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
Developing skills in self-confidence and decision making
Relationships and sexuality
Male and female reproductive systems. Sexually transmitted diseases
Safe sex practices including the importance of saying no, contraception
Knowing & Understanding
Applying and Performing
Planning for Performance
Reflecting and Improving Performance