NCFE Sports Studies

Equivalent to a GCSE you will study the following topics:

  • Partcipation  in sport
  • Ethics in sport
  • Sponsorship, media and marketing in sport
  • The use of technology in sport
  • Planning, delivering and reviewing a sports competition
  • Sports injuries
  • Psychology for sports performance
  • Sports leadership and sports coaching
  • Skills classification and performance analysis
  • Development and delivery of a sports coaching session

How will it be assessed?

Coursework ­ 60%

Project around planning and delivering coaching sessions.

Exam ­ 40%

On the work covered in the 10 topics.

Within the 10 topics we will try to include as much practical as possible including a residential trip and visits to sporting facilities within the community.

Your grade will be given as

L2 ­ Distinction, Merit, Pass

L1 ­ Distinction, Merit, Pass

What parents need to know

The previous BTEC First Award will no longer exist after 2023.

The NCFE Sports Studies course is the closest match to previous Sports courses that have been taught at Oakwood High School.

For more information

Please contact: S.Alyanak, A.Tibenham or J.Bignell on 

Potential further study and careers

Level 3 in:

  • Sport Studies
  • Sport and Physical Ac vity
  • Sports Performance and Excellence
  • Sport and Exercise Science
  • Sport coaching
  • Personal Training
  • A Level in Physical Education and Sport

Learners could also progress into employment or onto an apprenticeship.