Teacher in Charge: Mr D. MorathRecommended Prior Learning
Achievement of: 14 Credits in either Level 2 Sports Science (achieved in 2.2, 2.3 and/or 2.6), Biology or Physics, is recommended, or at the discretion of the HOD.
Students are required to play sport for a Liston College team or team outside of the college if it is not offered at school.
The Level 3 Sports Science programme is the third stage of NCEA. Through this programme, students will learn to apply the Knowledge, skills, attitude and motivation to make informed decisions and take action in ways that contribute to their personal well-being, the well-being of other people and the Society we live in.
Academic requirements: Level 2 Sports Science with at least 14 credits including UE literacy (5 credits reading and 5 credits writing.
OR if you have not completed Level 2 Sports Science, 60 credits at Level 2, including UE literacy.
OR discretion of HOD PE based on other Level 2 results.
Other requirements: Students must wear the correct Liston College PE uniform (House shirt) during practical lessons. An interest in physical activity, sport and a desire to learn and improve themselves is essential.
Students will gain knowledge, skills and experience to:
You will learn:
Where does this course lead?
This is an approved University Entrance subject. It can lead to many fields of Tertiary study or it can provide a comprehensive knowledge base for those wishing to move into the physical activity industry.
The course is well suited to those students who are academically able and who wish to gain endorsements in Level 3 NCEA for Merit and/or Excellence.
Contact for further inquiries
Mr Morath (HOD PE) [email protected]
3.1 Back to the Future (4 credits)
In this standard you will evaluate your participation in physical activity up until this time in your life. with a focus on your time at Liston College. You will then use this information to create a plan for the future with regards to how you will use physical activity to help your life-long well-being.
3.2 Serving for Success (3 credits)
In this standard students will work with a partner to analyse their performance of a Badminton Overhead Smash, utilising their understanding of biomechanical principles. This analysis will provide feed-forward information to allow your partner to develop a Performance Improvement Programme, taking into account the factors that may influence their ability to improve their performance in the skill.
3.3 Better than Before (4 credits)
In this standard you will participate in a Performance Improvement Programme in the context of Badminton. You will then use a range of biophysical principles and socio-cultural factors to critically evaluate the effectiveness of your programme.
3.4 Performance (4 credits)
In this standard you will be required to demonstrate specific levels of competence in either your chosen sport or Badminton.
3.5 Colour of Money (4 credits)
In this standard you will critically examine the impact of a sporting issue and how it impacts on New Zealand society.
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