13PED

Level 3 Physical Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. McFarlane

Level 3 Physical Education - PED 301

Physical Education aids students to discover and develop their own physical abilities, acquire knowledge, skills and an understanding of movement.  This course is a combination of sports science and sports studies.  It is preferable that you have taken PE at L1 & L2 but this is not a prerequisite. The course is taught with class time being made up of half theory and half practical. The main focus of this course is to equip you with the necessary skills to maintain and develop your personal well-being, both now and in the future; as well as prepare you for future academic and vocational opportunities.

Great opportunity to obtain leadership skills as students are to lead year 10 camp with heaps of fun activities such as rafting, orienteering, bushcraft and much more!

A total of 19 credits on offer over the year. All internal assessments. 

This course is:     Endorsable

For further information see:  Mr Mac

Recommended Prior Learning

3x Junior Physical Education & Health Modules

Characteristics & Qualities Required for Physical Education 

* Team Player

* Effective Communicator

* Develop Leadership Skills

* Focus on Self Improvement & Well-Being

* Active Participant

* Managing Self e.g. Bring PE Gear, Stationary, Laptop etc. 

* Motivated and Resilient

* Independent Learner 

* Supportive of Others in a Class/Team Environment

* Plays within the Rules, Regulations & Spirit of Sport

Recommend completion of level 1 & 2 Physical Education 

Pathway

This course has been used in the past as a UE subject leading towards tertiary study. Specifically Sports Science, Physical Education leading to teaching PE, Physiotherapy, Sports Coaching.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 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
A.S. 91499 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.2 - Analyse a physical skill performed by self or others
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
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: Y
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
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 15
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 8
Total Numeracy Credits: 8

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

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.