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Outdoor Education (ATAR)

Pre-requisite: B grade in Year 10 Outdoor Education or Year 10 Physical Education
Approximate Cost: $650

Course Description:
The Outdoor Education ATAR course is based on the experiential learning cycle. This cycle is made up of three stages; plan, do and review. Students plan for outdoor experiences, participate in these experiences and reflect on their involvement. Students develop self-awareness by engaging in a range of challenging outdoor activities. They enhance personal and group skills and build confidence, empathy and self-understanding. Students plan and participate in a range of outdoor activities and develop knowledge and skills for participating safely in these activities. They learn to assess risk, and identify and apply appropriate management strategies and emergency response procedures.
Students participate in at least one expedition, that is a minimum of three days and two nights in a natural environment. While on expedition, teachers are encouraged to select one or two outdoor adventure activities. At least one activity must be able to be used as a mode of travel and may be chosen from, but are not limited to:
• bushwalking
• canoeing
• kayaking
• mountain biking
• sailing
• sea kayaking.

Outdoor Education (General)

Pre-requisite: C grade in Year 10 Outdoor Education or Year 10 Physical Education

Approximate Cost: $650

Course Description:

The Outdoor Education General course is based on the experiential learning cycle. This cycle is made up of three stages: plan, do and review. Students plan for outdoor experiences, participate in these experiences and reflect on their involvement.

The course lends itself to an integrated approach between practical experiences, the environment and conceptual understandings. Students develop self-awareness by engaging in a range of challenging outdoor activities. They enhance personal and group skills and build confidence, empathy and self-understanding. Working with others enables students to better understand group dynamics, and enhance their leadership qualities and decision-making abilities, while showing respect for self, others and the environment.

Students participate in at least one single-day excursion and a minimum of one overnight expedition in a natural environment.

Physical Education Studies (ATAR)

This course explores anatomical and biomechanical concepts, the body’s response to physical activity and stress management to improve their own and others’ performance in physical activity. Students also identify the relationship between skill, strategy and the body in order to improve effectiveness and efficiency of performance. The course is 70% theoretical and 30% practical. For the practical component students will participate in a variety of sports chosen from the list below:
AFL
Basketball
Badminton
Cricket
Hockey
Netball
Soccer
Tennis
Touch
Volleyball

Pre-requisite:  B Grade in Year 10 Physical Education Studies or Year 10 Physical Education

Physical Education Studies (General)

The Physical Education Studies General course is designed to appeal to students that enjoy physical activity and would like to further develop both their sporting skills and their knowledge of the theoretical concepts that relate to human movement and sporting performance. The course focuses on the interrelationships between motor learning and psychological, biomechanical and physiological factors that influence individual and team performance in sport. Students engage as performers, leaders, coaches, analysts and planners of physical activity.
For the practical component students will participate in a variety of sports chosen from the list below:
AFL
Basketball
Badminton
Netball
Soccer
Touch
Volleyball

Physical Education Studies (AFL - General) 

Year 11 Students will have the opportunity to continue on in the MDC Hawks AFL Academy as Senior School students. They will complete the Certificate 2 course as part of their Academy experience, whilst continuing with their football development.
Duration: 1 year. Delivered in Year 11
Pre-requisite: Year 10 Graduate of Hawks Academy with C grade or better
Approximate Cost: $250
Pathway options: Certificate III in Sport & Recreation
Course Description
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual likely to commence a career as a coach at a regional or State/Territory level. Likely functions for someone with this qualification include observing the performance of athletes to determine the required level of instruction and planning, conducting and evaluating individualised and team-training programs under the supervision of a head coach supervisor. Those with this qualification would also supervise practice sessions and provide in competition assistance to athletes (football).

Sport and Recreation (VET Certificate)

Duration: 1 year. Delivered in Year 11 or Year 12
Pre-requisite: None
Approximate Cost: $450
Pathway options: Certificate III in Sport & Recreation
Qualifications are delivered and assessed at school in partnership with:
RTO: YMCA WA
RTO Number: 3979

Course Description:
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual likely to commence a career as a coach at a regional or State/Territory level. Likely functions for someone with this qualification include observing the performance of athletes to determine the required level of instruction and planning, conducting and evaluating individualised and team-training programs under the supervision of a head coach supervisor. Those with this qualification would also supervise practice sessions and provide in competition assistance to athletes.

Practical Units will be selected from the following:
• Basketball
• Surfing