12PE

Level 2 Physical Education

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Madar

Level 2 Physical Education will provide students with the opportunity to build on their understanding of sports science such as functional anatomy, biomechanics, and sports psychology.  Understanding these biophysical principles will help students self-assess and examine ways to improve performance for themselves and others.  Students will also have an opportunity to develop their coaching and leadership skills as they are required to run "push play" activities to promote the benefits of physical activity in the community. 

Students have the opportunity to gain 19 Level 2 achievement standard credits, all of which are internally assessed. They also have the opportunity to gain course endorsement with merit or excellence in this subject. To gain an excellence endorsement, students need to gain 14 or more credits at excellence level. To gain a merit endorsement, they need to gain 14 or more credits at merit (or a combination of merit and excellence). 

Individual teachers will also give students access to their own google classroom site.  This is a safe digital environment for student learning that enables students to view assessments, ask online questions about work and allows students to catch up on any work/resources that are missed if absent.   It also allows research resources to be posted by both students and teacher encouraging collaborative learning.


Analysis of a range of sports 

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91328 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of how and why biophysical principles relate to the learning of physical skills
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91330 v3
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91332 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.6 - Evaluate leadership strategies that contribute to the effective functioning of a group
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91333 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.7 - Analyse the application of risk management strategies to a challenging outdoor activity
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91335 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.9 - Examine the implementation and outcome(s) of a physical activity event or opportunity
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 15
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

  • meeting any course entry requirements
  • minimum class sizes
  • the availability of teaching staff

and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.