This course requires 2 options.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 31F - Full Year
Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Carson
This course leads on from PED21F and deepens the student's Physical Education knowledge as it relates to movement and sport. They apply this knowledge (theoretically and practically) in the following topics:
1. Safety Management - analyse issues, discuss safety management and participate in a Sea Kayaking experience to the Marlborough Sounds.
2. Lifelong Wellbeing - evaluate a physical activity experience and devise strategies for continued involvement.
3. Crossfit Training Programme - evaluate the effectiveness of a performance improvement programme.
4. Analysis Ultimate Frisbee Skills - perform the skills, identify anatomy and biomechanics involved in improving performance, analyse the role of biomechanics in performance.
5. Practical Assessment - produce a quality performance in a 5km run or Ultimate Frisbee.
OPTIONAL - Sociology in Sport - examine an event, trend or issue and its impact on New Zealand society.
This is a University Entrance approved subject. Through this course you will develop written skills of critical discussion, analysis and evaluation as well as developing your interpersonal skills.
All assessments are Achievement Standards and internally assessed. A device is required if the student wishes to complete these assessments electronically.
This course will prepare students for future academic and vocational opportunities in the Physical Education, sport, recreation and fitness industries. Examples include: Physical Education, Sport Coaching or Sport Recreation degrees (Otago, Canterbury, Waikato, Massey, AUT), Gym Instruction course at Ara or NZ Institute of Sport, work in the fitness/recreation industry and continued personal development in the areas studied.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
3.7 Safety management in an outdoor setting - Marlborough Sea Kayaking expedition (approx. $320 based on 2018)
3.3 Crossfit training programme delivered by Franks Brother's Crossfit Instructor (approx. $40 based on 2018)
Recommended Prior Learning
14 credits in PED21F an advantage but not essential.
14 credits in Level 2 English and 14 credits in Level 2 Science an advantage but not essential.
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22
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.