Physical Education - Level 3

PHE3
Course Description

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.


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 researching a current issue in Physical Education and Sport.

Term 2
Tauranga Primary School coaching. - Work in groups to plan and deliver 3 coaching sessions at the Primary School.

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.

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.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$350 (Compulsory Outdoor Education camp, Functional training programme & Practical tennis)
$300 - Snow camp - skiing and snowboarding
$50 - Tennis coaching


Prerequisites

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.


Credit Information

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:
https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance/approved-subjects

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91503 v2 Physical Education 3.6 - Evaluate the use of health promotion to influence participation in physical activity
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10
3
I
5
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91502 v2 Physical Education 3.5 - Examine a current physical activity event, trend, or issue and its impact on New Zealand society
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91501 v2 Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 1
3
I
4
*
Y
A.S. 91500 v2 Physical Education 3.3 - Evaluate the effectiveness of a performance improvement programme
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91499 v2 Physical Education 3.2 - Analyse a physical skill performed by self or others
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 8
3
I
3
Y
*
Total Credits
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.

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

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.


Disclaimer

POLICY
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.