Physical Education NCEA Level 2


COURSE TITLE:

Physical Education NCEA Level 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Building on prior learning at Level 1, pupils will apply knowledge in a variety of practical situations that deepen their knowledge. Practicals will include a range of activities. Examples are Ki-O-Rahi, Trampolining and specific training programs for selected activities.  All standards are internally assessed. Each practical context explores related theory of Physical Education including skill learning, anatomy, biomechanics, principles and methods of training, exercise physiology and sociology of sport. Theoretical knowledge can be delivered in the practical context.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

You will cover the practical and theoretical aspects of Physical Education. Your major areas of study will include:
  • Understanding the significance of physical activity in the lives of young people.
  • Understanding how biophysical principles relate to the learning of physical skills.
  • Understanding how the application of biophysical principles relate to training in physical activity.
  • Performing a physical activity in an applied setting. 
  • The societal implications of a major sporting event.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of leadership strategies that affect the functioning of a group.

WHAT SHOULD I HAVE DONE ALREADY?

13 credits at Level 1 Physical Education including Achievement Standard 1.2 

ASSESSMENT OUTLINE:


Standard
Number
Title Credit Value Internal / External UE Literacy R/W
91328 Demonstrate understanding of
How and why biophysical principles relate to
the learning of physical skills.
5 Internal X
91329 Demonstrate understanding of the application of biophysical principles to training for physical activity. 4 Internal X
91330 Perform a physical activity in an applied setting 4 Internal X
91331 Examine the significance for self, others, and society of a sporting event, a physical activity, or a festival 4 Internal X
91332 Evaluate leadership strategies that contribute to the effective functioning of a group 4 Internal X
91334 Consistently demonstrate social responsibility through applying a social responsibility model in physical activity 3 Internal X


TOTAL CREDITS AVAILABLE

24


ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS:

Assessment/Re-assessment
In the event you do not pass the standard at assessment time you may be provided with an opportunity to reassess your work at the teacher’s discretion.

Late work:
Work submitted late for any internally assessed standards will not be marked. If there is a genuine reason or explanation why you are unable to submit the work then you are able to apply for an extension. This should occur prior to the due date and not after. Approach your subject teacher and make your case. Read the NCEA student handbook for more information.

WHERE DOES THIS COURSE LEAD?

This course leads directly to Level 3 Physical Education. The course may provide the base for tertiary study and possibly a career in physical education, health, recreation or the fitness industry. The course is also personally valuable through its provision of challenges, responsibilities and enjoyment through physical activity. 

INDICATIVE COSTS:

Approx $150 for external trampoline provider.