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Sports Studies

Why study Sport?

The Cambridge Nationals in Sport Studies is a vocational qualification that takes an engaging, practical and inspiring approach to learning and assessment. Not only can you improve your practical performance but also have the opportunity to develop your confidence in leading others whilst broadening your understanding of the range of factors influencing the sport.

What will I learn?

Pupils studying CNAT Sport will develop and extend their understanding in the following areas:

  • Contemporary issues in sport – Written exam
  • Developing sports skills – Practical assessment/coursework
  • Sports leadership –Practical assessment/coursework
  • Sport and the media - coursework

How will I be assessed?

This is the equivalent to a GCSE qualification and is graded from Level 1 Pass to Level 2 Distinction*

  • 25% - Exam
  • 75% - Coursework

What can I do after I’ve completed the course?

Sport & fitness is a huge industry. If you are keen on sport, you can make a healthy living from your passion. Whether that is working for a football club, as a Personal Trainer at the local gym, or training to be a Physiotherapist, Sports Analyst, or a Sports Journalist. There are lots of opportunities. From professional sport through to amateur teams and individuals who just want to get in shape, sport and fitness is a fast-growing business.

For more information please contact Mrs Hammett at the Academy on 01384 253722