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Stage 4 - Years 7- 8

Year 7-8: Personal Development, Health & Physical Education (PDHPE)

Self & Relationships– Sense of Self, Bullying, Caring and Respectful Relationships, Adolescence and Change

Active Lifestyle– Health, Fitness, Lifelong Physical Activity

Individual & Community Health– Risk, Harm Minimisation, Water Safety, Classification of Drugs, Nutrition

Movement Skill– Skill Development, Features and Elements of Movement Composition

Skills– Communication, Decision Making, Moving, Interacting

Practical– Athletics, Cross Country, Courts Sports, Striking / Fielding, Invasion Games, Dance, Modified Games, Integrated Sport, Gymnastics


Year 8 Elective: Sports Medicine

This course is concerned with the specific issues of prevention, assessment, management of and recovery from sports injury and the bodies physiological response to exercise. This course contains both theory and practical components.

Students study the following:

* Body systems – skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory

* Prevention of sporting injuries

* Classification and management of sporting injuries


* The bodies physiological response to exercise

* FITT principle

* Energy systems

* Fitness testing and graphing results