10 Physical Education and Health

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Parr

Physical Education and Health

The philosophy of Junior Physical Education is to give students a wide range of experiences and knowledge to enable them to develop lifelong intrinsic fitness habits for the benefit of their future health and well-being. Practical activities are in five-week blocks: Athletics, Cross Country, Running for Fitness, Invasion Games, Movement/Dance, Badminton, Tennis, Volleyball, Ki o Rahi, Striking/bat sports and AFL. KEY COMPETENCIES: Self-Management, Participating and Contributing as well as SKILLS and FITNESS are the focus throughout the year. 

Year 10 Health is one period a week for all Year 10 students. It is designed around student needs and covers topics of Hauora, Resilience, Assertiveness, Drug and Alcohol, Sexuality, Personal Safety, Bullying, Stress, Anxiety and Coping Strategies. We also have Challenge 2000 come in and teach the government funded Mates and Dates program.

Course Overview

Term 1
Self esteem

Term 2
Drug Education
Mates and Dates

Term 3
Personal Safety
Bullying, cyber bullying

Term 4
Stress and Anxiety
Coping Strategies

Learning Areas:

Health, Physical Education