Health & Physical Education

Health & Physical Education

HPE Lower School

Health and Physical Education are compulsory courses for Years 7 to 10.

In Health and Physical Education, students learn how to enhance their own and others’ health, safety, wellbeing and physical activity participation in varied and changing contexts. The Health and Physical Education curriculum at Carine Senior High School offers students an experiential curriculum that is contemporary, relevant, challenging, enjoyable and physically active.

General Physical Education is assessed by one strand within the Australian Curriculum.

Movement and Physical Activity: Students are assessed on the practical and social contexts of physical activity using the following sub-strands.

  • Moving Our Body
  • Understanding Movement
  • Learning through Movement

It is expected that all students will actively participate in all Physical Education activities wearing their PE uniform.

YEAR 7
Semester 1 covers: Swimming, Fundamental Movement Skills, Cross Country, Tee- Ball, AFL and Netball
Semester 2 covers: Athletics, Soccer, Volleyball and Sofcrosse.

 YEAR 8
Semester 1 covers: Swimming, Cross Country, Basketball, Ultimate Frisbee and Cricket.
Semester 2 covers: Athletics, Touch, Tennis and Volleyball.

 YEAR 9
Semester 1 covers: Swimming, Cross Country, Hockey, Modcrosse and Soccer.
Semester 2 covers: Athletics, AFL, Softball and Badminton.

 YEAR 10
Semester 1 covers: Swimming, Cross Country, Circuit/Weights, Volleyball, Tennis and Gaelic/Gridiron.
Semester 2 covers: Athletics, Soccer, Basketball, Water Polo and Team Challenge.

Health Education is assessed by one strand within the Australian Curriculum.

Personal, Social and Community Health: Students are assessed on their development and ability to make educated, informed choices about their health and well-being.

  • Being Healthy, Safe and Active
  • Communicating and Interacting for Health and Well-Being
  • Contributing to Healthy and Active Communities

YEAR 7
Semester 1 covers: Mental Health and Relationships & Sexuality.
Semester 2 covers: Introduction to Drugs and Safety

YEAR 8
Semester 1 covers: Nutrition and Relationships & Sexuality
Semester 2 covers: Drug Education and Outdoor Recreation

 YEAR 9
Semester 1 covers: Mental Health and Relationships & Sexuality.
Semester 2 covers: Drug Use and Nutrition

 YEAR 10
Semester 1 covers: Driver Education and Relationships & Sexuality.
Semester 2 covers: Drug Use and Abuse and Physical Activity Programs.

HPE Senior School

YEAR 11

ATAR PHYS ED STUDIES

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.

GENERAL HEALTH

In this General course students explore health as a dynamic quality of life. They will consider the way in which beliefs and attitudes influence health decisions and learn how to plan and take action that will promote their own and the health of others. They examine the impact of social and environmental factors on health and use inquiry skills to investigate and respond to relevant issues. The course also provides students with opportunities to develop skills that will enable them to pursue careers in health promotion, research or community health care.

GENERAL OUTDOOR EDUCATION

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, including bushwalking, sailing, climbing and orienteering. 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.

CERTIFICATE II SPORT AND RECREATION

Completion of this course provides certification of a nationally recognised qualification that is recognised by industry and in further training through a State Training Provider (formerly TAFE) or private Registered Training Organisations (RTO). The course provides pathway opportunities for students to access further training and employment opportunities within the industry.

Students will gain competency in First Aid, Occupational Health and Safety, working effectively in sport and recreation environment, organise daily work activities, assisting at sporting events, as well as participating in a range of sports.

YEAR 12

ATAR PHYS ED STUDIES

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.

GENERAL HEALTH

In this General course students explore health as a dynamic quality of life. They will consider the way in which beliefs and attitudes influence health decisions and learn how to plan and take action that will promote their own and the health of others. They examine the impact of social and environmental factors on health and use inquiry skills to investigate and respond to relevant issues. The course also provides students with opportunities to develop skills that will enable them to pursue careers in health promotion, research or community health care.

GENERAL OUTDOOR EDUCATION

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, including surf rescue, canoeing, camp cooking and abseiling. 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.

CERTIFICATE II SPORT AND RECREATION

Completion of this course provides certification of a nationally recognised qualification that is recognised by industry and in further training through a State Training Provider (formerly TAFE) or private Registered Training Organisations (RTO). The course provides pathway opportunities for students to access further training and employment opportunities within the industry.

Students will gain competency in First Aid, Occupational Health and Safety, working effectively in sport and recreation environment, organise daily work activities, assisting at sporting events, as well as participating in a range of sports.