Physical Education 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. McBrydie


PHE2 required.
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.

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

Course Overview

Term 1
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.

Term 2
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.

Term 3
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.

Term 4
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.

Learning Areas:

Physical Education

Career Pathways

Physiotherapist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Sports Coach/Official, Professional Sportsperson, Arborist, Early Childhood Teacher, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Primary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Recreation Co-ordinator, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Intelligence Officer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$100 - field trip and resources

Assessment Information All 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.
Pathway Tags

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.

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