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Welcome to the virtual options evening for 2021.

Click on options subject drop-downs below for information from the booklet and informative videos on subject content and why you may wish to choose them. Student videos talking about their experiences of the subject are also available.

OPTIONS BOOKLET 2021

Art, Craft & Design

Art, Craft & Design

Why study Art, Craft & Design?

The Art & Design qualification covers a range of disciplines within Art; students will enjoy developing skills in the areas below whilst working on teacher led and independent projects across the two years. Students will study both contemporary and historical artists and complete responses to their work, as well as working from photography and their own images. The qualification encourages students to actively engage with Art from different cultures and eras, in order to develop as effective and independent art practitioners. Students will learn through teacher led workshops and will also be expected to be able to work individually on their own ideas in response to a theme given.  Art and Design develops the students’ personal attributes such as self-confidence, resilience, perseverance and commitment.
 

Areas of Study

Drawing -  Students are able to explore drawing using a range of drawing materials, media and techniques such as graphite, tonal, ink and coloured pencil.

Painting - The use of a range of painting materials, tools and techniques such as acrylic, water colour on different surfaces.

Printing - Students will learn basic printing methods such as; foam board printing, mono printing and lino printing, to develop creative ways of transferring images onto different surfaces.

Sculpture and Ceramics - All students will be expected to create non-functional ceramic sculptures in response to a project or brief from their teacher. They will use a range of ceramic materials, tools and techniques such as modelling, casting, hand building, glazing, surface decoration and firing. 
 

How will I  be assessed? 

Students are assessed on a personal portfolio which is developed throughout Year 10 and the first term of Year 11. They will then work on an externally set brief or project set by the exam board. The final assessment is a ten hour exam set over two days. This course will either be a GCSE or BTEC qualification.
 

Further questions? Please contact Mrs S Calleja-Taylor, Head of Art, if you require any further information.  s.calleja.scs@osborne.coop

 

 

 

Business

Business

Why study Business?

Business will develop critical thinking, analysis and problem-solving skills through the study of how businesses operate. It will be an interesting way to develop skills, which can be transferred to other subjects and applied in day-to-day life or due to its academic nature, it is suitable for students with a real enthusiasm for the business environment.
 

Areas of Study

1   Business Activity

  • The role of business enterprise and entrepreneurship, business planning, and business ownership.
     

2   Marketing

  • The role and importance of marketing and market research.
     

3   People

  • Recruitment and selection, motivation and retention.
     

4   Operations

  • Production processes, quality of goods and services and consumer law.
     

5   Finance

  • Sources of finance and calculation of profitability ratios and cash flow.
     

6   Influences on business

  • Ethical and environmental considerations and globalisation.
     

7   The interdependent nature of  business
 

Further questions? Please contact Mrs Law, Assistant Head Teacher, if you require any further information.  h.law.scs@osborne.coop 

BTEC Enterprise

Enterprise

Why study BTEC Business Enterprise?

Students will study local enterprises to develop their knowledge and understanding of the what the enterprises do and the skills needed by entrepreneurs. Students will then move on to select their own idea for a micro-enterprise activity to plan and pitch. They will individually pitch their business plan for their idea to an audience and then use the feedback to review their plan and pitch. For the examined element of the course, students will explore the different promotional methods used by enterprises and the factors that influence how enterprises identify and target their market. Students will explore financial documents and how to use them to monitor and improve the performance of an enterprise in order to make decisions and recommend strategies for success.
 

Areas of Study

Component 1 – Exploring Enterprise (Internally assessed – 30%) 

This component allows you to examine different enterprises to develop knowledge and understanding of the characteristics of enterprises and the skills needed by entrepreneurs. You will explore how market research helps enterprises meet customer needs, understand competitor behaviour and investigate the factors that contribute to the success of an enterprise.

Component 2 - Planning for and Running an Enterprise (Internally assessed – 30%) 

In this unit, you will select an enterprise idea to plan, pitch for and run. You will explore ideas for a micro enterprise activity, plan for a micro enterprise activity, and pitch for a micro enterprise activity and eventually operate a micro enterprise activity as a part of a practical activity.

Component 3 – Promotion and Finance for Enterprise (Externally assessed – 40%)

You will be provided with a case study of a small to medium enterprise and then complete a series of activities.
 

Further questions? Please contact Mrs Law, Assistant Head Teacher, if you require any further information.  h.law.scs@osborne.coop

Child Development

Child dev

Why study Child Development?

