12PE

Level 2 Physical Education

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Grigg.

Level 2 Physical Education will provide students with the opportunity to build on their understanding of sports science such as functional anatomy, exercise physiology 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.  

There is also an outdoor education opportunity for students to learn about risks and how to manage them. 

Students have the opportunity to gain up to 22 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.

 

Recommended Prior Learning

There is no entry requirements for this course. However, the academic level of writing required means that it is beneficial to have taken Year 11 Physical Education. 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Contributions:
Contributions need to be given towards EOTC activities
Equipement:
Exercise clothing and shoes

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91329 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of biophysical principles to training for physical activity
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
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. 91331 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.5 - Examine the significance for self, others and society of a sporting event, a physical activity, or a festival
3
3
3
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
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
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: 0
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: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
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.