Physical Education - Level 2


Qualification: NCEA Level 2

Entry requirements: PE 1.2 or at the discretion of the HOLA. For students who have not studied Level 1 PE, 14 Science credits are required.

Content/Skills: This course covers a variety of practical and theoretical topics at a more advanced level. Year 12 has a greater emphasis on sports science and its application to movement (anatomy, biomechanics, motor learning/skill development and methods and principles of training). Students will also experience being outside their comfort zones while demonstrating leadership skills.

Please be aware that this course has associated costs. By selecting this course you will be requested to make contributions connected to its delivery.

These costs are: $40


Internally Assessed Standards

These are standards which will be assessed during the year and you will be awarded credits at that time if you gain an Achieved, Merit or Excellence grade. There is no external examination at the end of the year for internal assessments.

AS91331 (v2) 2.5

Examine the significance for self, others and society of a sporting event, a physical activity or a festival.

AS91329 (v2) 2.3

Demonstrate understanding of the application of biophysical principles to training for physical activity

AS91330  (v3) 2.4

Perform a physical activity in an applied setting


Evaluate leadership strategies that contribute to the effective functioning of a group

AS91334 (v2) 2.8

Consistently demonstrate social responsibility through applying a social responsibility model in activity

There is only ONE assessment opportunity for 2.5, 2.3 and 2.6 but for 2.4 there are reassessment opportunities. 2.8 assessment is ongoing in nature and take place over multiple terms/units.

There are no Externally Assessed Standards in Physical Education

Where does it lead? NCEA Level 3.

For further information see Mr Bilsbury.