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Moorebank High School

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Stage 5 - Years 9-10

Stage 5 PDHPE Content:

Health, Wellbeing and Relationships

Students develop the knowledge, understanding and skills important for building respectful relationships, enhancing personal strengths and exploring personal identity to promote the health, safety and wellbeing of themselves and others. They develop strategies to manage change, challenges, power, abuse, violence and learn how to protect themselves and others in a range of situations.

Movement Skill and Performance

Students focus on active participation in a broad range of movement contexts to develop movement skill and enhance performance. They develop confidence and competence to engage in physical activity. Students develop an understanding of movement concepts and the features of movement composition as they engage in a variety of planned and improvised movement experiences. They create and compose movement to achieve specific purposes and performance goals. Through movement experiences students also develop self-management and interpersonal skills to support them to strive for enhanced performance and participation in a lifetime of physical activity.

Healthy, Safe and Active Lifestyles

Students focus on the interrelationship between health and physical activity concepts. They develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to empower them to make healthy and safe choices and take action to promote the health, safety and wellbeing of their communities. They engage with a range of health issues and identify strategies to keep them healthy, safe and active.

Throughout the course, students develop, strengthen and refine key PDHPE skills that allow them to take action and advocate for the health, safety, wellbeing and participation in physical activity of themselves and others. This includes an emphasis on self-management, interpersonal and movement skills.

Year 9-10 Elective: Physical Activity & Sport Studies (PASS)

Physical Activity and Sports Studies aims to enhance students’ capacity to participate effectively in physical activity and sport, leading to improved quality of life for themselves and others.

Students engage in a wide range of physical activities in order to develop key understandings about how and why we move and how to enhance quality and enjoyment of movement.

The course includes modules selected from each of the following three areas of study: 

Foundations of Physical Activity– Body systems and energy for physical activity, Physical activity for health, Physical fitness, Fundamentals of movement skill development, Nutrition and physical activity, Participating with safety Physical activity and Sport in Society.

Australia's sporting identity -  Lifestyle, leisure and recreation, Physical activity and sport for specific groups, Opportunities and pathways in physical activity and sport, Issues in physical activity and sport.

Enhancing Participation and Performance– Promoting active lifestyle, Coaching, Enhancing performance, Technology and performance, event management.