Level 1 Physical Education

PHED1
Course Description

This is the foundation course for those learners who are serious in their intention to continue study of Physical Education to Level 2 and 3. Physical Education promotes the concept of ‘total well-being’ by;
· Focusing on personal health and physical development and encouraging the learner to develop self-management skills to enhance their well-being
· Development of physical skills in several sporting areas
· Developing the knowledge and interpersonal skills that will enable the learners to work effectively with others at school and in the wider community
· Enhance learner knowledge on how the body works

Description
This is a full year academic course that offers 20 achievement standard credits at Level 1. It is generally split between two practical and two theory based periods each week. Practicals involve a variety of team and individual sports.


Pathway

Level 2 Health, Level 2 Physical Education

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

None specified


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90967 v3 Physical Education 1.6 - Demonstrate strategies to improve the performance of a physical activity and describe the outcomes
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90966 v3 Physical Education 1.5 - Demonstrate interpersonal skills in a group and explain how these skills impact on others
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90964 v3 Physical Education 1.3 - Demonstrate quality movement in the performance of a physical activity
1
I
3
A.S. 90963 v3 Physical Education 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the function of the body as it relates to the performance of physical activity
1
I
5
Y
A.S. 90962 v3 Physical Education 1.1 - Participate actively in a variety of physical activities and explain factors that influence own participation
1
I
5
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.