L1 PED -Physical Education
Physical Education NCEA Level 1
Pupils contemplating this course should enjoy the challenges and variety of sport and physical activity. The course combines practical and theoretical aspects and pupils need to be prepared to work equally diligently at both theoretical and practical components. The practicals are in the context of volleyball and turbo-touch. The course is all internally assessed. Each practical has related theory that is included in the sessions.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
You will cover the practical and theoretical aspects of physical education. Your major areas of study will include:
Participate actively in a variety of physical activities and explain factors that influence own participation.
Demonstrate understanding of the function of the body as it relates to the performance of physical activity.
Demonstrate quality movement in the performance of a physical activity.
Demonstrate interpersonal skills in a group and explain how these skills impact on others.
Demonstrate strategies to improve the performance of a physical activity and describe the outcomes.
WHAT SHOULD I HAVE DONE ALREADY?
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
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.
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 into Level 2 Physical Education. You will need Achievement Standard 1.2 as a prerequisite for Level 2 Physical Education.
For all indicative course costs please see the Course Costs Page.