The new BTEC Firsts in Sport contain 2 forms of assessment:
- Internal Assessment: Teacher-led assessment remains at the heart of the BTEC Level 2 Firsts
- External Assessment: Supporting teacher-led assessment: the right external assessment for Sport.
External Assessment: How it works
Building on the rigorous assessment standards expected of BTEC qualifications, the new BTEC Level 2 Firsts in Sport include externally assessed units in all 3 sizes, comprising 25% of total assessment for the Award (120 GLH) and Certificate (240 GLH), 16% for the Extended Certificate (360 GLH), and 12.5% for the Diploma (480 GLH).
Your Exams Officer can now make your external assessment bookings on Edexcel Online. Learn more.
External Assessment - Useful Information
Equivalent to 1 GCSE size
|Unit 1 - Fitness for Sport and Exercise
||Onscreen test with:
- multiple choice
- short answer
- matching exercises, etc.
Questions structured to allow learners to demonstrate the knowledge gained in the unit, and to provide opportunity for high achieving students to develop distinction-level answers.
Including appropriate use of video animation, this testing method offers an interactive, engaging way for learners to demonstrate their understanding of a unit in a fully synoptic way.
Equivalent to 2 GCSE sizes
Equivalent to 3 GCSE sizes
Equivalent to 4 GCSE sizes
Unit 1 - Fitness for Sport and Exercise
Unit 7 - Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Performance