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Health and Physical Education Course Information
Health and Physical Education
All students will participate in activities related to developing a healthy lifestyle. Theory and practical sessions will cover topics from physical and health education such as athletics, basketball, gymnastics, minor games, tennis and fitness and lifestyle awareness. Assessment is 80% practical and 20% theory.
Year 8 Assessment Plan
Health and Physical Education
All students will do the level 2 Core in Health and Personal Development through the areas of Physical Education and Health. The Physical Education component will extend the student's skill development and knowledge of rules for selected individual and team sports such as touch football, table tennis, netball, volleyball and softball. The theoretical component will include an investigative assignment associated with one of the sports. The Health component is designed to encourage responsible decisions about sexuality, birth control and the protection against sexually transmitted diseases. Assessment is 80% practical and 20% theory.
Year 9 Assessment Plan
Physical Education for Girls
Students in this course will have the opportunity to develop and extend their skills in a single sex group. There will be a mixture of traditional and non-traditional activities designed to cater specifically to the interest of girls. There will be the opportunity for the group to negotiate some activities of interest. Activities include cricket, self-defence, football, korfball, rock-climbing, belly-dancing, circuit training and hockey. The theory
component is associated with discouraging covert aggression in girls. Assessment is 80% practical and 20% theory. Additional cost of approximately $75 depending on the activities.
Physical Education - Specialisation A
Practical activities will come from volleyball, sof-crosse, football, korfball and golf. Theory topics will be on sports injuries and sport in Australia. Assessment is 80% practical and 20% theory. There will be a cost of approximately $30 to cover the entrance fees and bus fares for squash and golf.
Year 9 Specialisation A Assessment Plan
Physical Education - Specialisation B
Practical activities will come from softball/baseball, soccer, gaelic football, badminton, hockey, netball and ten-pin bowling. Theory topics will be on human anatomy and drugs in sports. Assessment is 80% practical and 20% theory. There will be a cost of approximately $20.
Year 9 Specialisation B Assessment Plan
Students will study how lifestyle and decision making have a crucial bearing on personal well-being. Current knowledge, new information, personal skills, decision making and consequences will be explored through topics such as: physical and social health, mental and emotional health, drug use and abuse, relationships and sexuality, including contraception, conception, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and other sexually transmitted diseases. Assessment is outlined on assessment plan.
Year 10 Assessment Plan
Physical Education for Girls
Students will be involved in all of the activities listed in Physical Education For Girls 2PGGS, as well as selecting
and organising a number of excursions (eg high ropes course). They will choose activities to complete outside of the school such as rock-climbing. Assessment is 80% practical and 20% theory. This course will cost approximately $90.
Year 10 Girls PE Assessment Plan
Physical Education - Individual Sports
This is a course available to both boys and girls and requires a positive interest and aptitude in Physical Education. The topics covered will be individual sports with an emphasis on the improvement of students? skills and knowledge of the sports. The activities will come from badminton, squash, tennis, tabletennis, golf, ten-pin bowling and archery. Theory work will cover aspects of sport in today?s society and an analysis of students? personal strengths and weaknesses. Assessment is 80% practical and 20% theory. Parents will be advised at the start of the course of the cost involved; maximum of $35. Students are able to enrol for both Physical Education Team and Individual Sports Semester courses to make up a full year in the subject.
Year 10 Individual Sports Assessment Plan
Physical Education - Team Sports
This course is available to both boys and girls and requires a positive interest and aptitude in Physical Education. The emphasis is on team work and co-operation. The topics will come from cricket, touch, softball, basketball, hockey, football, soccer, sof-crosse, korfball, volleyball, netball and gaelic football. Students will further develop their skills and knowledge in each area. Theory will cover aspects of sport in today?s society and an analysis of students? personal strengths and weaknesses. Assessment is 80% practical and 20% theory.
Physical Education A
Assumed knowledge Successful completion of Year 10 Physical Education and teacher recommendation. The course aims to provide students with opportunities to develop mastery in practical activities, Badminton, Aquatics, plus one other sport, as well as gain knowledge in relevant theoretical components. Students complete one major practical (15 hours) and 2 minor practical modules (10 hours each) from a wide range of team and individual activities. Theory components comprise of an Issue Analysis and Exercise Physiology topic.
Assessment is 60% practical work including performance checklists, written tests and assignments related to the practical topics and 40% theory units including tests, written assignments and end of semester exam.
Additional Information Students intending to do Stage 2 Physical Education are strongly encouraged to do both Stage 1 courses A and B. A small cost may be incurred if a practical utilizes public facilities. Students will be expected to attend an aquatics course at Port Noarlunga, at a cost of approximately $35.
Physical Education B
Assumed knowledge Successful completion of Year 10 Physical Education and teacher recommendation. The course aims to provide students with opportunities to develop mastery in practical activities, Volleyball, Touch, plus one other sport, as well as gain knowledge in relevant theoretical components. The course will include 1 major practical module (15 hours) and 2 minor practicals (10 hours each). One topic will be chosen by students from a wide range of team and individual activities. The theory component involves 2 modules; an Issue Analysis and Skill Development and Biomechanics. Different practical and theory topics will be covered from those in Physical Education A. Assessment is 60% - Practical work including performance checklists, written assignments and tests and 40% theory units including tests, assignments and end of semester exam. Additional Information Students intending doing Stage 2 Physical Education are strongly encouraged to do both Semester courses A and B. A small cost may be incurred if a practical utilizes public facilities.
Assumed knowledge Successful completion at Year 10 and teacher recommendation. This course is designed for students interested in Outdoor Recreation. Activities will be offered to the students depending on the interests of the students and the expertise of the teacher. Activities will come from Bushwalking, Lightweight Camping, Rock Climbing and Kayaking. Students will also need to develop a theoretical understanding of the concepts related to the practicals and the environment. VET units may also be offered in this course. Assessment Components Practical work including performance checklists, written assignments related to the practical topic 60% and theory units including tests and assignments 40%. A willingness to participate in a significant amount of practical work which may include overnight camps, kayaking trips etc is essential. There will be a cost of $100 to cover the cost of hiring equipment, transport and instructor fees.
Assumed knowledge Sound understanding of both the practical and theoretical sides of sport, physical activity and fitness, preferably with a background in Stage 1 Physical Education and teacher recommendation. Course Description The practical skills and application of the course includes Aquatics (undertaken during a camp in Term 1) and other sports chosen by the group, eg Volleyball, Badminton, Touch, Basketball, Tennis, etc. The theory section ?Principles and Issues? has three core modules: Exercise Physiology and Physical Activity (25 hours), Skill Acquisition and Biomechanics and Movement (15 hours) and Issues Analysis (10 hours). During the course students will be encouraged to become involved in situations that require them to exhibit interpersonal skills and self reliance, leadership and initiatives. Additional Information: Aquatics Camp is approximately $105. Assessment is 50% - Practical - performance checklists 20% - Issues analysis and theory work including essays, tests, laboratory reports. 30% - End of year exam