NCEA Level 1 Physical Activity
Level 1
Number of Credits: 12

Entry Recommendations:  Open entry.  

Course Outline: This two period per week course is compulsory for all Year 11 students not taking Level 1 Physical Education with Health.  This course is of a practical nature, in which students learn through movement and physical activity. The emphasis is on participation and enjoyment in experiencing physical activity and the gaining of valuable interpersonal skills.

Skills developed in the course:

  • A wide range of motor skills
  • Personal and social skills
  • Self esteem and confidence

Course Costs: $70, which includes a field trip for Adventure Based Learning and Self-defence.

The course leads to: NCEA Level 2 Physical Education and NCEA Level 2 Health Studies.

Assessment

AS 90962
Participate actively in a variety of physical activities and explain factors that influence own participation
5 Credits
 
Written assessment/physical participation
Assessment Period - ongoing throughout Terms 1, 2, 3
AS 90964
Demonstrate quality of movement in the performance of a physical activity
3 Credits
 
Physical performance
Assessment Period - Term 1, Weeks 7-10
AS 90966
Demonstrate interpersonal skills in a group and explain how these skills impact on others
4 Credits
Literacy
Written assessment/physical performance
Assessment Period - ongoing throughout Terms 2 and 3
Level 1 Physical Activity