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Level 2 Physical Education

Level 2

Course Code: 2PPED
Who can I talk to: Mr Slee, Mr Edwards

In Physical Education the focus is on movement and the aim is to encourage students to engage in movement experiences that promote and support the development of physical and social skills. It fosters critical thinking and action and enables students to understand the role and significance of physical activity for individuals and society.

Course Information

What Knowledge Will I Develop?

Students will learn to apply the principles of anatomy and biomechanics when learning to perform skills and how to apply the principles of sports psychology to improve their performance. They will learn how to apply appropriate methods and principles of training to improve skill performance. Students will also perform skills in an applied setting and demonstrate social responsibility when participating in physical activity. They will also research the significance of a self-selected sporting event or festival.

How Will The Course Contribute To My Qualification?

Code Title Credits Internal External Core Optional L1 Literacy L1 Numeracy UE Reading UE Writing Date
91501 Skill performance. 4 y y 29-10-2021
91334 Behaving responsibly in physical activity. 3 y y 01-10-2021
91331 Sport in society. 4 y y y 27-08-2021
91329 Training time. 4 y y 20-08-2021
91328 Theory into practice. 5 y y y 04-06-2021
Credits: 20
Does this course provide a pathway to University Entrance? Yes

Entry Requirements

Preferably with at least 16 credits gained in 1PPED. Satisfactory achievement from previous level of study or with HOD approval.

Course Related Costs

Voluntary contribution to field trip expenses will be requested.

Companion Subjects

Any or all of Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Subject Combination Notes

If the student is considering attending university it is recommended that they take no more than TWO subjects from Physical Education, Outdoor Education and Sport Leadership.