2PED

Level 2 Physical Education

Course Description

In Level 2 Physical Education, students explore physical, psychological and social influences on performance and understanding of physical activity and sport. They explore these concepts through both practical experience and theoretical settings, covering a range of topics. This course is made up of a combination of both practical and classroom based learning.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

Develop these skills:Explore this content:
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Biophysical principles related to the learning of physical skills.
  • Leadership.
  • Performing a physical skill in an applied setting.
  • Developing a growth mindset.
  • Socio-ecological perspective of a sporting event, physical activity or festival.
  • Effective communication. 
  • Leadership strategies that contribute to the effective functioning of a group.
  • Collaboration.

  • Citizenship.

  • Movement skills in a range of contexts.

  • Analysis of body movements and skill learning.


Resources Required

PE gear appropriate for physical activity, book, whistle.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91329 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of biophysical principles to training for physical activity
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91330 v3
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91331 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.5 - Examine the significance for self, others and society of a sporting event, a physical activity, or a festival
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91332 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.6 - Evaluate leadership strategies that contribute to the effective functioning of a group
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0