Physical Education Studies

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The Physical Education Studies Course is designed as an extension of the General Physical Education programme to provide students both practical and theoretical experiences to broaden their knowledge and skills in a sporting context.

The practical component focuses on developing a repertoire of movement and tactical skills in team and individual sports with the aim of developing an appreciation of sport as a lifelong activity to be played on a competitive or recreational basis. It is intended that the programme will provide opportunities for students to enhance and refine their own physical skills in order to perform to their potential.

The theory component examines the role a coach, focusing on the elements and processes of coaching sports.

Practical Components include; Beach Volleyball, Triathlon, Basketball, Coaching and Motor Learning, Speedminton.

The frequency of this subject is TWO periods per week.

  • To cover the cost of the specialist instructors, certificate enrolments and the use of outside venues for the physical activities a fee is charged for this elective

This year, PE studies was the subject I most enjoyed and looked forward to. I had so much fun participating in different sports such as basketball and touch rugby which also helped me gain a deeper understanding of each sport. This class prepared us really well in the theory component for the upper school courses. If you love sport and want to gain further knowledge in the area, I highly recommend this subject for you.

Shannon Wade

Completing this course will enable students to determine if they are interested in selecting ATAR Physical Education Studies, General Physical Education or Certificate II Sport Coaching in Year 11.

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