NCEA Level 3 Physical Education A301
Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Redpath
Physical Education A301
The course has a major written component based on practical experiences. Topics covered include the Issue of Inactivity and Obesity, the Evaluation of Participation in a Personal Training Program, Taking Action to get Young Children Active, an Outdoor Education Module assessed on Risk Management Analysis of a Queen Charlotte Track Walk and an Evaluation of Personal Physical Activity Experiences to devise Strategies for Lifelong Well-being. Once 2 generic achievement standards worth 8 credits have been completed in Term1 there is the opportunity for all students to then individualize their program and choose what they want to do for the rest of the year. Students generally set programs to study anything from 14 up to 28 credits.
UE Approved Subject
Recommended Prior Learning
This course is open to any students. There is no requirement to have previously studied Physical Education at Senior Level. Students are able to study both PEDA301 and PEDS301 in agreement with the HOD.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$380 for the Outdoor Education Module.
A maximum of 4 days for the Queen Charlotte Track Walk in the Marlborough Sounds, which will include some weekend time. This module is optional and other credits are available to students who opt not to do it.
Assessment InformationStudents don't have to do all 28 credits. Individual programs are designed to suit the needs of each student and their personal goals for the year. 28 credits is the maximum and 14 credits is the minimum expectation.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 28 credits.
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 2, Week: 2
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 10
Term: 4, Week: 2
Term: 4, Week: 2
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 28
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.