Level 2 Sports Science

12SPS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Walter

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.


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.





Faculties:

Physical Education and Health



Career Pathways

Diversional Therapist, Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Loader, Police Officer, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Psychologist, Diver, Event Manager, Sports Coach/Official, General Practitioner, Firefighter, Ranger, Professional Sportsperson, Hunter/Trapper, Groundsperson, Primary School Teacher, Security Officer/Guard, Massage Therapist, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Recreation Co-ordinator, Secondary School Teacher, Television Presenter, Tour Guide

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.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91328 v2 Physical Education 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of how and why biophysical principles relate to the learning of physical skills
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91329 v2 Physical Education 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of biophysical principles to training for physical activity
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91330 v3 Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
2
I
4
A.S. 91333 v2 Physical Education 2.7 - Analyse the application of risk management strategies to a challenging outdoor activity
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91335 v2 Physical Education 2.9 - Examine the implementation and outcome(s) of a physical activity event or opportunity
2
I
3
Y
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Diversional Therapist, Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Loader, Police Officer, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Psychologist, Diver, Event Manager, Sports Coach/Official, General Practitioner, Firefighter, Ranger, Professional Sportsperson, Hunter/Trapper, Groundsperson, Primary School Teacher, Security Officer/Guard, Massage Therapist, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Recreation Co-ordinator, Secondary School Teacher, Television Presenter, Tour Guide


Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2022.