Physical Education

By For more information - Mr Blogg | Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2020

LEVEL ONE

Code: L1PED

Course Description 

This is a theory and practical based course designed to introduce concepts that will be developed through to Level 3. To be successful, each student will have to maintain a variety of accurate written logs and reports. Many of the standards offered also contribute to Level 1 Literacy. This is a challenging course of study, but if you are motivated and enthusiastic, it will also be very rewarding. As much as possible we will be learning through movement in the practical setting.

Vocational Pathways: Creative Industries, Social and Community, Service Industries and Primary Industries

Course of Study/Assessment

 All Internal 

18-25 credits

  • 1.1: Participating in a variety of challenging activities (5 credits)
  • 1.2: Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology (5 credits) (Level 1 Literacy)
  • 1.3: Performance at a physical activity (3 credits)
  • 1.5: Demonstrate Interpersonal skills in a team activity (4 credits) (Level 1 Literacy)
  • 1.6: Learn to break down a skill and develop it (3 credits) (Level 1 Literacy)
  • 1.7: Risk management and responsibility in the outdoors (3 credits) (Level 1 Literacy)
  • 1.8: Student Leadership (2 credits)

Costs

Although there is no set cost, students are registered to join the online learning platform 'my study series’ for a $10 donation. There may be some additional costs during the year depending on the opportunities available.

Entry Criteria 

Strong consideration will go to those who have participated positively in the Yr 10 Health and Physical Education programme. This includes the completion of the written components offered in Physical Education and Health.


LEVEL TWO

Code: L2PED

Course Description 

This is a theory and practical based course designed to improve and reinforce the concepts learnt in Level 1. You need to be motivated, enthusiastic and complete work in your own time to be successful. There are three standards that contribute to Level One Literacy. This is a challenging course of study, but if you are motivated and enthusiastic, it will also be very rewarding. 

Vocational Pathways: Creative Industries, Social and Community, Service Industries and Primary Industries

Course of Study / Assessment 

All Internal 

17-22 credits

Course will be made up from a selection of the following:

  • 2.2: Biophysical concepts in Physical activity (5 credits)
  • 2.3: Methods of training in physical activity (4 credits) (Level 1 Literacy)
  • 2.4: Physical performance (4 credits) 2.6: Leadership of junior students - event management (4 credits) (Level 1 Literacy)
  • 2.5: Examine the significance for self, others and society. (4 credits) (Level 1 Literacy)
  • 2.8: Responsibility in an applied setting (3 credits)
  • 2.9: Examine the implementation of a physical activity event (Level 1 Literacy) (3 credits) 
  • 2.10: Analyse group process in physical activity (Level 1 Literacy) (3 credits)

Costs 

There may be small costs depending on student choice of standards. Students are registered on our online learning platform ‘my study series’ for a $10 donation.

Entry Criteria 

Students with Level 1 PE will get priority into this course (Must have passed 1.2 Anatomy and Biomechanics). Or a proven academic record if there are places available with approval from Mr Blogg.


LEVEL THREE

Code: L3PED

Course Description

This is a theory based course with practical experiences. You need to be motivated and enthusiastic and complete work in your own time to be successful. 

Vocational Pathways: Service, Social and Community, Creative Industries.

Course of Study / Assessment

All Internal 

16-20 credits

Students will learn a variety of skills and may lead junior sports, train towards multi-sport events and develop further skill analysis and the ability to equip themselves for an active lifestyle beyond school.

  • 3.1: Making connections between physical activity and personal well-being/Hauora (4 credits) (Numeracy, Level 1 Literacy)
  • 3.2: Analyse a skill performed by self or others (3 credits) (Level 1 Literacy) 
  • 3.4: Demonstrate performance in an applied setting (4 credits) (Numeracy)
  • 3.8: Examine Leadership styles in physical activity (4 credits) (Level 1 Literacy) - Coaching a team
  • 3.9: Devise strategies to improve a physical performance (4 credits) - Mountain Biking/Golf

Costs

Students are registered with the online learning platform ‘my study series for a $10 donation. There may be some extra costs during the year depending on the context of the activity. The Mountain biking, golf, outdoor activities and individual physical activities may result in some additional costs.

Entry Criteria 

A good assessment record in L1 and L2 Physical Education is essential. Considering the nature of written assessments, it would be expected students will have proven English achievement.


LEVEL TWO AND THREE - Sport Coaching and Fitness Studies

Code: L2SCF, L3SCF

Course Description

This new course is practically based and equips students with the skills to become part of the sport coaching field, fitness industry and recreational community facilities. Students can take this course in either Year 12 or 13 . If students want to, they can take it for two years, starting with an introduction to aspects like coaching and then moving into more specific qualifications for their area of interest.

Possible Course of Study

This will be mainly made up of some achievement and unit standards and the programme will be personalised, depending on what expertise the student wants to develop. It will have a very physical and active based approach.

Cost

This is dependent on the different standards being worked on and could include transport costs.

Entry Criteria

There are no specific NCEA results entry criteria, however, students must be prepared for and have an enthusiasm for regular physical activity and practical work. Positive attitude and willingness to work with others and be a role model at school and in the community


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