NCEA Level 1 Physical Education S101
Teacher in Charge: R. Redpath
Physical Education S102
This course is 50% practical and 50% theory. Modules include participation in a variety of physical activities and outdoor education units,including Rock Climbing and Abseiling. It is designed to cater for students who may struggle with a full academic course and prefer a more practical focus. Some general life skill units will be incorporated such group tasks which require planning and good interpersonal skills.
Students need to enter this course with a positive and enthusiastic attitude and a willingness to work hard in practical as well as written components. They need to have good self-management and a willingness to work with others.
Entry onto this course is very limited and must be done through the Head of Physical Education
You may only choose one level 1 PE course (either PEDA101 or PED S101).
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
There will be several out of school days required for Adrenalin Forest, kayaking, Rock Climbing and Abseiling. There will be some other physical activities that will require going off site for part of the day including trips to the gym.
Students should realise that this is a 4 hours-a-week option subject and all those selecting it will also participate in an additional 1 hour each week of Year 11 Core Physical Education.
Recommended Prior Learning
Satisfactory attendance, participation and uniform in core Year 9 and 10 Physical Education.
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.