SPS2A

NCEA L2 Sport Studies A

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. McMurtrie

This course is suited to students who are passionate about sport. Whether it be participating in sport, sports administration and organisation, building confidence through a sport based leadership program or just having a subject that is a bit more hands on, this could be the course for you. 

We complete a mixture of Achievement and Unit Standards at Level 2 and 3 with a focus around skills needed both in the sports industry and in life.  

Team building/team spirit. In this course students are going to be expected to lead groups, support and encourage others and basically work together as a well oiled unit. to achieve this the class will participate in 2 weeks of team building in order to break down barriers and some together as a collective unit. 

Skill learning. Students will participate in a section of skill learning in a sport the class decides. 

Communication skills. Students will be looking into group dynamics and breaking down how groups and teams work together. Looking at skills such as communication and leadership styles. 

Sports organisation/administration. In groups, students will be in charge of running lunch time sports events. They will need to advertise, organise, run and review their event

 

Course Overview

Semester A
Team building/team spirit
Skill learning
Communication skills
Leadership skills
Sports organisation/administration

Recommended Prior Learning

This course is open entry. No prior learning is necessary. 

Assessment Information

All standards are assessed internally through a mixture of, observation, written/oral reflections. (All online)

Pathway

This semester A course leads perfectly into SPS2B, the Sport Studies 200 semester B course. Also students may look at taking up PED2B, our Physical Education Level 2 semester B course and or OED2B, the Outdoor Education 200 semester B course.

Level 3 pathway options include, Sport Studies 300 (SPS3A), Physical Education 300 (PED3A) and Outdoor Education 300 (OED3A).

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 10791 v6
NZQA Info
Participate in a meeting
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91330 v3
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91335 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.9 - Examine the implementation and outcome(s) of a physical activity event or opportunity
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91336 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.10 - Analyse group processes in physical activity
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 13
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 6
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0