Physical Education: level 2

Qualification - NCEA level 2

Course Outline

This course offers the opportunity to experience and participate in a wide range of physical activities, in a variety of contexts. Students study how the body moves and responds to physical activity, as well as developing leadership skills in a variety of settings. This course equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to maintain and develop personal well-being, both now and in the future; as well as preparing students for future academic and vocational opportunities.

A range of physical activities will be utilised to give students the opportunities to learn in, through and about movement, and be assessed against Achievement Standards. They may include, turbo touch, cross-country running, fitness studies/training, and there may be costs charged to your account.

The following Achievement Standards are offered in Physical Education:


16 credits in Physical Education Level 1 or 16 credits in Level 1 English and Level 1 Science. Entry may also be granted with approval from the HoD of PE.

Physical Education Level 2