Health and Physical Education
|Subject Name||Health and Physical Education|
|Staff Contact||Matthew Honner
This course is divided into a health component and a practical component.
The health component aims to improve students’ ability to develop healthy relationships, be confident and happy within themselves and their bodies, and make well-informed and safe decisions now, and in the future. Topics include puberty, sexual harassment, self-image, relationships, sexting and cyberbullying, safe and unsafe practices, and decision making.
The practical component includes a range of sporting activities that encourage students to improve basic ball handling, coordination, gameplay and physical fitness skills. The focus is the development of skills and game knowledge to improve performance, however, students will be expected to develop and display personal qualities, attitudes, and behaviours consistent with positive outcomes for individuals and groups.
Tasks may include:
Practical participation is an essential element of the curriculum. Students who cannot take part on medical/health grounds require notes from parents/carers.