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 : Swimming, Cross Country, Tee- Ball, Soccer
Semester 2 : Athletics, Netball, Volleyball , Swimming

YEAR 8

Semester 1 : Swimming, Cross Country, Basketball, Cricket
Semester 2 : Athletics, Touch, Ultimate Frisbee, , Swimming

YEAR 9

Semester 1 : Swimming, Cross Country, AFL, Modcrosse
Semester 2 : Athletics, Badminton, Hockey, Swimming

YEAR 10

Semester 1 : Swimming, Tennis, Softball, Gaelic
Semester 2 : Athletics, Soccer, Volleyball, Water Polo

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: Managing Transition, Safety Online, Puberty, Physical Activity Benefits
Semester 2: Preventative Health Practices, Strategies for making Informed Choice  Introduction to Drugs and Safety

YEAR 8

Semester 1: Bullying, Personal, social and cultural factors, Sources of health information, Promotion physical and mental health, Communication techniques, The impact of physical changes on gender, cultural and sexual identities.
Semester 2: Reasons why young people choose to use or not use drugs, Personal, social and cultural factors, Health promotion activities, Assertive responses & stress management, Refusal skills &  contingency plans, Valuing diversity and promoting inclusivity and Stereotypes and prejudices.

YEAR 9

Semester 1: Identity, Respectful Relationships, Managing and Resolving Conflict.
Semester 2: Safe Choices- Contraception, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Drugs, Actions and Strategies to Enhance Wellbeing.

YEAR 10

Semester 1: Keys for Life – Preparing young people for safer driving.
Semester 2: Safe Choices – Contraception, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Drugs Actions and Strategies to enhance wellbeing.

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.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION STUDIES GENERAL

Physical Education Studies contributes to the development of students’ physical, social and emotional growth. This 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.

CERTIFICATE II IN SPORT AND RECREATION SIS20115

Delivered and assessed at school in partnership with Australian YMCA Institute of Education and Training (3979)

Completion: 2 Years: 13 Units of Competence

(Two extra Units of Competence will be completed to offset Units of Competence dependent on weather conditions.)

Completion of this certificate will provide industry level qualifications providing pathway opportunities for you to access further training and employment. You will gain competency in First Aid, Occupational Health and Safety, organising daily work activities, assisting at sporting events, as well as participating in a range of sports in a sporting environment.

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.

CERTIFICATE II IN SPORT AND RECREATION SIS20115 (continued from Year 11)

Delivered and assessed at school in partnership with Australian YMCA Institute of Education and Training (3979)

Completion: 2 Years: 13 Units of Competence

(Two extra Units of Competence will be completed to offset Units of Competence dependent on weather conditions.)

Completion of this certificate will provide industry level qualifications providing pathway opportunities for you to access further training and employment. You will gain competency in First Aid, Occupational Health and Safety, organising daily work activities, assisting at sporting events, as well as participating in a range of sports in a sporting environment.

CERTIFICATE II IN SPORT AND RECREATION SIS20115 (continued from Year 11)

Delivered and assessed at school in partnership with Australian YMCA Institute of Education and Training (3979)

Completion: 2 Years: 13 Units of Competence

(Two extra Units of Competence will be completed to offset Units of Competence dependent on weather conditions.)

Completion of this certificate will provide industry level qualifications providing pathway opportunities for you to access further training and employment. You will gain competency in First Aid, Occupational Health and Safety, organising daily work activities, assisting at sporting events, as well as participating in a range of sports in a sporting environment.

CERTIFICATE II IN OUTDOOR RECREATION SIS20213

Delivered and assessed at school in partnership with Australian YMCA Institute of Education and Training (3979)

Completion: 2 Years: 15 Units of Competence

(Two extra Units of Competence will be completed to offset Units of Competence dependent on weather conditions.)

Completion of this certificate offers you the opportunity to take on leadership roles. The practical elements of the certificate include first aid, snorkelling, bushwalking, canoeing, cycling, setting up a camp site and navigation. The certificate will enable you to experience the outdoors and develop technical skills appropriate to being in this environment. Self- awareness, interpersonal skills and leadership opportunities are major areas of focus. You will these skills on two camps during the year, Rottnest in Term 1 and a hike on the Cape to Cape trail in Term 3.