12SPS

Level 2 Sports Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Walter

Sports Science provides challenging learning experiences in sport and physical activity with a emphasis on learning through practical application. 

The course covers 5 main areas. 

  1. Risk management - linked to a tramping day trip and a stand up paddle boarding and mountain biking day trip. 
  2. Skill learning - student undertake a skill learning programme  based on a sport of their choice. 
  3. Performance improvement - students undertake a performance improvement programme and then participate in the Tough Guys and Girl event in Rotorua.  
  4. Event management - students plan for a run the year 7/8 fun day.
  5. Physical performance - students are assessed on their physical capabilities within a sporting context. 

NB: This course CAN NOT be taken in combination with Level 2 Sport & Recreation.




Recommended Prior Learning

A keen interest in sport, fitness, outdoor education and the theory of sport and fitness. 14 credits or more gained in Year 11 Sports Science or with Head of Faculty approval.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Cost: approx $150
Days out of School: Day trips: stand up paddle boarding & mountain biking camp at Whangamata. One day tramping trip. Tough guy and gal challenge in Rotorua.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91328 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of how and why biophysical principles relate to the learning of physical skills
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91329 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of biophysical principles to training for physical activity

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91333 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.7 - Analyse the application of risk management strategies to a challenging outdoor activity
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91335 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.9 - Examine the implementation and outcome(s) of a physical activity event or opportunity

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 15
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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