Physical Education and Sports Studies

Physical Education

Physical Education Level 1

Level 1 Physical Education is a practical and theory based course in which students expand on their physical ability as well as learning about how the body works, and the influences activity has on the body. They will be able to analyse physical performance, explain the importance of well-being and how the body functions during activity, and will demonstrate positive interpersonal skills. Students, who are interested in a career in sport, recreation management, nursing, physiotherapy and so on, should take this subject. Course requirement: Students in this course must have played in an individual or team sport for Chanel College during Year 9 or 10 and must continue to play an individual or team sport for Chanel College. 

Physical Education Level 2 

Level 2 Physical Education is 60% Theory and 40% Practical. It involves students exploring sport coaching, event organisation and politics, as well as fitness development, risk management and sport science. Students who are interested in employment in the ever growing field of leisure and sports, as well as surf lifesaving, nursing, physiotherapy, coaching, outdoor recreation, event management, exercise training and so on, should take this subject. Course requirement: All Physical Education students must play at least one individual or team sport for Chanel College.

Physical Education Level 3 & Scholarship 

Level 3 Physical Education is 60% Theory and 40% Practical. It involves students exploring fitness development, risk management and sport science, as well as examining societal trends and influences. Students will be expected to perform a triathlon and plan and complete a 10 week training programme. Students who are interested in employment in the ever growing field of leisure and sports, as well as surf lifesaving, nursing, physiotherapy, coaching, outdoor recreation, event management, exercise training and so on, should take this subject. Course requirement: All Physical Education students must play at least one individual or team sport for Chanel College or at the discretion of the HOD. 

Sports Studies

Recreational Physical Education and Health Level 1

Recreation Physical Education and Health is a practical and theory based course in which students have the opportunity to experience sport in their community and learn about physical activity and recreation. They will complete the NCEA Level 1 Health assessments which focus on well-being and a range of topics such as managing change, relationships, communication skills, promoting positive sexuality, goal-setting and nutrition. Assessment standards will be selected from those listed below to suit student interest and abilities.

Sports Studies Levels 2 

This course allows students who are interested in sport and recreation the opportunity to gain credits in Recreation, Sport Studies and Outdoor Education. Students will have the opportunity to explore recreation in their community as well as complete outdoor education units such as High Ropes and Adventure Based Learning. They will be physically challenged in a subject that is 60% practical and 40% theory based. Course requirement: All Sports Studies students must play at least one individual or team sport for Chanel College.

Sports Studies Levels 3 

This course allows students who are interested in sport and recreation the opportunity to gain credits in Recreation, Sport Studies and Outdoor Education. Students will have the opportunity to explore recreation in their community as well as complete outdoor education units such as High Ropes and Adventure Based Learning. They will be physically challenged in a subject that is 60% practical and 40% theory based.