Level 1 Physical Education

PED101
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. McGregor

Level 1 Physical Education - Sports Studies 

Term 1 & 2 - Are you the ultimate team player? Physical Education aids students to discover and develop their own physical abilities, well-being, leadership, acquire knowledge, skills and an understanding of movement through team sport.  There will be a focus on Risk Management in Sports, Hauora/Well-Being and Sporting Skills Performance. This semester is a highly practical course with two written evaluations and a skills based assessment. 

11 credits in total for Terms 1 & 2

Term 3 & 4 - Sports Science studies how the human body works during exercise, and how sport and physical activity can promote and improve well-being while improving sporting performance. There will be a focus on Societal Influences in Physical Activity, Functional Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics and Motor Skill Learning. This semester is a highly practical course with three written evaluations. 

12 credits in total for Terms 3 & 4 

This course is:     Endorsable

23 Credits possible - 15 of these credits can count towards literacy   All internal assessments. 

For further information see: Mr McGregor or Mrs Johns


Course Overview

Term 1
Term 1 & 2 - Are you the ultimate team player? Physical Education aids students to discover and develop their own physical abilities, well-being, leadership, acquire knowledge, skills and an understanding of movement through team sport. There will be a focus on Risk Management in Sports, Hauora/Well-Being and Sporting Skills Performance. This semester is a highly practical course with two written evaluations and a skills based assessment. 11 credits in total for Terms 1 & 2

Term 3
Term 3 & 4 - Sports Science studies how the human body works during exercise, and how sport and physical activity can promote and improve well-being while improving sporting performance. There will be a focus on Societal Influences in Physical Activity, Functional Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics and Motor Skill Learning. This semester is a highly practical course with three written evaluations. 12 credits in total for Terms 3 & 4

This course is: Endorsable A possible 23 Credits on offer over the course of the year.

For further information see: Mr McGregor or Mrs Johns

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


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90962 v3 Physical Education 1.1 - Participate actively in a variety of physical activities and explain factors that influence own participation
1
I
5
A.S. 90963 v3 Physical Education 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the function of the body as it relates to the performance of physical activity
1
I
5
Y
A.S. 90964 v3 Physical Education 1.3 - Demonstrate quality movement in the performance of a physical activity
1
I
3
A.S. 90965 v3 Physical Education 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of societal influences on physical activity and the implications for self and others
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90967 v3 Physical Education 1.6 - Demonstrate strategies to improve the performance of a physical activity and describe the outcomes
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90970 v3 Physical Education 1.9 - Demonstrate self management strategies and describe the effects on participation in physical activity
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 23 credits.