Why should I choose this course?

This qualification is for pupils who wish to develop applied knowledge and practical skills in child development. It is designed with both practical and theoretical elements, which will prepare students for further qualifications and work with children.
 

What will I study?

Students will develop the essential knowledge and understanding in child development, covering reproduction, parental responsibility, antenatal care, birth, postnatal checks, postnatal provision, conditions for development, childhood illnesses and child safety.

Students will gain knowledge of the equipment needs of babies and young children and an understanding of the factors to be considered when choosing appropriate equipment to meet all of these needs. This topic will also cover nutrition and hygiene practices and students will be given the opportunity to investigate feeding solutions, comparing these to nutritional requirements and evaluating the outcomes.

Students will gain an understanding of the development norms from birth to five years and the stages and benefits of play. Students will observe development norms in children up to the age of five. There will also be opportunities for researching, planning and carrying out activities with a child and observing and evaluating these activities.
 

How will I be assessed?  

40% of your course will be assessed internally through coursework.

60% of your course will be examined externally through a final 1.5 hour exam.
 

Further questions? Please contact Mrs Jellicoe Head of Child Development, if you require any further information. a.jellicoe.scs@osborne.coop

Citizenship

Citizenship

Why study Citizenship?

Why should I choose this course?

Citizenship Studies is an exciting course to take for GCSE. Citizenship Studies is about how people take an active part in democratic politics and work together for a better society, locally, nationally and globally. Our GCSE gives students the opportunity to learn about power, democracy, the operation of government and the legal system, and the role of the UK in the wider world. Citizenship is not just about sitting in classrooms; this subject gets you out and about, involved in community activity. Through group work you will explore an issue you really care about; you’ll plan to interview people in authority and organise a campaign for action to raise awareness and make a difference.
 

What will I study?

There are five main themes of Citizenship which are;

Theme A: - Living together in Theme B: - Democracy the UK at work in the UK

Careers & The Future:

Theme C: - Law and justice

Theme D: - Power and influence

Theme E: - Taking citizenship action

Students must carry out a critical investigation leading to citizenship action
 

How will I be assessed?  

The final grade students will achieve will be based on two final exams, each taking 1hr 45mins each. The course, like most others will now be 100% exam. 15% of the questions in the exam will be based upon a practical element, this is where students do something good to make a difference and is basically the replacement of the old coursework.
 

Further questions? Please contact Mrs H Law, Assistant Head Teacher, if you require any further information h.law.scs@osborne.coop

Computer Science

Computer science

Why study Computer Science?

Why should I choose this course?

This exciting GCSE gives you an excellent opportunity to investigate how computers work, how they’re used and to develop computer programming or problem-solving skills. You will do some fascinating, in-depth, research and practical work, such as learning Python Programme language.  Programming will be integral in this subject as well as the impact of digital technology to the individual and the wider society.
 

What will I study?

Computer Systems (01) –This component investigates hardware, logical operations, communications, data representation and data types, operating systems, principles of programming, software engineering, program construction, security and data management and the impacts of digital technology on wider society.

Computational thinking, algorithms and programming (02) – This component investigates problem solving, algorithms and programming constructs, programming languages, data structures and data types and security and authentication.

Programming Project (03) – This component requires learners to produce a programmed solution to a problem. They must analyse the problem, design a solution to the problem, develop a final programmed solution, test the solution and give suggestions for further development of the solution. Throughout the production of the solution learners are required to produce a refinement log that evidences the development of the solution.  The component does not contribute to the final mark or qualification grade.
 

How will I be assessed?  

Computer systems - written paper 50%

Computational thinking, algorithms and programming – written paper 50%
 

Further questions? Please contact Mr M Ahmed, if you require any further information. m.ahmed.scs@osborne.coop

Creative iMedia

Creative imedia

Why study Creative iMedia?

Why should I choose this course?

This qualification covers a number of key areas in the media field, from pre-production skills to developing multimedia products such as graphics and a website. You will have a chance to explore areas of creative media that interest you. The Cambridge Nationals in Creative iMedia  provide opportunities to develop useful transferable skills such as research, planning, review, working with others and communicating creative concepts effectively.
 

What will I study?

