Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Peawini

Recommended Prior Learning

• Reasonable attainment of Level 1 NCEA credits is recommended.
• Taking PED11F is an advantage but not essential.
• Involvement in school or club sport an advantage.
• Commitment to the demands of this course inside and outside of school hours.

This course provides opportunities for students to learn about basic human anatomy and how it relates to movement, develop social responsibility and learn how one can contribute positively to a group in range of physical activities. Students will perform in 3 sports of their choice and be assessed against a national standard. 

Students will also participate in physical fitness sessions each week throughout the semester. 

These learning activities and contexts aim to develop the personal and interpersonal skills that the students can take into their lives.

Future Possibilities
Students who complete this course can move into tertiary study at the New Zealand Institute of Sport or Ara Institute of Canterbury and careers within the sport, recreation and fitness industry. These could include but are not limited to fitness instruction, personal trainer, gym instruction, after school and holiday programs, coaching and Armed Services.

Learning Areas:

Health & Physical Education


AQUATICS 32S - Semester, FITNESS 32F - Full Year, SPORT COACHING 32S - Semester

Assessment Information Practical Performance - 4 Achievement Standard credits Practical participation and written self/peer and teacher assessment - 3 Achievement Standard credits Written Test - 3 Unit Standard credits