This course requires 2 options.
Physical Education - Level 3
Teacher in Charge: 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, Coaching students at Tauranga Primary School, Completing a Functional training programme, and attending the 2 day ski/snowboard camp at Mt Ruapehu,
Students are assessed on the following topics:
• Appraising their Functional training programme
• Appraisal of athletics event
• Evaluate the success of coaching at Tauranga Primary School
• Get assessed in the practical performance of a choice of Athletics, Skiing, Snowboarding, or the students' sport of choice.
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 researching a current issue in Physical Education and Sport.
Tauranga Primary School coaching. - Work in groups to plan and deliver 3 coaching sessions at the Primary School.
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.
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.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$300 - Snow camp - skiing and snowboarding
$50 - Functional training programme & field trip and resources
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.
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: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 2, Week: 5
Term: 4, Week: 1
Term: 3, Week: 10
Term: 1, Week: 8
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20
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.,
It is the policy of Tauranga Boys’ College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.