Level 1 Physical Education

Course Overview

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Welcome to Level 1 Physical Education. Physical Education is important as it helps students to stay physically active, develop interests in different types of physical activity, build teamwork and other social skills, and improve focus and academic performance. This course aims to build upon Level 4/5 Physical Education. Lessons will involve a variety of practical and theory - so always come prepared with a change of clothing.

Course Structure....

Term 1

This will be completed across Term 1 and 2. You will participate in a variety of activities and explain what influences your participation.

This is purely an athletics practical assessment. You will complete the 5 Star Award Scheme. There will be other opportunities for other sports later in the year.

This is taught in conjunction with the practical assessment. We will look at different strategies to improve physical performance. Alongside this we will discuss the barriers that might prevent one from achieving success.

Term 2
This is the second chance to achieve the practical assessment. We will be playing badminton.

There is no 'I' in team. In this unit you will be learning about team work skills and how a group is affected by these.

Term 3
This unit covers basic anatomy, biomechanics and exercise physiology. It is useful if you wish to do Level 2 and Level 3 Physical Education and covers information that wold be useful for physiotherapy, doctor, massage therapist and any other career that involves an understanding of the body.

Term 4
We will use this term to catch up on any assessments.

Assessment Information....
90962 (1.1) Participate actively in a variety of physical activities and explain factors that influence own participation. 5 Credits.

90963 (1.2) Demonstrate understanding of the function of the body as it relates to the performance of physical activity. 5 Credits.

90964 (1.3) Demonstrate quality movement in the performance of a physical activity. 3 Credits.

90966 (1.5) Demonstrate interpersonal skills in a group and explain how these skills impact on others. 5 Credits.

90967 (1.6) Demonstrate strategies to improve the performance of a physical activity and describe the outcome. 3 Credits

Total credits = 21.

Courses offered per block.

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