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To Experience:

In a vocational setting, lifelong skills that will help students develop their sport education. Sports leaders awards and working with primary school children

To Develop:

Practical skills and the broad knowledge required for entrance into higher education programmes in sport. Sports leadership skills through a variety of tasks and through leading activities with in the LSSP consortium

To Explore:

Their Physical education through applied learning, and those who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment, possibly in the sports sector.

To Understand:

The anatomy, physiology, fitness in sport, sports leadership and professional development within the sports industry.

Sport in Year 12:

Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology

Students will explore the structure of the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory and energy systems as well as additional factors which affect sport and exercise performance. The anatomy and physiology of each body system and their processes are very different but work together to produce movement. They will gain a full appreciation of how the body is able to take part in sport and exercise through understanding the interrelationships between these body systems.

Unit 4: Sports Leadership

This unit aims to develop your confidence in a variety of different roles when leading sport. These roles range from coach, to official, to captain or personal trainer. You will be guided through the requirements of effective leadership and this will develop your knowledge and understanding of the leader’s role, the key skills, qualities and characteristics. You will be required to take on the role of a leader and demonstrate the necessary range of skills for the selected leadership role independently and as part of a team, when planning and running an event.

Sport in Year 13:

Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being

In this unit, students will explore the process required for screening clients and assessing their lifestyle and nutritional intake. How to interpret this information will then be examined. From this information you will explore how to make judgements on a specific individual’s current lifestyle and then suggest modifications to help improve the individual’s fitness, health and overall well-being. Fitness training methods will be examined for each component of physical and skill-related fitness. The selection of appropriate training methods for a selected individual and their application into a training programme will then be explored. To complete the assessment task within this unit, you will need to draw on your learning from across your programme.

Unit 3: Professional Development in the Sports Industry

In this unit, you will research the different possible careers and the associated job roles in the sports industry, then action plan your development towards achieving a selected career aim. You will analyse your own skills and identify how to develop them into a career through the use of a career plan. You will research your chosen career to understand how to access and progress within it. You will take part in application and interview assessment activities for a selected career pathway, drawing on knowledge and skills from across the qualification to identify your own strengths and gaps in knowledge and skills. You will evaluate your own performance to gain an understanding of the generic employability and specific-technical knowledge and skills required to access and progress in a selected career pathway in the sports industry.