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PHYSICAL EDUCATION - Level 1
Course Description
This course consists of both practical and theoretical elements to give a comprehensive understanding of physical education at this level. It is an ideal course for those students wishing to pursue physical education in the senior school.
Leads to Level 2 Physical Education.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Contact Chris Franklin
Level 1 Credits (AS)
LevelCreditNumLit
90962 Participate actively in a variety of physical activities and explain factors that influence own participationL1/Int5
90963 Demonstrate understanding of the function of the body as it relates to the performance of physical activityL1/Int5L1
90964 Demonstrate quality movement in the performance of a physical activityL1/Int3
90965 Demonstrate understanding of societal influences on physical activity and the implications for self and othersL1/Int4L1
90966 Demonstrate interpersonal skills in a group and explain how these skills impact on othersL1/Int4L1
90967 Demonstrate strategies to improve the performance of a physical activity and describe the outcomesL1/Int3L1
PHYSICAL EDUCATION - Level 2
Prerequisites: 12 Level 1 credits in Physical Education or negotiation with HOD
Course Description
This course combines theoretical components with practical applications to help understanding at level 2. It is ideal for
students wishing to pursue physical education in Year 13.
Leads to Level 3 Physical Education.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Contact Chris Franklin
Level 2 Credits (AS)
LevelCreditNumLit
91328 Demonstrate understanding of how and why biophysical principles relate to the learning of physical skills L2/Int5L1
91329 Demonstrate understanding of the application of biophysical principles to training for physical activityL2/Int4L1
91330 Perform a physical activity in an applied setting L2/Int4
91332 Evaluate leadership strategies that contribute to the effective functioning of a group L2/Int4L1
91334 Consistently demonstrate social responsibility through applying a social responsibility model in physical activityL2/Int3
PHYSICAL EDUCATION - Level 3
Prerequisites: 12 Level 2 credits in Physical Education or negotiation with HOD
Course Description
This course involves physical activity experiences and their evaluation; analysing performance in golf; using ‘games for understanding’ in basketball and participation in a variety of physical activities to help reinforce the importance of life long wellbeing.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA and University Entrance
Cost $80 golf fees
Contact Chris Franklin
Level 3 Credits (AS)
LevelCreditNumLit
91498 Evaluate physical activity experiences to devise strategies for lifelong well-beingL3/Int4L1L1
91499 Analyse a physical skill performed by self or others L3/Int3L1
91500 Evaluate the effectiveness of a performance improvement programmeL3/Int4L1v
91501 Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied settingL3/Int4L1
91502 Examine a current physical activity, trend, or issue and its impact on New Zealand societyL3/Int4UE r