NCEA Level 3 Physical Education

13PED
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr D. Findlay

Through this course you should begin to understand the bio-physical principles that influence physical involvement, and the socio-cultural factors that impact on people’s physical activity.

Aims

This course aims to:

· develop a knowledge and understanding of the principles that influence acquisition and performance of physical skills.

· examine relationships between physical activity, lifestyle and well being.

· provide opportunities for students to develop personal and social skills and attitudes that contribute to a healthy lifestyle.

· have a strong emphasis on learning through participation in a variety of physical activities.

· emphasise the acquisition and development of physical skills.

· study the appraisal of physical performance

· examine leadership principles in relationship to physical activity



Recommended Prior Learning


Achievement of 12 credits in any Level 2 course. Approval by the HOF or the Teacher in Charge of the Level 3 course.


Course costs: There will be costs involved in some of the practical components of this course. Including Professional instruction and the Rock Climbing Expedition, cost of approximately - $170.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91498 v2 Physical Education 3.1 - Evaluate physical activity experiences to devise strategies for lifelong well-being
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91499 v2 Physical Education 3.2 - Analyse a physical skill performed by self or others
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91501 v2 Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
3
I
4
*
Y
A.S. 91505 v2 Physical Education 3.8 - Examine contemporary leadership principles applied in physical activity contexts
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 15

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.