Year 13 Outdoor Education

13OED
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: B. Smedley

Content:
There are a total of 4 credits that overlap with Year 13 Physical Education. Students are able to take both subjects and can choose the best mark. Students will be expected to complete approximately 18 credits from the list below.

This course is designed for those who are passionate about the outdoors and keen to develop their leadership skills. The course is a combination of both practical and theory where students have the opportunity to be hands on with planning, teaching, managing risk and running activities. The course will include; sea kayaking, tramping/navigation, water activities and leadership opportunities.

Skills:
• Outdoor technical skills for adventure in a variety of different environments
• Enhance ability to think critically and take critical action
• Analyse risk management strategies and develop their views and understanding of these systems.
• Identify leadership roles and identify appropriate situations for the use of those roles


Contributions and Equipment

1 Students need to have access to a BYOD device for this course.
1 Set of thermals. Talk to your teacher before purchasing.
1 Pair of sturdy shoes - Talk to your teacher before purchasing
All specialist safety equipment will be provided for each activity.


Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry. Students should have a reasonable level of fitness and will need to pass a confidence aquatic skills test at the start of the course. Students will also need to be prepared to participate in a range of water and land based activities.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 28516 v1 Prepare for, participate in, and evaluate an outdoor experience as a member of a group
3
I
15
A.S. 91501 v2 Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
3
I
4
*
Y
A.S. 91502 v2 Physical Education 3.5 - Examine a current physical activity event, trend, or issue and its impact on New Zealand society
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91504 v2 Physical Education 3.7 - Analyse issues in safety management for outdoor activity to devise safety management strategies
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91505 v2 Physical Education 3.8 - Examine contemporary leadership principles applied in physical activity contexts
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 15

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 30 credits.