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Health & Physical Education: Rowing

Year 9
Subject Information

Full year course, a selection process applies.

Subject Description

The fundamental aim of Physical Education is to provide for involvement in physical activity in a way which promotes immediate and long term health benefits to the participant. This subject will have a specialist focus on rowing to prepare each student to become a successful member of the NMHS rowing program. The subject will build on skills learnt during year 8 rowing subject and/or year 8 rowing program.
 
Students will learn to:

  • Row and understand all concepts related to rowing.

  • Appreciate and understand the value of physical activity and its relationship to a healthy active lifestyle

  • Work to their optimal level of fitness

  • Develop the major skills necessary to participate successfully in a variety of physical activities.

  • Experience enjoyment and satisfaction through physical activity

  • Develop social skills and demonstrate the importance of teamwork and cooperation in group activities.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding in a variety of physical activities and evaluate their own and others’ performance

  • Critically assess and develop effective strategies and behaviours to promote safety

Course Fees

There is a $600 course fee for students in this program to cover bus transport, coaches, rowing camp and rowing SA registration.

Additional Costs

Compulsory: Rowing suit (zootie) - $99 and hat - $15 (first hat is free)

Optional uniform items include sun protection top, long sleeve t-shirt and zip up hoodie.

Criterion A:

Knowing & Understanding

Criterion C:

Applying and Performing

Criterion B:

Planning for Performance

Criterion D:

Reflecting and Improving Performance

Learning Area Map