Unit R081 – Pre-production skills:

A mandatory unit and a foundation for optional units, this unit will give students a solid base to develop knowledge and understanding of pre-production documents used in the creative sector. Examples of content include: Mood boards, Storyboards, Mind maps, Scripts, Visualisation diagrams.

Unit R082 – Creating Digital Graphics:

In this unit, students will understand the purpose and properties of digital graphics,

and know where and how they are used. They will be able to plan the creation of digital graphics, create new digital graphics using a range of editing techniques and review a completed graphic against a specific brief.

Unit R085 – Creating a multipage website:

This unit will enable learners to explore and understand the different properties, purposes and features of multipage websites, plan and create a multipage website and review the final website against a specific brief.
 

How will I  be assessed?  

Most of this qualification is assessed by coursework. So, if you like project work, enjoy research and doing practical things you may find a Cambridge National a better option than a GCSE. There is one written exam, which lasts for 1 hour. This exam assesses the ‘Understanding Computer Systems’ unit – which is a compulsory unit.  You will have two opportunities to take the test, one in January and the other in the summer.
 

Further questions? Please contact Mr M Ahmed, if you require any further information. m.ahmed.scs@osborne.coop



Drama

Drama

Why study Drama?

Why should I choose this course?

When choosing Drama, you should be prepared to be open minded and you will be expected to perform in front of your peers. Drama is an exciting, stimulating and challenging course and you will need to be self-motivated.

Drama helps to develop many skills: acting builds confidence and the ability to

work in a team; directing gives you organisational and management skills.  Drama is about understanding what it is like to put yourself in somebody else’s shoes.  You will play many different parts in different imaginary situations.  You will have the opportunity to create your own work as well as look at plays written by other people.  You will need to write in detail about your examination work as part of your coursework. You must be a team player. Above all, you must be very motivated, willing to explore your creativity and willing to take risks.  
 

What will I study?

All work will be related to performing, creating and understanding specific types of theatre and performance. There is theory alongside practical work and this is often covered through a mixture of hands-on individual and group tasks. The course allows you to develop a range of skills in communication, creativity, group work, problem solving, understanding social and political issues.
 

How will I be assessed?  

You will be assessed externally by a visiting examiner who will observe prepared performances.  This will take place within a group, so it is imperative that you recognise the importance of shared responsibility and working as a team.

There are examinable units as well as internally assessed units depending on the most suitable course for the student.

This qualification will be offered as a BTEC or a GCSE.
 

Further questions? Please contact Mr L Brown, Head of Creative Arts Faculty, if you require any further information.  l.brown.scs@osborne.coop

 

Film Studies

Film studies

Why study Film Studies?

Why should I choose this course?

Would you like to explore: Developments in US Film? Global Film? Film Production?

Would you like to be able to: Analyse a range of films? Explore film techniques such as cinematography, mise en scene? Identify how film is created and constructed? Analyse film in relation to narrative, representation and aesthetics? Shoot and edit your own opening film sequence?

If so, Film Studies could be for you. Film plays an important role in our society. It provides us with a diverse and interesting “look” at the world, gratifying us on many levels through the construction of the narrative. Evoking a multitude of feelings and responses. It can challenge us, entertain us, make us question what we see.
 

What will I study?

This course offers students opportunities to develop an understanding of film through key concepts which you will explore, such as: Codes and conventions of film; Genre and narrative; Mise en scene; Cinematography; Context; Aesthetics; Representation; Use industry standard IT software (iMovie or Final cut).
 

How will I be assessed?  

  • Candidates are required to submit:
  • A Film Production Assessment plus evaluation (30%)
  • Two written examination papers on Developments in US Film (35%) and Global Film
  • (35%) covered in the last year.

Film Studies is an exciting and challenging subject which can lead to further study in either academic or vocational areas. As a subject it complements further study in English literature, Psychology, Sociology, Art, Drama, and IT
 

Further questions? Please contact Mrs Law, Assistant Head Teacher, if you require any further information.  h.law.scs@osborne.coop 

 

Health and Social Care

Health social

Why study Health & Social Care?

Why should I choose this course?

This is a new vocational course which will give students:

  • the opportunity to gain a broad understanding and knowledge of the Health and Social Care sector
  • A more focused understanding of Health and Social Care through the selection of optional specialist units
  • the opportunity to develop a range of personal skills and techniques, through the selection of units that are essential for successful performance in working life
  • opportunities for students to achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification with Pass, Merit and Distinction levels.
     

What will I study?

