Sport

Sport

Vocational Level 3 Extended Diploma
Full-time, Sixth Form Study Programme
Examining Board: EDEXCEL

About the Course

This course will equip you with the essential skills and knowledge for future study or a career in sport. It offers you the chance to gain a qualification on a more practical level. 

This Extended Diploma will make up the core requirement of your Study Programme and is roughly equivalent to three A Levels.

You will gain practical experience of training and exercise and the physiological effects this has on our anatomy and you will explore how nutrition impacts on our health and performance and how to manage different types of sporting injuries.

This course is about gaining hands on experience and you may have the opportunity to work in a local primary school delivering either an After School Club or PE lessons, work as an official alongside SASP at a Primary School Central Venue League and work with students at Selworthy School.

Sport

Sport

We are taught many of the topics within the classroom, but often take what we have learnt outside and use it in a practical way. Everyone gets the chance to participate in demonstrations and practicals and there are opportunities to work as part of a team.

Sarah, Sport student
Working with secondary school students

Working with secondary school students

There are a variety of assessments that may take the form of presentations, group work, written assignments and planning/leading events.

Some of the topics we cover are:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • The Physiology of Fitness
  • Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Fitness Training and Programming
  • Sport Coaching
  • Sport Development
  • Rules, Regulations and officiating
The Sycamore Sports Facility, opened in 2017, includes a gym and dedicated classroom for our Sports course

The Sycamore Sports Facility, opened in 2017, includes a gym and dedicated classroom for our Sports course

Sycamore Sports Hall

Sycamore Sports Hall

Sycamore Sports Hall

Sycamore Sports Hall

To do this course you need the following:

  • Standard college entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, including Maths and English Language

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College facilities

Sycamore Sports Facility

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Case study

Sport Level 3 Vocational - Amy Pieri

Sport Level 3 Vocational - Amy Pieri

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