PED3A

NCEA L3 Physical Education A

Course Description

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.


Course Overview

Term 1
Based on Risk assessment using Mountain Biking as the skill.

Term 2
Looking at impact of Physical Activity on Hauora (wellbeing)

Semester A
Hauora/wellbeing
Skill Acquisition and Sports Psychology
Exercise Physiology
Sociology
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 Information

Assessment for this course consist of both practical and written assessment. All internally assessed Achievement standards (online).

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 11 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91498 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.1 - Evaluate physical activity experiences to devise strategies for lifelong well-being
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91501 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91504 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.7 - Analyse issues in safety management for outdoor activity to devise safety management strategies
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 11
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 7
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3
Total Numeracy Credits: 8