Level 1 Physical Education

11PED
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. King

Recommended Prior Learning

A reasonable standard of fitness and a genuine interest in sport and physical activity.


This course is a mixture of theory and practical learning and is aimed at students with an interest in sport and physical activity.  Students will develop their application of participation, interpersonal skills, and leadership through a range of physical activities, including Bowls, Curling, Volleyball and Tchoukball.  Anatomy, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology will also be applied to Badminton.


Course Overview

Term 1
Sport for Life
Achievement Std 1.1
(5 Credits)
Develop an understanding of the factors that influence participation in sport and physical activity.
Mostly practical based.

Term 2
Badminton Examined - Anatomy and Biomechanics
Achievement Std 1.2
(5 Credits)
Develop a basic understanding of functional anatomy, biomechanics and exercise phyisology.
Mostly theory based with practical lessons based around badminton.

or students can chose to opt into another achievement standard of independent learning:
Self-Management in Physical Education
Achievement Std 1.9 (3 Credits)

Term 3
Sports Performance
Volleyball
Achievement Std 1.3
(3 Credits)

This is the only unit of the year that is fully practical with no written component.


Term 4
Sports Education
Achievement Std 1.5
(4 Credits)
Develop an understanding of interpersonal skills and how to apply them in a tchoukball context.

Learning Areas:

Physical Education


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Pathway

Level 2 Outdoor Education, Level 2 Physical Education

Career Pathways

Early Childhood Teacher, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Primary School Teacher, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Acupuncturist, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Anaesthetic Technician, Clinical Physiologist, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Medical Imaging Technologist, Massage Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Osteopath, Physiotherapist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Sports Coach/Official, Professional Sportsperson, Recreation Co-ordinator, Scrum Master, Paramedic, Pathologist, Police Officer, Diver, Corrections Officer, Forensic Scientist, Firefighter, Fishery Officer, Health and Safety Inspector, Security Officer/Guard, Probation Officer, Intelligence Officer

Equipment/Stationery

Devices are not essential but highly recommended - please refer to the school specification requirements for a preferred device.


Assessment Information Fully internally assessed throughout the year. Most assessment is based around practical participation in class. Therefore, there are no exams at the end of the year.
Pathway Tags

Early Childhood Teacher, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Primary School Teacher, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Acupuncturist, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Anaesthetic Technician, Cardiac Physiologist, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Medical Radiation Technologist, Massage Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Osteopath, Physiotherapist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Sports Coach/Official, Professional Sportsperson, Recreation Co-ordinator, Scrum Master, Paramedic, Pathologist, Police Officer, Diver, Corrections Officer, Forensic Scientist, Firefighter, Fishery Officer, Health and Safety Inspector, Security Officer/Guard, Probation Officer, Intelligence Officer


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