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Level 3 Physical Education

Level 3

Course Code: 3PPED
Who can I talk to: Mr Slee, Miss Williams, 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 critically evaluate the the influences on their decision-making with respect to the physical activity experiences they have participated in over time. They will evaluate the effectiveness of a performance improvement programme over time. They will devise strategies for achieving a physical activity outcome and demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting. They will also examine contemporary leadership principles.

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
91789 Applying skill learning strategies. 4 y y 08-10-2021
91505 Leadership theory. 4 y y y 08-10-2021
91500 Evaluate a performance improvement programme. 4 y y 25-06-2021
91498 Physical activity in the community. 4 y y y 02-07-2021
Credits: 19-20
Does this course provide a pathway to University Entrance? Yes

Entry Requirements

Preferrably a minimum of 13 credits in 2PPED. 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, 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.