Sport and Leisure
OCR Level 1/Level 2 Cambridge National Certificate in Sport Science including Outdoor Education

  • Experience a wide range of outdoor activities
  • Build knowledge of different sports and physical activities
  • Learn about topical sporting issues
  • Access state of the art sport facilities

This is the course for pupils who are interested in gaining a qualification that will help them find a career in the sport and leisure industry. Pupils will have the opportunity to experience a wide range of outdoor activities as well as applying theoretical knowledge about different types of sport and physical activity. Pupils will learn about topical issues in sport such as reducing sport injuries, applying the principles of training, sports nutrition and the body’s response to physical activity, as well as accessing state-of-the-art sport facilities including a gym, sports hall and climbing wall.

Example Modules

  • Reducing sport injuries
  • Applying the principles of training
  • Sports nutrition
  • The body’s response to physical activity

Functional Skills

English, Maths and ICT skills are included in relevant, work-related contexts, allowing pupils to work towards an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 qualification in those areas.

Progression

Completing the course provides pupils with the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress to other vocational qualifications in Sport & Leisure at College.

GCSEs

All pupils study GCSE English, maths, science and / or Functional Skills.

Sport Initiatives

#WhyCan’tYou

It is our mission to get more young people active in school sports. By giving them relatable role models such as their teachers it may help them reach more realistic goals and pathways.

#WhyCan’tYou is a social media driven initiative in which we encourage all staff and students to take part in.

Daily Mile

The aim of the Daily Mile is to improve physical, social, emotional mental health and wellbeing of our children – regardless of age, ability or personal circumstances. It consists of children running or jogging at their own pace with friends for 15 minutes every day.

Youth Sport Trust Quality Mark

The Youth Sport Trust Quality Mark is an online self-review tool aligned to Ofsted guidance which provides school with a nationally recognised badge of excellence for P.E and school sport.

We are delighted to say that our Core P.E programme (in its first academic year of delivery) has achieved the Bronze Quality Mark, which we are very proud of. We will however continue to improve and push Core P.E within our whole school curriculum and strive for outstanding provision.

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