NCEA L1 Physical Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr H. Mackwell

Recommended 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

-Sport Science

-Interpersonal (teamwork) skills

-Coaching strategies

-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. 

Course Overview

Term 1
-Team Building
-Aussie Rules
-Water Polo

Term 2
-Jui Jitsu
-Cross Fit

Term 3

Term 4
-Frisbee Golf

Learning Areas:

NCEA Level 1, Physical & Health Education - Akoranga Koiri


NCEA L2 Outdoor Education A, NCEA L2 Physical Education A, NCEA L2 Sport Studies A

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