On this course, you will gain a thorough understanding of Physical Education (PE) in schools and wider communities, which will allow you to make a real difference to the development of young people. Throughout this Foundation Degree, you will develop your teaching, learning and leadership skills, enabling you to become a highly employable expert on PE and school sport. Over the duration of the course, you will develop skills in a range of sports including traditional sports, aquatics and outdoor adventure, benefiting from learning at world class sports facilities such as the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield. You’ll also have the opportunity to achieve a range of additional qualifications such as NGB Level 1 and 2 Coaching Awards, alongside the 1st4sport Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport. You will be supported to gain experience of working in primary and secondary school settings, all of which will allow you to secure various paid roles in a PE school setting.
The course is structured around a combination of taught, directed and self-directed learning opportunities. You are expected to undertake multiple roles and staff will help you to build your personal and academic skills.
How to Apply
Students will be expected to invest in a range of The Sheffield College sports clothing items in order to maintain a professional image of a PE and School Sport practitioner. These items should be worn in all teaching and learning environments. You can view the required items here.