11 Performance Rugby

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Richie Folomu.

Students will attend 11PFR 4 hours per week. The lessons will consist of both practical and classroom based learning where they will be introduced to concepts to help understand;

  • Body structure and function in the performance of rugby.
  • Concepts involved in participation and performance in rugby.
  • How health and well-being relate to and are influenced by rugby.
  • Knowledge of movement, skills and technique in rugby.
  • Self-management skills during fitness training and skill development practices.
  • Interpersonal Skills through rugby activities.

These concepts will be taught through the following units of work in a Rugby context-

  • Apply movement strategies in Rugby and Rugby sevens.
  • Biophysical impacts on performance. This involves investigating human anatomy, biomechanics and exercise physiology in relation to better improving Rugby skills.  
  • Socio-cultural impacts on participation unique to NZ Aotearoa. This involves students discussing the various impacts of society on their participation levels and choices. 
  • Applying strategies to demonstrate kotahitanga. Students will have the opportunity to demonstrate interpersonal skills contributing to kotahitanga (unity).


Students apply to the Director of Rugby with a Pathway through the Year 9 and 10 Rugby Academy (10RU1).

Year 10 Physical Education (10PE1) MERIT for Personal/Social Responsibility.

OR HoD approval

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*11PFR* - Supplementary costs: Approx $45


Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 92016 v3
Physical Education 1.1 - Apply movement strategies in an applied setting
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 5
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0