This course requires 2 options.
Physical Education 3
Teacher in Charge: Mr R. McBrydie
The PHE3 course continues with the Physical Education Department's philosophy of 'Learn through doing'.
During the year students will experience a mix of practical and theory periods during the week.
Practical activities include:
- Completing athletics 5 star practical, experiencing a range of physical activities to help make strategies for lifelong involvement, Completing a Functional training programme, Competing in the Secondary Schools Tough Guy Challenge in Rotorua, and practical Squash trainings/games.
Students are assessed on the following topics:
- Evaluate a current trend, issue or physical activity event in relation to the impact on NZ Society.
- Get assessed in the practical performance of a choice of Athletics, Squash, and/or the students' sport of choice.
- Appraising their Functional training programme
- Appraisal of athletics event
- Evaluate past physical activity experiences and make strategies for lifelong involvement
Athletics practical performance training for improvement in 5-Star Award.
Biomechanical appraisal of chosen athletics event (High Jump, Discus, Javelin, Long Jump, Shot put etc.)
Begin investigating personal Physical Activity experiences and influences on participation. Practical sessions, and theory about strategies to stay physically active for the rest of your life.
Continuation of Physical Activity experiences and influences on participation, and devising strategies for lifelong participation.
Completion of the Assessment.
Researching a current issue in Physical Education and Sport.
Evaluation of a practical training programme.
Students will participate in a training programme to improve a specific area of their fitness and evaluate the success of the programme at the completion. This involves fitness testing.
Students will also compete in the Secondary Schools Tough Guy Challenge in Rotorua to give them a goal for their training programme.
Practical 3.4 - Students will have the opportunity to demonstrate performance in a range of physical activities to gain an assessed grade for AS3.4.
This includes practical squash training and game sessions.
Must have achieved AS 2.2, 2.3 and 2.6 at Merit grade or higher.
If you did not do PHE2 you will need HOD permission.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$100 - field trip and resources
Assessment InformationAll assessment in this course is done as Internal Assessment with at total of 19 NCEA Level 3 Achievement Standards.
THERE ARE NO EXTERNAL EXAMS FOR THIS COURSE.
Assessment tasks are done in a range of formats including written reports, practical performance, and video presentations.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Course endorsement provides recognition for a student who has performed exceptionally well in an individual course.
Students will gain an endorsement for a course if, in a single school year, they achieve:
* 14 or more credits at Merit or Excellence, and
* at least 3 of these credits from externally assessed standards and 3 credits from internally assessed standards.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
For a full list of UE approved subjects, go here:
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.
Term: 2, Week: 8
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 3, Week: 10
Term: 4, Week: 1
Term: 2, Week: 5
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.
A Physical Education student is useful for any occupation where you deal with the education, development and needs of people, and for occupations which require presentation, interpersonal, management and leadership skills. For example; Teacher, Physiotherapist, Sports Journalist, Sports Medicine, Professional Sportsperson, Fitness Consultant, Exercise and Sport Science, Personal Trainer, Sales, Sports Marketing, Coach, Exercise Prescription, Sport and Exercise Physiologist, The Armed Forces.,