NCEA Level 1 Physical Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Clarke

Recommended Prior Learning

Recommendation by your Year 10 Physical Education teacher. A high level of participation and achievement from Year 10 is essential.

This course has a strong emphasis on learning through practical participation, with a theoretical component. Opportunity to gain 20 NCEA credits. The modules include –
My Active Lifestyle: Students participate in 15 different activities over Terms 1,2,3 & 4, including team sport, swimming, and triathlon.
A Quality Performance: Students participate in a series of practical lessons in a sport which could be hockey, basketball, ki-o-rahi, depending on student choice and there is a theory based standard that relates to this.
Splash and Dash: Examines basic anatomy, physiology and bio-mechanics in relation to exercise. This is based around a skill of your choice and the triathlon which is compulsory.
Working as a Team: Students participate in a series of lessons of flag football. 

A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student attempting the assessment.


Health and Physical Education

Assessment Policy & Procedures

NCEA Level 2 Physical Education, NCEA Level 2 Sport and Recreation

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended that students purchase the Year 11 PE workbook $10.00.

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.