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Personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE) is mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10.
According to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA), students are expected to participate in PDHPE for 300 hours per year in Years 7 to 10.
PDHPE provides students with opportunities to explore issues that are likely to impact on the health, safety and wellbeing of themselves and others – now and in the future. Students also participate in challenging and enjoyable physical activity, improving their capacity to move with skill and confidence.
In Year 11 and 12, courses available include:
This course is compulsory for every student in Years 7-10. The course aims to develop a students' capacity to enhance personal health and wellbeing, enjoy an active lifestyle, maximise movement potential and advocate lifelong health and physical activity. Students participate in practical and theoretical components to develop the skills and capabilities necessary to make and act on informed health decisions.
This course is an elective subject for students in Years 9 and 10. The course aims to enhance students' capacity to participate effectively in physical activity and sport, leading to improved quality of life for themselves and others. It incorporates a wide range of lifelong physical activities, including recreational, leisure and adventure pursuits, competitive and non-competitive games, and individual and group physical fitness activities.
This course is an elective subject for students in Years 9 and 10. The course aims to provide our gifted and talented football players with an opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of the game of football. It also aims to give students the opportunity to improve their performance by refining their skills, physical capabilities and psychological understanding of being an elite sportsperson. Ultimately students will develop confidence, ability and skill to realise their full potential.
This course is an ATAR subject and allows students the opportunity to specialise in a subject that caters for an underlying interest in physical activity and sport. It places increased emphasis on critical thinking and taking action to enhance lifestyle and wellbeing. This is an excellent course for students who wish to further their education in the fitness or sport industry after the HSC. Career pathways include: PDHPE teaching, sports administration, physiotherapy, and personal training
This course is a VET subject and leads to the award of the Certificate II in sport coaching. This course counts toward the HSC program of study but not toward the ATAR and is recognised by industry and accredited under the AQTF and provides advanced standing into TAFE NSW. This is an ideal course for students wishing to enter TAFE courses and/or the fitness industry.
This course counts toward the HSC program of study but not toward the ATAR. It is an ideal course for students who wish to complete the HSC and learn about fitness, safety in sport and healthy lifestyles. It has a major focus on practical applications and students participate in various sports and recreational activities. It is also useful as a grounding for students wishing to go to TAFE for further studies in the fitness industry.
This course is an ATAR subject and allows students the opportunity to specialise in a subject that caters for an underlying interest in physical activity and sport. It places increased emphasis on critical thinking and taking action to enhance lifestyle and wellbeing. This is an excellent course for students who wish to further their education in the fitness or sport industry after the HSC.
The course is divided in the preliminary and HSC courses which contain core(compulsory) strands and optional strands, of which two are selected for study. The HSC is only examined on the HSC course of study.
Career pathways include: PDHPE teaching, sports administration, physiotherapy, and personaL training.
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Sports coaching and training
First aid and sports injuries
Individual games and sports applications
Practical sports applications
270A Woniora Road
Blakehurst NSW 2221
telephone 02 9546 3281
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