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Health and physical education

​​​​Health and physical education provides a foundation for students to enhance their health and wellbeing, and adopt lifelong healthy and active living habits.

Students develop an understanding of:

  • the human body—including how our bodies move
  • evaluating physical performances—during practical elements
  • game tactics and strategies
  • decision making skills—to implement and refine team and individual performance
  • personal and social skills—such as communication, problem solving, critical and creative thinking, cooperation and persisting with challenges. 

Contact details for the Head of Department are listed under the Leadership and Management Team.


Tutorials are available for:

  • Years 11 and 12 Health Education ​students: Tuesdays from 3.00pm to 4.00pm in room F201. 

Subjects offered​

T​he senior course guide (PDF, 312 KB) provides a course overview and describes the required Year 10 prerequisites for Year 11 and 12 subjects.​

Health and physical education subjects subjects offered for junior and senior students

Year level

Subjects offered

Years 7 and 8

  • Health and Physical Education

Year 9

  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health and Physical Education – Major

Year 10

  • Preparation Physical Education
  • Preparation Physical Education for the Girls
  • Preparation Physical Education for the Boys
  • Preparation Health Education
  • Preparation Physical Education – Major

Year 11

  • Health Education
  • Physical Education
  • Certificate III in Fitness

Year ​12

  • Health Education
  • Physical Education
  • Certificate III in Fitness