Health & Physical Education Core
Students complete one semester in this subject.
The fundamental aim of Health & Physical Education is to provide for involvement in physical activity in a way which promotes immediate and long term health benefits to the participant.
Students will learn to:
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
identify and participate in group activities which promote self confidence and cooperation
critically assess and develop effective strategies and behaviours to promote safety
demonstrate knowledge and understanding of smoking, alcohol and drugs and associated health implications
Knowing & Understanding
Applying and Performing
Planning for Performance
Reflecting and Improving Performance