SPS3A

NCEA L3 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 and sports coaching or developing leadership, communication and organisational skills through a sporting lens, this could be the course for you. 

Our major focus in semester A is sports coaching which we develop through a mixture of theory based lessons and practical application of coaching skills. We discuss and analyze other coaches, learn from each other and have a go ourselves. The class will progress from teaching a 20min quick skill session to coaching a group in a sport of your choice for a full session. 

We complete unit standards based around the skills of coaching

-Teach a simple skill

-Run a rec lesson

-Plan and run a full coaching session


Course Overview

Semester A
We complete unit standards based around the skills of coaching
-Teach a simple skill
-Run a rec lesson
-Plan and run a full coaching session

Recommended Prior Learning

No prior learning required for this course

Assessment Information

All standards are assessed internally through a mixture of, observation, written reflections and planning documents (all online).

Pathway

This course leads perfectly into the Sport Studies 300 semester B course. Also a good pathway into Physical Education 300 semester B and Outdoor Education 300 semester B.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 29 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 29 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 7021 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate exercise techniques

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 13382 v4
NZQA Info
Develop and teach a simple movement skill in a specified workplace

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20673 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of injuries, injury prevention and risks and hazards associated with sport or recreation

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 21414 v3
NZQA Info
Plan and run a recreation activity

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22768 v3
NZQA Info
Conduct and review a beginner level coaching session

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22771 v3
NZQA Info
Plan beginner-level coaching sessions for sport participants

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 29
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0