Health and Physical Education: Rowing
Full year course, a selection process applies.
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. 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.
There is a $600 course fee for students in this program to cover bus transport, coaches, rowing camp and rowing SA registration.
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.
Knowing & Understanding
Applying and Performing
Planning for Performance
Reflecting and Improving Performance