Level 1 Physical Education

Pre-requisites:

The student must have taken at least 4 trimesters of PE at middle school level.

Course description:

This course aims to improve performance in a variety of physical activities as well as learn about how the body works and responds to physical activity, both practically and mentally. This course is on average half practical and half theory. Most of the practical components involve consistent participation and reflection on your performance.

Topics covered:

– Let’s get physical (factors that affect participation)

– Improving my volleyball performance

– Discovery – the moving body (anatomy and biomechanics)

– Social responsibility in physical activity (basketball)

– Actions that assist (coaching juniors)

Credits available:

Number Title I or E * Credits
90962 Participate actively in a variety of physical activities and explain factors that influence own participation. I 5
90963 Describe the function of the body as it relates to the performance of physical activity. I 5
90964 Demonstrate quality movement in the performance of a physical activity. I 3
90969 Take purposeful action to assist others to participate in physical activity. I 2
90966 Demonstrate interpersonal skills in a group and explain how these skills impact on others. I 4
90967 Demonstrate strategies to improve the performance of a physical activity and describe the outcomes. I 3

I or E * = Internal or external assessments

Leads to:

NCEA level 2 – Level 2 PE.

Contact: Ms S Bateup

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