PHYSICAL EDUCATION FORM TWO NATIONAL ASSESSMENT (FTNA) FORMAT
018 PHYSICAL EDUCATION
This assessment format is a revised version of the Form Two National Assessment (FTNA) format issued by the National Examinations Council of Tanzania (NECTA) in 2017.
The format has been formulated based on the revised Physical Education Syllabus for Ordinary Secondary Education of 2005.
Major changes that have been made in this format are the improvement of the assessment rubric and the inclusion of a table of specifications.
Apart from these improvements, there is no change in the assessment content.
2.0 GENERAL OBJECTIVES
The assessment will test the extent to which students are able to:
2.1 interpret the concept of Physical Education and its importance to the development of human beings;
2.2 develop knowledge and improve personal health and physical fitness;
2.3 develop individual skills to participate and value physical exercises, sports and games and recreational activities; and
2.4 interpret and apply health rules, first aid and safety measures in sports at individual and community levels.
3.0 GENERAL COMPETENCIES
The assessment will specifically test the students’ ability to:
3.1 demonstrate an understanding of the concept, the value of Physical Education and physical activities;
3.2 identify the roles of exercise on health and fitness;
3.3 demonstrate mastery of basic movement skills to perform various games and related physical activities;
3.4 demonstrate an understanding of specific skills in sport and recreational activities; and
3.5 apply knowledge and skills in rendering first aid and safety services in sports at individual and community levels.
4.0 ASSESSMENT RUBRIC
There will be one (1) paper, which will take 1 2 2 hours. The paper will consist of 10 questions divided into three sections A, B and C.
Students will be required to answer all questions in each section. This paper will weigh a total of 100 marks.
Section A will have two (2) questions. Question 1 will be a multiplechoice question with 10 items. Each item will carry one (1) mark, making a total of 10 marks.
Question 2 will be matching items question with five (5) items. Each item will carry one (1) mark, making a total of five (5) marks. Hence, the section will weigh a total of 15 marks.
Section B will have seven (7) short answer questions. Students will be required to answer all questions in this section.
Each question will carry 10 marks. Therefore, the section will weigh a total of 70 marks.
Section C will comprise one (1) question, which will weigh 15 marks.
5.0 ASSESSMENT CONTENTS
The following topics will be assessed:
5.1 Principles of Physical Education
5.3 First aid
5.4 Health-related physical fitness
5.5 Performance-related physical fitness
5.8 Recreation and outdoor activities
5.9 Ball games (soccer and netball)
5.10 Track and field events (short and middle distance running, relays and hurdles)