Health Education

Course Description:

In this course, Year 10 students will explore the impact of social and cultural influences on personal identity, health, safety and wellbeing, including stereotypes and gender, diversity and cultural differences. They will analyse media messages about health and propose and evaluate interventions to improve individual and community health and wellbeing.

Physical Education

Course Description:

Students will select, use and evaluate individual movement skills and sequences and implement tactics in a variety of the physical activity contexts. They will apply appropriate technique while performing skills that increase in complexity. Students will also develop ethical behaviour in competitive contexts and apply skills and strategies to improve team performance.

Sport science

Physical Education Studies contributes to the development of students’ physical, social and emotional growth. Students learn about physiological, psychological and biomechanical principles, and apply these to analyse and improve personal and group performances in physical activities. Throughout the course, students learn through integrated written, oral and active learning experiences. 

Pre-requisite:

- B Grade achieved in Year 9 Physical Education

Outdoor Recreation

Course Description:

Through interaction with the natural world, the Outdoor Education course aims to develop an understanding of our relationships with the environment, others and ourselves, and ultimately contribute towards a sustainable world.

The integrated approach within this course allows for practical activities, theoretical concepts, and relationship with the environment to be incorporated into a meaningful program of learning. It provides students with an opportunity to develop essential life skills and physical activity skills, an opportunity to develop a comprehensive understanding of the environment and develop a positive relationship with nature.

The course aims to develop self-awareness and leadership through opportunities to plan for, and facilitate, outdoor experiences.

Pre-requisite:
- B Grade achieved in Year 9 Outdoor Education and/or Year 9 Physical Education
- ability to confidently swim 200m in open water

Approximate Cost: $200