12PSS

12 Sports Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms C. McConachie

The Year 12 Sports Science course includes:

  • An optional 3 day experience at Motutapu Outdoor Education Centre. This trip includes students participating in a range of outdoor activities, including kayaking, high ropes, stand up paddle boarding, confidence course and group challenges.
  • Learning about anatomy, biomechanics and skill learning, relating to Volleyball.
  • Improving student’s practical performance and social responsibility in Ultimate Frisbee and any chosen sport.
  • Develop responsible decision making within a team environment.
  • Plan and run a physical activity event

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

Optional Activities - Motutapu Outdoor Education experience ( approx cost $360).

Recommended Prior Learning

Satisfactory completion of Year 11 Sports Science or HOD approval.

Pathway

Tertiary education in - Physical Education, Physiotherapy, Medicine, Occupational therapy, Teaching, Sports Science, Nutrition, Recreation and Leisure. Careers in - Health and Fitness Centres, Recreation Centres, Regional Sports Trusts, Coaching and Sports Management, Sports Psychology, National Sport Foundations, Public Health Organisations.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91328 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of how and why biophysical principles relate to the learning of physical skills
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91330 v3
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91334 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.8 - Consistently demonstrate social responsibility through applying a social responsibility model in physical activity
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91335 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.9 - Examine the implementation and outcome(s) of a physical activity event or opportunity
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91336 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.10 - Analyse group processes in physical activity
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 11
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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Disclaimer

We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.

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