Level 3 Physical Education

Course Description

Level 3 Physical Education

University approved subject !!!

In Year 13, ākonga/students participate in a variety of achievement standards that contribute towards the required 60 NCEA credits ākonga needed to pass Level 3.

Level 3 PE will provide ākonga/ students with the opportunity to further develop safety management in the outdoors through their participation in challenging outdoor activities that are organised by ākonga/ students. They will also set, implement and review goals while training to participate in the Tough Guy and Gal Challenge (Mud run).

Ākonga/ students will also take an in-depth look into their history of participating in physical activities and use this to devise strategies to ensure they are physically active into the future to improve and maintain their Hauora/ Well-being.

Ākonga/students must have:

  • Good command of literacy for report writing.

  • Positive attitude towards actively participating in ALL physical activities involved in the subject (i.e. Tramping, camping, and running).

  • 100% Henderson High School PE  gear.

  • Achieved 14 or more credits in Level 2 Physical Education or an alternative literacy-rich subject.


All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

  • Meeting any course entry requirements.

  • Minimum class sizes.

  • Course structure and activities are subject to change.

  • Availability of teaching staff and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Department.