PEDA301

NCEA Level 3 Physical Education A301

Course Description

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 Information

Students 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.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 28 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: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

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: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 2

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: Y

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

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: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

A.S. 91503 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.6 - Evaluate the use of health promotion to influence participation in physical activity
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2

A.S. 91504 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.7 - Analyse issues in safety management for outdoor activity to devise safety management strategies
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91505 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.8 - Examine contemporary leadership principles applied in physical activity contexts
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 28
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 24
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 15
Total Numeracy Credits: 17

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.