About Stone Soup Academy

You will find key information regarding our admission arrangements, our history and ethos and links to key documentation.

Studying at Stone Soup Academy

Information on our courses, what our students can expect, what we expect in return.

Introduction from the Principal

Introduction from the Principal summarising the core principles of the school and our journey so far


Aims of the Department:
The department focuses on healthy active lifestyles, development of physical abilities and the development of critical thinking. Inclusion and development of students is at the heart of SSA Sport.

This course is ideal if you would like to pursue a career in the Sport and Leisure industry including Sport Development Officer roles, Sport Performer and Coaching, PE Teaching or Working in the Health, Fitness and Exercise Industry. There are excellent opportunities to gain knowledge and experience in these sectors studying this course.


We offer a BTEC Firsts Level 1/2 Award in Sport. It is a 120 guided-learning-hour qualification (equivalent in teaching time to one GCSE).

Units Delivered:

  • Practical Sports Performance
  • Training for Personal Fitness
  • Leading sports activities
  • Fitness for Sport and Exercise (Exam)


There is an external assessment which makes up 25 per cent of the qualification, which is done via an online exam. The remaining units are assessed internally.