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Health and Physical Education

In Health and Physical Education, students learn how to strengthen their own and others' health, wellbeing and physical activity participation in varied contexts.

Health and Physical Education offers students a contemporary, relevant, challenging, and enjoyable experiential curriculum.

Students in Years 7 to 10 engage in a wide range of activities and team sports that allow them to experience new activities throughout the curriculum. Health and Physical Education provides opportunities for students to develop, enhance and exhibit attitudes and values that promote a healthy lifestyle. Students also have opportunities to further develop their leadership and interpersonal skills.

Students in Years 11 and 12 can opt to study ATAR Physical Education Studies, General Physical Education Studies, Physical Education Studies – Basketball, Physical Education Studies – AFL and Outdoor Education.

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In Outdoor Education, students engage in experiential learning. Outdoor Education aims to develop students’ understanding of their relationship with their environment, others and themselves, and ultimately contribute towards a sustainable world. Outdoor Education provides students with opportunities to develop a comprehensive understanding of the environment, a positive relationship with nature and essential life and physical activity skills. It aims to develop self-awareness and leadership through opportunities to plan for and facilitate outdoor experiences.

Health Education

Years 7 to 10

In Heath Education,  students will identify skills and strategies to manage change and promote all aspects of their own and others’ health.

Physical Education

Years 7 to 10

Students will perform a variety of individual movement skills and sequences, demonstrating improved control, accuracy and efficiency in their performance. In competitive contexts, they will implement a variety of tactics to achieve an intended outcome. When faced with movement challenges, students select and implement simple tactical responses.

Outdoor Recreation

Years 9 & 10

Through interaction with the natural world, the Outdoor Recreation course aims to develop an understanding of our relationships with the environment, others and ourselves, and ultimately contribute towards a sustainable world. Outdoor activities include but are not limited to bodyboarding, snorkelling, mountain biking and navigation. Students experience learning in unique natural environments in the local area.

Sports Science

Years 9 & 10

Sports Science aims to provide students with the opportunity to compete and develop in sporting activities. Students will be introduced to the body’s anatomical and physiological systems, biomechanical principles, and apply these to analyse and improve personal and group performances in physical activities.

Outdoor Education ATAR

Years 11 & 12

Through interaction with the natural world, the Outdoor Education ATAR course aims to develop an understanding of our relationships with the environment, others and ourselves, and ultimately contribute towards a sustainable world. The integrated approach within this course allows for practical activities, theoretical concepts, and relationship with the environment to be incorporated into a meaningful program of learning. It provides students with an opportunity to develop essential life skills and physical activity skills, an opportunity to develop a comprehensive understanding of the environment and develop a positive relationship with nature. The course aims to develop self-awareness and leadership through opportunities to plan for, and facilitate, outdoor experiences. The course will prepare students for career and employment pathways in areas such as outdoor leadership, environmental interpretation, environmental planning, facilities management, eco-tourism, military service, outdoor education, and the many unforeseen areas evolving in the outdoors industry.

Outdoor Education General

Years 11 & 12

The Outdoor Education General course focuses on outdoor activities in a range of environments, including bushwalking, sailing, climbing and orienteering. It provides students with an opportunity to develop essential life skills and physical activity skills, and an opportunity to develop a comprehensive understanding of the environment and develop a positive relationship with nature. The course also provides students with opportunities to develop skills that will enable them to pursue personal interests and careers in outdoor pursuits, environmental management, or eco-tourism.

Physical Education Studies General

Years 11 & 12

Physical Education Studies contributes to the development of students’ physical, social and emotional growth. The Physical Education Studies General course provides students with opportunities to understand and improve performance through the integration of theoretical concepts and practical activities. Through engagement as performers, leaders, coaches, analysts and planners of physical activity, students may develop skills that can be utilised in leisure, recreation, education, sport development, youth work, health and medical fields.

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