Unit 1 - Human Lifespan Development

In this unit you will:

  • explore human growth and development across life stages
  • investigate factors that affect human growth and development and how they are interrelated.

Unit 2 - Health and Social Care Values

In this unit you will:

  • explore the care values that underpin current practice in health and social care.

Unit 4 - Social Influences on Health and Wellbeing

In this unit you will:

  • explore the effects of socialisation on the health and wellbeing of individuals
  • understand the influences that relationships have on the health and wellbeing of individuals
  •  investigate the effects of social factors on the health and wellbeing of individuals.
  • Unit 6 - The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing

In this unit you will:

  • explore the effects of balanced and unbalanced diets on the health and wellbeing of individuals
  • understand the specific nutritional needs and preferences of individuals.
     

How will I be assessed?  

There are 3 internally assessed projects and one external examination
 

Further questions? Please contact Mrs Law, Assistant Head Teacher, if you require any further information.  h.law.scs@osborne.coop 

Hospitality & Catering

Hospitality catering

Why study Hospitality & Catering?

Why should I choose this course?

You will develop the knowledge and understanding related to a range of hospitality and catering providers; how they operate and what they have to take into account to be successful in this industry.
 

What will I study?

  • How food can cause ill health.
  • Importance of nutrition when planning meals.
  • The environment in which hospitality and catering providers operate.
  • Health and safety.
  • Job requirements within the industry.
  • Factors which affect the success of a hospitality and catering provider.
  • Kitchen planning.
  • Customer requirements.
  • Risk Assessment.
  • Role of the Environmental Health Officer.
  • Techniques of cooking different commodities (poultry, meat, fish, eggs, dairy products, cereals, vegetables fruit and soya products).
  • Food presentation.
     

How will I be assessed?  

Unit 1: The Hospitality and Catering Industry will be externally assessed with an on-line examination that lasts 90 minutes. You will be graded as follows:

Grading: Level 1 Pass,  Level 2 Pass,  Level 2 Merit,  Level 2 Distinction

Unit 2: Hospitality and Catering in Action This involves a piece of controlled assessment in school under examination conditions. You will have to safely plan, prepare and cook a meal to meet the brief set.
 

Further questions? Please contact Mrs T Warren, Head of Food and Cooking, if you require any further information.  t.warren.scs@osborne.coop

Media Studies

Media

Why study Media Studies?

Why should I choose this course?

Media Studies is a contemporary and interactive subject which encourages students to develop their creative, analytical, research, and communication skills.  Many students choose GCSE Media Studies for its relevance to their lives and for the opportunities it provides for exploring contemporary issues. Media coverage will include; newspapers, magazines, radio, marketing and advertising, film, video games, television, the music industry and online and social participatory media.
 

What will I study?  

GCSE Media Students will explore the theoretical framework, historical, social and political context and how it is received by the intended target audience.

They will be introduced to the four areas of the theoretical framework: Language, Industry, Audience and Representation. They will apply this theoretical framework to the close study products and be introduced to their NEA (non-exam assessment).
 

How will I be assessed?  

Media Paper 1 (35 %): This paper is divided into two sections. Section A: Media Language and Representations  and Section B: Audience  and Industry. 84 marks.

Media Paper 2 (35 % ): This paper is divided into two sections. Section A is  focussed on a live screening of one of the television close study products and an extended writing question with relation to all four areas of the theoretical framework. Section B can be questions based on any of the case studies taught with in depth answers being able to reference all four areas again. 84 marks.

NEA (30%): Non-exam assessment. Pupils will produce their own media product based on the brief released by AQA in Year 10. 60 marks.
 

Further questions? Please contact Mrs C Curran, if you require any further information. c.curran.scs@osborne.coop

Music

Music

Why study Music?

Why should I choose this course?

The music industry is constantly evolving. Over the last fifty years it has developed, innovated and re-invented how the world hears and experiences music. Music and the creation of music technology is one of the expanding areas within the industry. The use of technology is now an integral and fundamental part of a musician’s expected knowledge which is why we are now offering students the opportunity to study music at St. Clere’s.
 

The course:

  • Develops critical thinking and independent decision-making skills.
  • Develops appreciation and critical understanding of the music industry. 
  • Combines practical and theoretical knowledge of music and music technology.
  • Encourages pupils to be creative and use their skills to develop and create music that is unique to their abilities, interests and styles of music.
     

