Year 10 Physical Education & Health

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Smith

Physical Education contributes to personal and social development. Students are involved in activities that requires individual endeavour and interaction with others, while learning and developing the skills, tactics, and strategies for various sports and activities.

The course involves participation in athletics, fitness, cross country, sport education, volleyball, gymnastics, traditional Māori games, badminton, softball, cricket, touch and a variety of minor games centered around participation, challenge, confidence, cooperation, inclusion, and competence.

Health units in this course be a combination of the following topics:

  • Sexuality
  • Connected Technology
  • Hauora
  • Careers (The Real Game)


Health and Physical Education

Assessment Policy & Procedures

NCEA Level 1 Health, NCEA Level 1 Outdoor Education, NCEA Level 1 Physical Education

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students must have the correct PE uniform, as described in the uniform regulations, available for purchase online from Argyle.
Subject charge $10. This covers the transport costs incurred in the course.

Pathway Tags

Physical Education: Teaching, Fitness Industry, Sports Coaching, Sport and Recreation, Armed Forces, Police, Personal Trainer, Physiotherapist Health: Nursing, Medicine, Law, Politics, Social Sciences, Education, Diversional Therapist, Psychologist, Acupuncturist, Ambulance Officer, Anaesthetist, Biomedical Engineer, Chiropractor, Clinical Coder, Community Karitane, Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Dental Technician, Dental Therapist, Dentist, Diagnostic Radiologist, Dietitian, Dispensing Optician, Environmental Health Officer, General Practitioner, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Health Promoter, Massage Therapist, Midwife, Natural Health Therapist, Nursing Support and Care Worker, Occupational Therapist, Optometrist, Osteopath, Pathologist, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Physician, Physiotherapist


It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.