NCEA Level 2 Physical Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: V. Matheson

Recommended Prior Learning

Minimum of 14 credits from Level 1 PED or with recommendation from Head of Faculty.

The Level 2 Physical Education Extension program is a 21 credit Level 2 Achievement Standard course.

This programme is completely internally assessed with no external standards.  Students will experience and participate in a range of physical activities in a variety of contexts.  Developing learning and key concepts form 11PED, students will cover topics such as:

  • Responsible attitude to their own well-being
  • Respect, care, concern for other people and the environment
  • Social justice
  • Inter-relationships between the individual, others, and society
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Students in the extension course will need to demonstrate a greater level of critical thinking and analytical writing skills in comparison to the 12SEP course.  Students taking this course cannot enrol in the SEP course.

This course is a University Entrance approved subject.

Field trips: To be confirmed.


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