NCEA Level 2 Physical Education
Level 2
Number of Credits: 19

Entry Recommendations:  Open entry.  

Course Outline: Students will study bio-physical principles relating to learning physical skills and training for physical activities.  This course has a strong theoretical and written component that is applied in practical physical activities. From time to time students will travel out of the school grounds during class time.  There is a two-day camp included in the course.

Skills developed in the course:

  • An understanding of bio-physical skills in relation to motor skill learning
  • An understanding of how to apply bio-physical principles to a training programme
  • A variety of physical skills
  • Social responsibility in a physical setting
  • An understanding and development of group processing skills

Course Costs: 5km or 10km Run entry fee $15, Camp $300 approximately.

The course leads to: NCEA Level 3 Physical Education and NCEA Level 3 Health Studies.

Assessment

AS 91328
Demonstrate understanding of how and why bio-physical principles relate to the learning of physical skills
5 Credits
Literacy
Written test/worksheets
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 9 & Term 4, Week 1
AS 91329
Demonstrate understanding of the application of bio-physical principles to training for physical activity
4 Credits
Literacy
Written test/training logs
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 7
AS 91330
Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
4 Credits
 
Practical performance 5km or 10km run, softball
Assessment Period - run in June around Queen's Birthday; Volleyball Terms 3 & 4
AS 91334
Consistently demonstrate social responsibility through applying a social responsibility model to physical activity
3 Credits
 
Self reflection/teacher assessment
Assessment Period - ongoing across the year; Final assessments due Term 4, Weeks 2 & 3
AS 91336
Analyse group processes in physical activity
3 Credits
Literacy
Written reflection of camp experience
Assessment Period - Term 1, Week 7
Level 2 Physical Education