In this subject area, students explore the physical, mental, social and emotional benefits of participation in regular physical activity, as well as developing their movement and motor skills. Students focus on the importance of physical activity, developing an understanding of the importance of life-long participation in physical activity as well as, analysing factors affecting motor skill development in various activities. Students also identify outcomes of risk-taking behaviour such as smoking, and sun and water safety
Classes cover a range of sports providing students with the opportunity to combine motor skills, strategic thinking and tactical knowledge to improve individual and team performance.Key areas of study include:
The Health and Physical Education department also encourages students to develop their skills and knowledge in non-curricular activities including: Active April, PE Week, Volleyball Staff Vs Students, Senior Soccer Staff Vs Students, Dodgeball etc
Lunchtime Gym sessions and the sports carnivals for swimming and athletics.Students also have the opportunity to participate in a range of interschool sports. More information about our sports program can be found by clicking here.
Subjects available in the Health and Physical Education faculty includeYear 7 & 8