Level 2 Physical Education

PED201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. McGregor

Level 2 Physical Education - Sports Studies 201

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. Students to examine the significance for self, others and society of a major national or global sporting event.   This semester is a highly practical course with two written evaluations and a skills based assessment. 

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 designing a 3 Week Training Programme, Functional Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics and Motor Skill Learning. This semester is a highly practical course with two written evaluations. 

A total of 20 Credits on offer over the year. All internal assessments.

This course is:     Endorsable

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. Students to examine the significance for self, others and society of a major national or global sporting event. This semester is a highly practical course with two written evaluations and a skills based assessment.

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 designing a 3 Week Training Programme, Functional Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics and Motor Skill Learning. This semester is a highly practical course with two written evaluations.

Recommended Prior Learning

Highly Recommended - Completed 1 or 2 Semesters at NCEA Level 1 Physical Education Sports Studies or Sports Science 

Passed at least 2/6 Achievement Standards at NCEA Level 1 Physical Education

Characteristics & Qualities Required for Physical Education 

* Team Player

* Effective Communicator

* Willingness to 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

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91328 v2 Physical Education 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of how and why biophysical principles relate to the learning of physical skills
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91329 v2 Physical Education 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of biophysical principles to training for physical activity
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91330 v3 Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
2
I
4
A.S. 91331 v2 Physical Education 2.5 - Examine the significance for self, others and society of a sporting event, a physical activity, or a festival
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91336 v2 Physical Education 2.10 - Analyse group processes in physical activity
2
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.