12OED

Level 2 Outdoor Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss T. Fahey

Level 2 Outdoor Education:

Kai aku rau rangatira mā, nau mai, haere mai!

He tino ngahau tēnei akoranga. Ko te kaupapa – “Kei te titiro whakamuri ki ō tātou wā o mua, hei āwhina i a tātou e haere ake nei”.  Ko ngā Kaiwhakatere o mua, he tāngata māia. Hei aha māu? He kaitiakitanga mō Papatūānuku.

Taumata Tuarua: kaitiakitanga, retireti huakarere, mōkihi, takahi, pukenga maunga haumaru,  piki, pukenga wai me ērā atu mea...me ērā atu mea

The Outdoor Education Programme at Level 2 provides a full and exciting range of experiences that will challenge the students physically and mentally and provide opportunities for planning and facilitating key aspects of the programme.

Our learning opportunities are based on the Mountainview Whanau-based system – Hiwi, Whenua and Moana.  We provide a balanced range of water, land and mountain-based experiences that also incorporate our school values.

The following extended learning opportunities are offered:

  • White Water Rafting   

  • Skiing and Snowboarding

  • Tramping; multi-night camping, navigation, cooking, group survival

  • Mountain Biking on varied terrain 

  • Rock Climbing, Abseiling, and Bouldering   

  • High Ropes

There is a $400 contribution for this course to cover the extended learning opportunities as listed above. Some students may be able to have some financial help with this, see Mr. Martin for more information.

*Other assessment opportunities will be negotiated as time or experience allows to take advantage of however, 23 Credits will be on offer over the whole year. Unit standard based. All internal assessments.


Recommended Prior Learning

Characteristics & Qualities Required for Outdoor Education:

* Whanaungatanga- Can work effectively in a team/group situation

* Effective Communicator

* Pukengatanga

* Active Participant in outdoor activities- Willing to try new things!

* Managing Self e.g. Bring stationary to class and gear for trips (you do not need to own OED gear to do this course).

* Motivated and Resilient

* Supportive of Others in a Class/Team Environment

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 425 v7
NZQA Info
Participate in a day tramp
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 426 v7
NZQA Info
Participate in an overnight camp
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 457 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate mountain biking skills on grade 2 terrain
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 467 v6
NZQA Info
Demonstrate personal and social development through participation in adventure based learning
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 470 v6
NZQA Info
Participate in low ropes course activities
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 473 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate safe practices for participation in high ropes course activities
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 485 v8
NZQA Info
Participate in an introductory rafting experience
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20137 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate mountain biking on grade 1 terrain
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20138 v2
NZQA Info
Set up and undertake basic maintenance of a mountain or cycle touring bike for outdoor recreation
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0