Style: Accordion

Outdoor Education (ATAR)

Pre-requisite:

  • B grade achieved in Year 10 Outdoor Education and/or Year 10 Physical Education
  • 60% achieved in Year 10 Humanities and Social Science
  • Ability to confidently swim 200m in open water

Approximate Cost: $670

Course Description:
Through interaction with the natural world, the Outdoor Education ATAR 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. The course will prepare students for career and employment pathways in areas such as outdoor leadership, environmental interpretation, environmental planning, facilities management, eco-tourism, military service, outdoor education, and the many unforeseen areas evolving in the outdoors industry.

Students participate in two expeditions, that are a minimum of three days and two nights in a natural environment.

Outdoor Education (General)

Pre-requisite:

  • B Grade in Year 10 Outdoor Education and/or Year 10 Physical Education.
  • Ability to confidently swim 200m in open water

Approximate Cost: $670

Course Description:

Through interaction with the natural world, Outdoor Education aims to develop an understanding of our relationships with the environment, others and ourselves. The Outdoor Education General course focuses on outdoor activities in a range of environments. It provides students with an opportunity to develop essential life skills and physical activity skills, and an opportunity to develop a comprehensive understanding of the environment and develop a positive relationship with nature. The course also provides students with opportunities to develop skills that will enable them to pursue personal interests and careers in outdoor pursuits, environmental management, or eco-tourism.

Students participate in at least one single-day excursion and a minimum of one overnight expedition in a natural environment.

Physical Education Studies (ATAR)

Course Description

Physical Education Studies contributes to the development of students’ physical, social and emotional growth. In the Physical Education Studies ATAR course 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. The course also provides students with opportunities to develop skills that will enable them to pursue personal interests and potential in physical activity as athletes, coaches, officials, administrators and/or volunteers.

Pre-requisite:  

  • B Grade achieved in Year 10 Physical Education Studies and/or Year 10 Physical Education
  • 60% achieved in Year 10 Science

Physical Education Studies General

Pre-requisite:  

- B Grade achieved in Year 10 Physical Education Studies and/or Year 10 Physical Education

Course Description:

Physical Education Studies contributes to the development of students’ physical, social and emotional growth. The Physical Education Studies General course provides students with opportunities to understand and improve performance through the integration of theoretical concepts and practical activities. Through engagement as performers, leaders, coaches, analysts and planners of physical activity, students may develop skills that can be utilised in leisure, recreation, education, sport development, youth work, health and medical fields.