What will I study?

Students will study 4 different units over the course.

  • Digital Audio Workstation.
  • Create your own piece of music.
  • Sound Creation (Music and other forms of Media like TV and Film)
  • Recording Studio        
     

How will I be assessed?  

60% - There are four units each worth 15%.

40% - Two exams. A written exam worth 15% based on all four units of work studied. A practical task to be completed using the music software pupils have learnt to use during the course.

The overall course is awarded with a Pass, Merit, Distinction or distinction.
 

Further questions? Please contact Miss F Squire, Head of Music, if you require any further information. f.squire.scs@osborne.coop

Philosophy and Ethics

Philospophy & Ethics

Why study Philosophy and Ethics?

Why should I choose this course?

The new Religious Studies course has been developed to give students a broad view of different moral and ethical issues and a varied range of information in relation to religions, beliefs and teachings.
 

What will I study?

This course has been developed to:

  • Challenge students to form opinions, express ideas, and ask questions about beliefs, values, meaning, purpose, and truth, enabling students to develop their own attitudes towards religious issues.
  • Enable students to gain an appreciation of how religion, philosophy, and ethical issues form the basis of our culture.
  • Give students the ability to work with abstract ideas and give their own interpretations.
  • Develop research and leadership skills.
     

How will I be assessed?  

This course is 100% examination, there is no course work element.

Paper 1 - The study of religions: beliefs, teachings and practices (50%)

  • Two separate religions are explored in depth and philosophical ideas examined and discussed. Christian and Buddhist beliefs and practices.

 Paper 2 - Thematic studies (50%)

All pupils will have the opportunity to cover a variety of themes that include:

Theme A - Relationships & family

Theme B - Religion & Life

Theme D - Religion peace & Conflict

Theme E - Religion crime & Punishment

Each exam is 1 hour 45 minutes long and equally weighted.
 

Further questions? Please contact Mrs A Jellicoe, Head of Religious Studies, if you require any further information.  a.jellicoe.scs@osborne.coop

Psychology

Psychology

Why study Psychology?

Why should I choose this course?

Psychology is the study of the mind.  Are you interested in finding out why people behave the way they do?  Choosing this course will help you to understand what motivates individuals to behave in a particular way.  It is a subject that is relevant to everyday life and is very popular with students. 
 

Areas of study

Criminal Psychology

Why do people become criminals? Are individuals genetically programmed to be criminal or do they learn anti-social behaviours from their role models and environment?

Development

How do children develop the ability to learn, think, speak and behave? Do all children develop at the same rate and in the same way? Does a child’s rate of development impact their ability to learn?

Psychological Problems

Explore the prevalence of mental health problems and the changes in attitude towards mental health

Social Influence

Why do people conform? Why are there differences in individual behaviour and crowd behaviour? Do people obey because they are naturally obedient or is it because of the influence of authority figures? Can crowd behaviour be changed by minority influence?

Memory

How do our memories work? What is amnesia and its causes? How much information can we hold in our short-term memory? What about long-term memory?

Sleep and Dreaming

What are the functions and benefits of sleep? What does the sleep cycle look like and what causes sleep disorders such as insomnia? Why do we dream?
 

How will I be assessed?  

100% Exam
 

Further questions? Please contact Mrs L Irvine, Head of Psychology, if you require any further information. l.irvine.scs@osborne.coop

Sociology

Sociology

Why study Sociology?

Why should I choose this course?

Sociology is a subject that is relevant to every student from every walk of life because it deals with subjects such as immigration, racism, sexuality, domestic abuse to name but a few. Students learn about how they view the world and they also investigate stereotypes. Sociology will deepen their understanding of the world around them in a critical way.
 

Areas of study

What sort of questions will I be asked in Sociology?

  • What is society?
  • What happens when children are brought up with animals?
  • Why does violence happen? Where does violence happen?
  • Are men and women naturally different?
  • Are there still clearly defined social classes?
  • Why are men more criminal than women?
  • How has fertility and our expectations of life changed?

Why do Sociology?

  • Through sociology you will be encouraged to critically analyse the nature and source of information and to base judgements and arguments on evidence.  Sociology will reflect upon your own experience of the social world in which you live and enable you to play informed roles within the community.

What sort of person would enjoy this course?

  • You need to be open minded, critical, sceptical and interested in why people behave in the way that they do.  You also need to be proficient at English as the subject is very essay based.
     

