Year 10 Sport Performance (Half Year)

10SPP1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Loudon

Many young people today are extremely engaged in their sporting activities. Some may choose to pursue a career in sport, whilst others purely participate for enjoyment. This course will cater to those who are striving to achieve in their chosen sport, enjoy learning through doing and want to excel in a setting with other motivated students. 

Get FIT for your Sport  (Functional fitness training) 

  • Students will learn about the basics of the principles of training, correct stretching, sport specific warm up and the safe use of exercise equipment. Students will research and design a training programme for their individual sport, then carry out training sessions both in and out of school. This unit will run across both terms, with the students carrying out regular training, testing and reflection

Get your MIND ready to compete  (Sports Psychology) 

  • Students learn about sport psychology concepts such as positive mindset, resilience, goal setting and mental toughness. Students will set goals for their fitness, coaching and performance programmes and track their progress towards these goals

SKILLS for life (Managing self) 

  • Students will gain knowledge and understanding in a number of different areas to allow them to be successful both in their chosen sport and in other aspects of life. These topics include rest & recovery, time management, nutrition and injury management

GIVE BACK to the game  (Coaching, leadership and community) 

  • Students learn about the skills and characteristics required for effective coaching and officiating, so that they can further develop their leadership and interpersonal abilities and give back to the game. Practical sessions would involve the teaching of fundamental skills during coaching sessions with students in the Special Needs Department

Course Overview

Term 1
Get FIT for your Sport (Functional fitness training)

Get your MIND ready to compete (Sports Psychology)

SKILLS for life (Managing self) ​

Term 2
Get FIT for your Sport (Functional fitness training)

SKILLS for life (Managing self) ​

GIVE BACK to the game (Coaching, leadership and community)

Term 3
Get FIT for your Sport (Functional fitness training)

Get your MIND ready to compete (Sports Psychology)

SKILLS for life (Managing self) ​

Term 4
Get FIT for your Sport (Functional fitness training)

SKILLS for life (Managing self) ​

GIVE BACK to the game (Coaching, leadership and community)

Pathway

L1 Health Studies, L1 Outdoor Physical Education, L1 Sport Science

Required Prior Learning