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Not for ourselves alone

Curriculum 2022

Physical Education


Subject Name Physical Education
Year Level 12
Subject Length Full Year
Subject Type Optional
Prerequisite Subjects Successful completion of one Semester of Year 11 Physical Education is recommended
Staff Contact Matthew Honner


Students explore the participation in and performance of human physical activities. It is an experiential subject in which students explore their physical capabilities and investigate the factors that influence improved participation and performance outcomes, which lead to greater movement confidence and competence. Physical activities can include sports, theme-based games, fitness and recreational activities.


Diagnostics  30%

  • Students explore physiological demands and skill-related data in relation to two different sports. There is a strong emphasis on data collection and analytical skills in these two tasks - 1500 words or 9 minutes multimodal.

Improvement Analysis  40%

  • Individual Sporting or Physical Activity Pursuit: Students undertake a personal sporting or physical activity improvement journey of their choice. There is a strong emphasis on training principles and methods, data collection and analysis, and reflection and feedback - 1500 words or 9 minutes multimodal.

Group Dynamics  30%

  • Individual Sporting or Physical Activity Pursuit: Students work with peers to create a sporting competition. Students are required to perform at least two specific roles to improve the participation and performance of their team. Students generate a portfolio and complete an analytical reflection of their impact on the team - 2000 words or 12 minutes multimodal.

Additional Information

Students should have a genuine interest in sports and being active. They must be committed to participating in physical activity, have an analytical mind and be motivated to improve their skills in a variety of sporting contexts.