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ACADEMIC COURSES

Pearson BTEC Sport Courses

Crawley Town Foundation Academy host Pearson BTEC Sport courses, English and Maths GCSE re-take courses, and Functional Skills courses on-site at The People's Pension Stadium in Crawley.

All courses are run in partnership with The Holy Trinity Sixth Form in Crawley and are taught by full-time PGCE-qualified tutors, employed by Crawley Town Community Foundation.

Our tutors collectively have over 20 years experience in football careers, inclusive of playing, coaching, business management and teaching, allowing them to provide valuable real-world context to the BTEC Sport programmes.

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BTEC NATIONAL LEVEL 3 FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN SPORT

Equivalent to 1.5 A-Levels

Entry Requirements:

Grade 4 or above in GCSE English & Maths  / Pearson BTEC Level 2 in Sport, Merit or above

Course Length: 

1st year of the two-year Extended Diploma, or a stand-alone 1-year qualification

Units Covered:

Unit 1: Anatomy & Physiology:

Closed-book exam, taught throughout the year

Unit 2: Fitness Training & Programming:

Open-book exam, taught throughout the year

Unit 3: Professional Development in Sport:

Two assignments, taught in the middle third of the year

Unit 4: Sports Leadership:

Two assignments, taught in the final third of the year

Unit 5: Application of Fitness Testing:

Two assignments, taught in the first third of the year

Unit 6: Sports Psychology:

Three assignments, taught in the middle third of the year

Unit 7: Practical Sports Performance:

Two assignments, taught in the first third of the year

Unit 8: Coaching for Performance:

Three assignments, taught in the final third of the year

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BTEC NATIONAL LEVEL 3 EXTENDED DIPLOMA IN SPORT

Equivalent to 3 A-Levels

Entry Requirements:

Grade 4 or above in GCSE English & Maths  / Pearson BTEC Level 2 in Sport, Merit or above

Course Length: 

2nd year of the two-year Extended Diploma

Units Covered:

Unit 9: Research Methods in Sport

Two assignments, taught in the middle third of the year

Unit 10: Sport Events Organisation

Two assignments, taught in the final third of the year

Unit 17: Sports Injury Management

Three assignments, taught in the final third of the year

Unit 19: Development & Provision in Sport

Open-book exam, taught throughout the year

Unit 22: Business in the Sport

Open-book exam, taught throughout the year

Unit 23: Skill Acquisition

Three assignments, taught in the first third of the year

Unit 26: Technical & Tactical Demands

Two assignments, taught in the first third of the year

Unit 28: Sports Performance Analysis

Three assignments, taught in the middle third of the year

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BTEC FIRST LEVEL 2 EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN SPORT

Equivalent to 4 GCSEs

Entry Requirements:

Desirable Grade 3 in GCSE English & Maths (lower grades may be considered)

Course Length: 

1-year programme, used as an access course for BTEC Level 3, provided students achieve Distinction/Merit on their Level 2 qualification

Units Covered:

Unit 1: Fitness for Sport & Exercise

Exam Unit, taught throughout the year

Unit 2: Practical Sports Performance

Exam Unit, taught throughout the year

Unit 3: Mind & Sports Performance

Unit 4: Performer in Action

Unit 6: Leading Sports Activities

Unit 7: Anatomy & Physiology

Unit 9: Lifestyles & Wellbeing

Unit 10: Sports Injuries

Unit 11: Running a Sports Event

Unit 12: Sports Industry

Unit 15: Designing Exercise Programmes

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GCSE ENGLISH & MATHS RE-TAKES

Taught at Holy Trinity Sixth Form

Students who achieve a Grade 3 in their English and/or Maths GCSEs are required by law to continue studying GCSE Maths and/or English until they achieve a Grade 4 or above.

GCSE re-take classes are taught at Holy Trinity Sixth Form by the school's English & Maths teachers, and all exams are hosted at the school.

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FUNCTIONAL SKILLS ENGLISH & MATHS

Taught at Crawley Town FC

Students who achieve a Grade 2 or below in their English and/or Maths GCSEs are required by law to continue studying Functional Skills Maths and/or English until they achieve a Level 2 qualification.

Functional Skills classes take place at Crawley Town FC and are assessed at the end of each academic year.

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2021-22 ACADEMIC TIMETABLE

BTEC FIRST LEVEL 2 EXT. CERT. IN SPORT

Academic Timetable

Monday 13:30-16:30

Tuesday 13:30-16:30

Thursday 10:30-12:30

Plus

Wednesday/Friday 9:00-11:00

All lessons at Crawley Town FC

Lessons will be in the cabin opposite the ballcourt.

BTEC NATIONAL LEVEL 3 FOU. DIP. IN SPORT - THOMSON

Academic Timetable

Monday 13:30-16:30

Tuesday 13:30-16:30

Thursday 10:30-12:30

Plus

Wednesday/Friday 9:00-11:00

All lessons at Crawley Town FC

Lessons will be in the boardroom, through the Player's Entrance into the stadium 

BTEC NATIONAL LEVEL 3 FOU. DIP. IN SPORT - WALKER

Academic Timetable

Monday 9:30-12:30

Tuesday 9:30-12:30

Thursday 13:30-16:30

Plus

Wednesday/Friday 9:00-11:00

All lessons at Crawley Town FC

Lessons will be in the cabin opposite the ballcourt

BTEC NATIONAL LEVEL 3 EXT. DIP. IN SPORT

Academic Timetable

Monday 9:30-12:30

Tuesday 9:30-12:30

Thursday 13:30-16:30

Plus

Wednesday/Friday 9:00-11:00

All lessons at Crawley Town FC

Lessons will be in the boardroom, through the Player's Entrance into the stadium

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