Sport and Fitness

Sport and Fitness

What is it?

The Sports and Fitness Short Course accredits up to 60 hours of involvement in various sporting activities,

within the following areas:

  • Skills and participation
  • Coaching
  • Fitness
  • Sports study

What will I be doing?

The course is both practical and theoretical. Practical elements include taking part in a number of different sports and activities – Basketball, Football, Handball, Tennis, Rugby, Fitness training and Circuit training.

It also involves learning skills in a sport as well as learning the rules of a game and experiencing refereeing these games.

Theory sessions will focus on diet and nutrition, sport from another country, sporting issues and a major sporting competition e.g. the World Cup.

Skills and Knowledge Learned

Developing a range of sporting skills, working as part of a team, learning the rules of a game and carrying out independent sport-related

research tasks.

Who is the course suitable for?

The course does require some level of personal fitness, but most 

Importantly, it needs students to be committed and enthusiastic about the option.


ASDAN Sports and Fitness Award.

Course Leader

Mark Rhodes

Abbey Hill Academy Sixth Form
Sheraton Building
Ketton Road
Stockton on Tees
TS19 8BU

Tel: 01642 664140


Horizons Specialist Academy Trust is a company limited by guarantee (Company No 08608287) and exempt charity registered in England and Wales.

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