L3 Physical Education - Semester A

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Wilson

Why should students take this course?

We want students who are going to be active, challenge themselves and manage risks in their learning.  Do you want to give back to your community, develop your practical skills and learn how to referee at our local Primary school Rippa Rugby Tournaments then this course is for you!

What curriculum skills will students learn in this course? 

You will be developing your knowledge and skills in the following topics:  Quality skill development and performance in Athletics, Touch and Badminton.  Risk and Safety Management and Sports Officiating.  

You will be involved in a variety of different physical activities and recreational pursuits throughout the year, which will develop your skills in communication, social and cooperative strategies, problem solving, leadership, self management, independent work and study and importantly understanding more about yourself, others and society.

Important information

Students who want to gain the full U.S 10 Rippa Rugby credits must do this course in Semester B - compulsory to attend a two day Rugby referee course, and referee at three local tournaments throughout the year.  


No prerequisites.  

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Full set of PE mufti gear and sports shoes for each practical session.
Chromebook required per 2021 BYOD policy.

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 31388 v1 Carry out pre-event preparation and apply the rules of the sport while officiating sports events
A.S. 91501 v2 Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 4

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.


Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.