Teacher in Charge: Mr H. MackwellRecommended Prior Learning
No prior learning required but an enthusiasm for movement, personal development and team work is recommended.
This course is an introduction to senior Physical Education and is a mix of practical (70%) and theory (30%) work.
We complete 5 Achievement Standards which focus on a range of topics
-Effort and participation in a variety of sports
-Interpersonal (teamwork) skills
-Physical skills assessment
We have tried to make this course as practical as possible while also having a major focus on academic achievement. Based on student numbers and results, this is one of the most successful and enjoyed courses in the school.
This course leads perfectly into Level 2 Physical Education, Level 2 Sport Studies, Level 2 Outdoor Education and Level 2 & 3 Hono (connect)Career Pathways
Anaesthetic Technician, Diversional Therapist, Actor, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Loader, Zookeeper, Police Officer, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Building and Construction Labourer, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Flooring Installer, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Diver, Concrete Worker, Stonemason, Sports Coach/Official, Driller, Fencer, Firefighter, Ranger, Professional Sportsperson, Security Officer/Guard, Massage Therapist, Model, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Occupational Therapist, Parking Officer, Physiotherapist, Recreation Co-ordinator, Roading Construction Worker, Roadmarker, Roofer, Secondary School Teacher