Physical Education: Rowing

Year 8
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.
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