Level 3 Physical Education
The course offers a flexible and diverse learning experience where students will experience a range of topics in the field of physical studies.
Assessments will be student-selected from a range of Achievement and Unit Standards, based on individual interest and need.
Areas of focus in the course are: Adventure Based Learning (Outdoor Education), Fitness Studies (Sports Science), Sociology/Leadership and a special interest inquiry topic.
At Year 13 students study leadership, sociology, risk management, bio mechanical and anatomy analysis, fitness programs. Students undertake practical components including ultimate frisbee, swimming, fitness training, and outdoor pursuits.
Recommended Prior Learning
Reasonable success in Level 2 Physical Education or at the HOD’s discretion.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Approximately $120.00. HVHS PE uniform. We are grateful to families making voluntary payments to assist with course specific costs.
Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 28 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22
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.