Physical Education Qualifications
Year 10 & 11
Students study the NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award in Health and Fitness course during Key Stage 4, which is equivalent to 1 GCSE. This qualification is designed for learners with a general interest in health and fitness or an interest in any of the health and fitness contexts such as exercise, lifestyles and diet.
Students will complete the following units:
Unit 1 – Introduction to body systems and principles of training in health and fitness
Unit 2 – Preparing and planning for health and fitness
Year 12 & 13
Students are study the Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sport, which is equivalent to 1 A Level.
Learners will study 3 mandatory units.
- Unit 1 – Anatomy and Phsiology
- Unit 2 – Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
- Unit 3 – Professional Development in the Sport Industry
Learners will also choose one optional unit from a range which has been designed to support choices in progression to sport courses in higher education, and link with relevant occupational areas.