Welcome to the Sport and PE department. On this page you will find an introduction to the department and the individual subjects we offer.

Sports and PE courses

Physical Education

A level Physical Education offers an exciting opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of PE. Stimulating content is at the heart of these engaging qualifications, which will encourage students to immerse themselves in the world of sports and PE. Studying A Level Physical Education will give you a fantastic insight into the amazing world of sports performance. Not only will you have the chance to perform a sport through the non-exam assessment component, you will also develop a wide-ranging knowledge into the how and why of physical activity and sport.

For more information please see the Physical Education page on the college website.

Sport (Double) CTEC

The OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical introductory/diploma in Sport is a vocational / practical based course. It is designed to give students grounding into all areas of the sports industry and provide students with a broad understanding of the sports industry and the skills and knowledge required to pursue a career within this sector.

For more information please see the Sport (Double) CTEC page on the college website.

OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Sport

Cambridge Technical in Sport and Physical Activity Extended Certificate provides students with practical opportunities to develop relevant core knowledge and skills. Students further develop their skills through specialist pathways that help them deliver sport and physical activity to a wide range of participants. This is a single option and has external assessments (exams) that contribute toward the final grade.

For more information please see the OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Sport< page on the college website.

Public Services BTEC

BTEC Uniformed Protective Services is a relatively new subject at Aquinas College which offers a wide ranging curriculum touching on areas of Physical Education, Sociology, Citizenship and Law. It is encourages students to develop their independent research skills and incorporates a range of assessment methods including written reports, video presentations and observed activities.

For more information please see the Public Services BTEC page on the college website.

If you have any questions relating to any of these subjects please email openevent@aquinas.ac.uk
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