Level 3 Sport Science

13SPS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr H. Miller

This course of study follows on from the Sport Science courses offered at Levels 1 and 2, using and examining in greater depth the skills acquired previously. There is a strong emphasis on students gaining the skills to take responsibility for the health, fitness and motor skill needs of themselves and others. This involves planning and implementing programmes and critically evaluating their success. Sport Science is an academic subject and students will need good literacy skills and an ability to critically evaluate.

Students will train for and take part in the Tough Guy Challenge, complete the Timber Trail, run a junior rugby tournament and will analyse their level of skill in Beach Volleyball.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$260 (transport costs, tough guy entry, mountain biking hireage)


Recommended Prior Learning

Eleven credits in NCEA level 2 Physical Education including Achievement Standards 91328 (movement analysis) and 91329 (methods and principals of training). If a student has an interest in sport and a satisfactory level of achievement in Science and English, an exception may be made after consultation with the Head of Faculty.


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
A.S. 91789 v2 Physical Education 3.9 - Devise strategies for a physical activity outcome
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91505 v2 Physical Education 3.8 - Examine contemporary leadership principles applied in physical activity contexts
3
I
4
Y
4r *
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. 91500 v2 Physical Education 3.3 - Evaluate the effectiveness of a performance improvement programme
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91499 v2 Physical Education 3.2 - Analyse a physical skill performed by self or others
3
I
3
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

* 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: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

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