Level 2 and 3 Physical Education

Course Overview


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7
8

Did you know....
* Physical Education is the one of two subjects where you can gain all your credits internally.
You can gain Merit/Excellence Endorsement from internals

* Physical Education is an Endorsed Subject for University Entrance

* You can gain literacy credits through Physical Education

These two levels will run in the same block with some lessons crossing over.

Course Structure....

LEVEL TWO

Term 1

Biomechanics - In this unit we will look at how functional anatomy, biomechanics, skill learning and sports psychology principles relate to a sporting context. This standard is useful for nursing, first year Health Science, physiotherapy and anyone wishing to work in the Health sector.

Septa Kraw - practical. This is an Asian game where you kick/smash a ball over the net. You will earn credits based on your tactical play. There will also be another opportunity later in the year to gain these credits.

There is no 'I' in team. This unit looks at what it takes to be involved in a tea. You will work on your interpersonal skills within a team context. These interpersonal skills may include leadership, effective communication, inclusiveness and problem solving. The assessment is a logbook or visual diary. This is assessed across the year.

Term 2 and 3

Bigger, faster and stronger! You will learn about principles and methods of training and how to improve fitness and strength. Using this knowledge you can create a training programme to improve physical skills.

Across these two terms you will also have second chances to complete the practical assessment.

Lions Rugby Tour - Here we look at the sociology of sport. This includes past political, historical and economical factors that surround one of the greatest sporting events for New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

LEVEL THREE

Term 1

Christchurch Half Marathon - Our practical assessment will be to complete this. You will be given time in lessons to train and will also need to allocate time outside of school, especially as the event draws close.

Bigger, faster and stronger! You will learn about principles and methods of training and how to improve fitness and strength. Using this knowledge we will analyse your half marathon training programmes and create some of our own. You will build on your knowledge from Level 2 in this unit.

'I can do this' - In this unit you will analyse different psychological skills surrounding your training from the half marathon.

Term 2

For 2.1 we will continue our training for the half marathon. By this stage you will need to be investing more time towards this. We will also continue analysing and constructing training programmes.

Lions Rugby Tour - Here we look at the sociology of sport. This includes past political, historical and economical factors that surround one of the greatest sporting events for New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Term 3

Evaluating physical activities to create life long learning - we will participate in and evaluate a range of different physical activities to decide how best to create life long learning.

Assessment Information....

LEVEL TWO

90433 (2.2) Demonstrate understanding of how and why biophysical principles relate to the learning of physical activity. 5 Credits.

91329 (2.3) Demonstrate understanding of the application of biophysical principles to training for physical activity. 4 Credits.

91330 (2.4) Perform a physical activity in an applied setting. 4 Credits.

91334 (2.8) Consistently demonstrate social responsibility through appling a socially responsible model in physical activity. 3 Credits.

LEVEL THREE

91498 (3.1) Evaluate physical activity experiences to devise strategies for life-long learning. 4 Credits.

91500 (3.3) Evaluate the effectiveness of a performance improvement programme. 4 Credits.

91501 (3.4) Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting. 4 Credits.

91502 (3.5) Examine a current physical activity event, trend or issue and its impact on New Zealand society. 4 Credits.

91789 (3.9) Devise strategies for a physical activity outcome. 4 Credits.

Prerequisite:
It is necessary to have studied Level 1 Physical Education before entering these courses.



Courses offered per block.

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