• This course covers work to meet the requirements for up to 20 credits in Physical Education towards the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA). These actual units of work and timing of assessments are explained on separate sheets.
  • This achievement standard involves examining strategies that influence the performance of a physical activity, and applying knowledge for performance improvement. The assessment involves you to evaluate your own performance in relation to identified factors that may influence the quality of performance of activities.
    Note: This unit is combined with Unit 3.
  • This achievement standard involves continually reflecting on the effect or impact that the use of interpersonal skills is having on others. As a result of ongoing reflection, the student makes changes and adaptations to the application of their interpersonal skills to ensure the continuing and/or improved effectiveness of these skills Students will need to take on various roles in an activity using Siedentop’s sport education model. Personal and interpersonal skills are examined and developed through a competitive activity. The focus of this unit is Touch.
  • This achievement standard involves participating actively in a variety of physical activities over an extended period of time and reflecting in an ongoing manner on factors that influence your participation. Specific content includes factors affecting participation in physical activity, health related fitness assessment, and training methods. Practical work will include competitive sports and non-competitive leisure activities.
  • This achievement standard involves demonstrating quality movement in the performance of a physical activity. We examine ways of measuring the quality of performance, as well as safety and risk management in physical activity. The activity focus for this unit will be gymnastics.

  • This achievement standard involves relating knowledge of basic body function to the performance of physical activity. This unit addresses the scientific analysis of movement. Specific topics include anatomy (structure of the body), exercise physiology (the body’s response to exercise) and biomechanics (analysis of movement). These topics will be taught using a combination of class work and practical laboratories using a wide range of activities.