PED3

Level 3 Physical Education

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Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Parr.

This course looks at maintaining well being for life. Students will evaluate exercise programmes and sports skills drawing on their knowledge of physiological principles. A research project investigating a current sports related issue is also undertaken. On the practical side, students look at how to improve their skill level in a practical performance and in a Duathlon event. The course is internally assessed through achievement standards with 16 credits available throughout the year.

This fully internal course is UE approved.

Entry Guidelines

The best preparation for this course is for learners to engage in and achieve 10 credits from the Level 2 Physical Education course. Entry can also be discussed with the Head of Faculty if PE was not studied in the previous year.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Approximately $40 for local field trips (dependent on student numbers).

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.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91498 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.1 - Evaluate physical activity experiences to devise strategies for lifelong well-being
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
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: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
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: 0
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: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 8
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

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

An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.


All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.