13 Sports Studies

13SST
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms C. McConachie

This is a highly practical course, focusing on enabling physical activity and developing student’s coaching skills. In this course you will:

  • Explore the impact and influences of physical activity on yourself and others, and devise a strategy for including ongoing physical activity as an essential part of your well being.
  • Perform a physical activity, in relation to national standards, in your own sport or another sport learnt in class during the year.
  • Develop your coaching and planning skills and improve these over a series of practical lessons where you will coach others.
  • Contribute to running a health promotion activity, that provides opportunities for others to be physically active and evaluate your performance as a leader.

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

There may be some optional activities offered throughout the year, at student's own cost.


Recommended Prior Learning

Satisfactory completion of Year 12 Sports Science or HOD approval.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 22768 v2 Conduct and review a beginner level coaching session
3
I
6
U.S. 22771 v3 Plan beginner-level coaching sessions for sport participants
3
I
6
A.S. 91498 v2 Physical Education 3.1 - Evaluate physical activity experiences to devise strategies for lifelong well-being
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91501 v2 Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
3
I
4
*
Y
A.S. 91503 v2 Physical Education 3.6 - Evaluate the use of health promotion to influence participation in physical activity
3
I
5
Y
*
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 13

* 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: 25 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 25 credits.

Pathway Tags

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


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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.