HPE Core

Year 10
Subject Information

Subject Description

The fundamental aim of Health and Physical Education is to use positive physical experience to promote the importance of activity in improving short and long-term health.

Students will learn to:

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

  • 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

  • identify and participate in a health unit that promotes self-confidence and cooperation

  • critically assess and develop effective strategies and behaviours to promote safety.

Topics could include:

  • Team sports - Korfball/Netball, Floor Hockey, Basketball, Softball or Flag football

  • Individual sports - Golf, fitness training, Bowls or Bocce

  • Aesthetic and International activities such as Aerobics, Sport Celebrations

  • Relationships and sexuality

  • Body Systems - Cardiovascular, respiratory and muscular systems

  • Alcohol and drugs.

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Criterion A:

Knowing & Understanding

Criterion C:

Applying and Performing

Criterion B:

Planning for Performance

Criterion D:

Reflecting and Improving Performance

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