12 Sports Science

12PSS
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

Pathway

13 Sports Science, 13 Sports Studies

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.

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.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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

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

Pathway Tags

Health and Fitness Centres, Recreation Centres, Regional Sports Trusts, Coaching and Sports Management, Sports Psychology, National Sport Foundations, Public Health Organisations


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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.