13PE

Level 3 Physical Education

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Madar

This is a course that has both practical and theoretical components. It includes elements of modern Physical Education and Health such as anatomy, physiology, history of sport, biomechanics, motor learning, sports medicine and exercise prescription. You will be working towards Level 3 credits for the National Certificate of Achievement in Education (NCEA).

Students have the opportunity to gain 19 level 3 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 student and teacher, encouraging collaborative learning.


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry! Bring a positive attitude and you don't need to be super fit or even good at sport to excel in this course!

Pathway

This course could lead you into many directions such as leadership, coaching, health and fitness industry!

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91499 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.2 - Analyse a physical skill performed by self or others
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91500 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.3 - Evaluate the effectiveness of a performance improvement programme
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91501 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91502 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.5 - Examine a current physical activity event, trend, or issue and its impact on New Zealand society
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 15
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 11
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 8
Total Numeracy Credits: 8

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 15

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

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.