NCEA Level 2 Outdoor Education

12ODE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Sainsbury

The outdoor education programme caters for students with a genuine interest in  the outdoors. The programme will introduce students to leadership, as well as outdoor recreational activities. A range of sporting activities and outdoor pursuits will include rock climbing, kayaking, mountain biking tramping and team sports.

Students will complete a variety of the standards listed, dependent on their placement into an outdoor education programme. Students are expected to go on all field trips throughout the year which are designed to incorporate relevant unit standards. This will involve day and overnight trips.

This is not an approved UE subject.


Course Overview

Term 1
Sea Kayaking US 489 Including a Field Trip to the Maori Carvings as an assessment day. This assessment will take place on a day during a Weekend which suits the student. Term one, Week 6 or 7

Term 2
Navigation and weather analysis units. With a field trip to the Tongariro national park tramping and navigating. All while interpreting the weather leading up and during the field trip.
Assessment dates will be late May early June

Term 3
Rock climbing, mountain biking and Skiing/snowboarding units. Utilizing local attractions and Mt Ruapehu
Assessment dates will be late August for skiing and early September for mountain biking

Term 4
Catch up's and finishing book work. No field trips in Term four.

Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Outdoor Education, NCEA Level 3 Sport and Recreation

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Outdoor education charges will be supported by STAR funding but costs of approximately $340 for rock climbing, kayaking, tramping, mountain biking and skiing/snowboarding.


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Recommended Prior Learning

Successful applicants will be expected to be physically fit and willing and able to participate in a number of different activities.
Successfully completed Year 11 sport and outdoor education or Year 11 physical education, or at the discretion of the Head of Faculty.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 431 v6 Navigate in good visibility on land
2
I
3
U.S. 444 v7 Demonstrate basic rock climbing movement
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
1
U.S. 457 v6 Mountain bike on intermediate to expert terrain
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
2
U.S. 489 v7 Demonstrate sea kayaking skills on sheltered or slow-moving water
2
I
3
U.S. 4596 v5 Snowboard on beginner terrain
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
4
U.S. 17468 v3 Alpine ski downhill on beginner terrain
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
4
U.S. 20157 v2 Demonstrate the use of basic rope systems for top rope rock climbing and abseiling
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
3
U.S. 20159 v2 Gather and apply weather information to an outdoor recreation activity
2
I
2
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Pathway Tags

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Disclaimer

POLICY
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.