How will I be assessed?  

100% Exam
 

Further questions? Please contact Miss J Mead, Head of Sociology, if you require any further information.  j.mead.scs@osborne.coop 

Statistics

Statistics

Why study Statistics?

Why should I choose this course?

The world is awash with data. It is estimated that 2.5×10 bytes of data are created every day, with economies increasingly being data dependent and using data-intensive technologies. This course will give you the ability to make sense of data as an essential skill for working life and full citizenship in a modern society.
 

What will I study?

  • The use of statistical techniques in a variety of authentic investigations, using real-world data in contexts such as, but not limited to, populations, climate, sales etc.
  • Identifying trends through carrying out appropriate calculations and data visualisation techniques.
  • Critically evaluating data, calculations and evaluations that would be commonly encountered in their studies and in everyday life.
  • Understanding how technology has enabled the collection, visualisation and analysis of large quantities of data to inform decision-making processes in public, commercial and academic sectors.
  • Understand ways that data can be organised, processed and presented, including statistical measures to compare data and understanding the advantages of using technology to automate processing. 
     

How will I be assessed?  

This course is externally assessed. You will sit two 1.5 hour examinations
 

Further questions?  Please contact Mr D Le Roux,if you require any further information.  d.leroux.scs@osborne.coop

Triple Science

Triple Science

Why study Triple Science?

Why should I choose this course?

Alongside the core teaching of Science, the Triple Science option offers a broader and deeper Science curriculum for pupils to study. Pupils selecting Triple Science as an option will be given the opportunity to explore Science topics that explain the very foundations of current and future technology and gain an appreciation of how complex and diverse the natural world is. From a greater understanding of the atomic building blocks of the universe to the vastness of space, the completion of our Triple Science curriculum will provide an excellent starting point for further study in any Science subject beyond GCSE and promote a sense of wonder and interest in our world and beyond. 
 

What will I study?

The extra Science content will fit seamlessly into your usual core Science lessons. Examples of the extra content that will be covered are:

  • Astronomy
  • Organic Chemistry (the study of carbon-based chemicals, such as oil and alcohol)
  • Advanced Genetics
     

How will I be assessed?  

  • There are six terminal assessments each consisting of a 1 hour and 45 minutes exam, these are externally marked.
  • 20% of each examination will be assessed on practical skills gained over the course.
  • There will be tiered papers. Foundation tier will target grades 1 – 5 and higher will target grades 4 – 9.
  • There is no coursework component in this course.
  • All students taking triple science as an option will gain three GCSEs in science: one for each Biology, Chemistry and Physics. This is an extra GCSE compared to the more common Combined Science Award, which offers two GCSEs as an amalgamation of the three Science subjects.
     

Further questions? Please contact Mr M Dennis, Head of Science, if you require any further information. m.dennis.scs@osborne.coop

BTEC PE

Btec pe

Why study BTEC PE?

Why should I choose this course?

This course has been developed to: 

  • Encourage personal development through practical participation and performance in a range of sports and exercise activities. 
  • Give learners a wider understanding and appreciation of health-related fitness, sports and exercise through a selection of optional specialist units.
  • Encourage learners to develop their people, communication, planning and team-working skills by having the opportunity to select from optional units available in the qualification structure. 
  • Provide education and training for sport, leisure and recreation employees. 
  • Give learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.
     

What do I need to know, or be able to do, before taking this course?

This course is suited to learners who have a keen interest in both the theory and practical element of sport. In order to achieve the best grades at BTEC pupils need to maintain a high level of motivation towards the subject and be very organised to keep up to date with the coursework.
 

What is expected of me?

The Physical Education Department has high expectations of all students. In addition to the school expectations, the Department expects every student to complete all coursework deadlines and attend extra revision and intervention sessions when required.
 

How will I be assessed?  

This course is 75% coursework based with an element of examination which equates to 25%. All pupils will have the opportunity to cover a variety of topics linked with sport including leadership, fitness and performance. This is equivalent to 1 GCSE over the two  year course. This will be awarded by Pass (C) Merit (B) Distinction (A)  and Distinction* (A*)

You can go onto study level 3 PE qualifications. This can lead to Higher Education in which students may study Sport Sciences or Physical Education.
 

Further questions? Please contact Miss H Saywood, Head of Physical Education, if you require any further information. h.saywood.scs@osborne.coop