Otumoetai College Otumoetai College

L2 Outdoor Education

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Blake.

Required Prior Learning

Entry is dependent upon approval from Year 11 teacher and the approval of the HOD of Physical Education.

This course focuses on Leadership, Risk Analysis and Management, Bush-craft Knowledge, Skill Performance and Social Responsibility. The topics include Kayaking, Orienteering, Belaying and Climbing, Camping, and Ultimate Frisbee. 

Students involved in this course are expected to participate actively in all modules and demonstrate safety and risk management strategies. Students must be reliable and trustworthy and not pose a risk to themselves or others. Involvement in the college Athletics day and Swimming Sports is encouraged.

The course is a combination of theory and practical lessons. The course is 100% internally assessed. This means students must be able to complete assessed tasks in the workbooks within a set timeframe.

Learning Areas:

Physical Education & Health

Assessment Procedures

L3 Health Studies, L3 Outdoor Education, L3 Sport Science, L3 Sports Education

Subject Costs

This course will be enhanced by attendance at the following Activities: Kayak Camp - 3 days, $160, Bush Craft Camp - 2 days, $60. These cost are estimates and are subject to change. The camps are not compulsory but are beneficial to students.