We are pleased with Kishan's academic progress – including PE! We feel Kishan has made progress in self help skills too, as well as increased confidence in his communication with others. Thank you to all the team for supporting Kishan so well. Mrs J Patel
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Key Stage 5 overview

Pupils study the CYG Level 1 Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure at The Y Club, Castlefield Hotel in Manchester. The course lasts one year and pupils study for two days per week.

Learners will cover:

Knowledge and understanding relating to the qualification:

• functions of the skeletal, muscular and cardio-respiratory systems

• requirements of a healthy diet

• different exercise and fitness activities and facilities

• the workplace: risks and hazards, employee rights and responsibilities

• how to support a leader of a sports or active leisure activity


Skills relating to the qualification:

• review own performance when taking part in sport

• plan, use and review own fitness programme

• assist in planning and delivering a sports activity

• set goals for a work placement

The qualification will be facilitated by a sport and fitness professionally qualified tutor who will deliver and combination of theory and practical learning. The tutor will deliver half a day within the school and a full day will be spent at the Y Club each week giving the learners the experience of an active leisure setting. We will work with learners to access work experience placements in the sport and active leisure industry that will complement their learning.

We are also offering learners the opportunity to take optional National Pool Lifeguard and First Aid Qualifications. This course will be delivered over a week sometime in May or June by Trafford College


Oakwood Academy, Chatsworth Road, Ellesmere Park,
Eccles, Manchester M30 9DY
Tel: 0161 921 2880

OFSTED Inspection will take place on:
Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd November 2017