Year 10 Sport BTEC - The Academy Selsey

Year 10 Sport BTEC

Subject: Sport BTEC

Description of activities


This course will develop a student’s understanding of the following areas:


  • Know about the components of fitness and the principles of training.
  • Why fitness components are important for successful participation.
  • Understand the rules, regulations and scoring systems for selected sports.
  • Practically demonstrate skills, techniques and tactics in selected sports.
  • Be able to review sports performance.
  • Assess their own fitness demands and their current level of fitness
  • Design, implement and evaluate a 6-week fitness training programme.
  • Explain the attributes, qualities and responsibilities of successful leaders
  • Plan and deliver a successful sports activity
  • Evaluate their effectiveness at being a leader in sport and make recommendations for the future.

Learning will be assessed by:

  • Unit 1 – Fitness for Exercise and Sports – External Examination
  • Unit 2 – Practical sports Performance – Assignment based. 2 written assignments, 1 practically assess by the teacher
  • Unit 5 – Training for personal fitness – Assignment based. 3 written assignments complimented by the completion of their fitness programme.
  • Unit 6 – Leading sports activities – Assignment based. 3 written assignments accompanied with the students coaching session.

Controlled assessment, deadlines and examination


Topics Covered and Controlled Assessment  Dates

Year 10

Autumn 1st half term

Unit 1 – Fitness for Exercise and Sport

Know about the components of fitness and the principles of training

Explore different fitness training methods


Autumn 2nd half term

Investigate fitness testing to determine fitness levels.

Exam and revision skills in preparation for a Christmas exam

Spring 1st half term

Unit 2 – Practical sports performance

Evaluate the rules, regulations and scoring systems of two sports. One will be basketball. The second will be a personal preference.


Spring 2nd half term

Demonstrate skills required for the two sports in a competitive situation.


Summer 1st half term

Assess performance levels in selected sports, making recommendations for methods to improve performance and justifying the selection.


Summer 2nd half term

Improvement time.

Websites to support learning:


Course books will be available for purchase.


Planned Support:


Support is available after school by arrangement with Mr Butler or Miss Goss or via email to either teacher who will be happy to respond to any queries sent to –  or