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Welcome to Sport BTEC Options Taster Session

Did you know? 

The sport of badminton was initially called “Poona” and Anna Kopchovsky, the first woman to cycle around the world in 1894, had only learned how to cycle a few days before she set off. She covered the entire distance in 15 months and received a reward of 10,000 dollars.

We hope you enjoy the taster session!


What is the full title of the course? 

The course is the BTEC Sport Level 2 Award 


It BTEC Sport a practical course? 

The course is predominantly a theory-based course, with some practical elements which are linked to your coursework. You are not assessed on your practical ability to perform or play sport.  


Will I get the opportunity to lead others during the course? 

Yes, you will be lead either your peers or younger students in a sports activity, which you have designed, and which you will review afterwards.  


How am I assessed on the course? 

You will be assessed through a variety of methods, including written assignments, leading and reviewing sports activities, and through formal exams.  


What grades are awarded? 

 Pass, Merit, Distinction, and Distinction* 


 For further information please contact Mr Elvery or a member of the PE team.