Performance HPE

Year 9
Subject Information

Subject Description

The fundamental aim of Performance Health and Physical Education is to use positive physical experiences to promote the importance of activity in improving short and long-term health. Students will develop further concepts related to tactical awareness, analysis of performance and exercise physiology.

Students wil learn to:

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

  • Develop their optimal level of fitness through fitness testing and conditioning programs

  • Develop a deeper understanding of 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 a health unit which promotes self-confidence and cooperation

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

Topics could include:

  • Teams sports - Softball, Korfball/Netball, Football codes or Volleyball

  • Individual sports - Badminton or Tennis

  • Aesthetic and International activities such as Dance or Sepak Takraw

  • Relationships and sexuality

  • Alcohol and drugs

  • Self-efficacy and mindfulness.

Course Fees

$80 - Participation in visits to AFL Max and Mega Adventure at West Beach.

Additional Costs


Criterion A:

Knowing & Understanding

Criterion C:

Applying and Performing

Criterion B:

Planning for Performance

Criterion D:

Reflecting and Improving Performance

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