NCEA L3 Physical Education A
Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Harrison
This course includes both theory and practical elements. It will suit students interested in sport, wanting to study sport further, or moving into a sport based career.
Hauora/wellbeing - Looking at how yours or others well-being can be affected using the Te where Tapa Whā model. You will reflect on how Physical Active has impacted your well-being
Skill Acquisition and Sports Psychology - This is a career that every professional sports team or individual has. We look at how the mind plays big part in everything we do.
Exercise Physiology - Looking at body's responses to physical activity. How the body adapts to physical activity over time? How can we train in the most effective way?
Mountain Biking Camp - Investigate/Plan the Health and Safety requirements for Mountain Biking on the Queen Charlotte track.
There is the option to do Achievement Standard As 3.5 which looks at an issue in Sport. This standard allows you to achieve 4 reading credits for literacy.
Based on Risk assessment using Mountain Biking as the skill.
Looking at impact of Physical Activity on Hauora (wellbeing)
Skill Acquisition and Sports Psychology
Mountain Biking Camp
Volleyball in conjunction with theory work.
Recommended Prior Learning
It would be an advantage, but not required, if you have taken PED200. Some of the knowledge in this course builds from the PED 200 course (semester A)
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
There is an opportunity to take part in a Mountain Biking camp in Term 1. This will be based on the Queen Charlotte Track where you can practice your Mountain Biking skills in a practical setting.
Assessment InformationAssessment for this course consist of both practical and written assessment. All internally assessed Achievement standards (online).
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 11 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.