Year 9 Health and Physical Education
This course looks at a range of topics which influence your everyday physical, social, emotional and mental health and wellbeing.
How can you study Physical Education online?
In this subject, you will:
- engage in the physical aspects of sports through weekly tasks
- contribute to a virtual platform known as The Gym
- maintain an online journal detailing your physical activities
- provide evidence, in the form of images, videos, and journals, showcasing regular participation in physical activity.
What do you do?
In our Health and Physical Education course, you will develop essential knowledge and skills applicable to various life situations.
In Health, you will acquire knowledge in a variety of subjects, including:
- investigating food and nutrition
- setting and pursuing goals
- recognising character strengths
- exploring Mental health and coping strategies
- understanding the impacts of legal and illegal substances
- acquiring successful strategies for building positive relationships.
In Physical Education, you will immerse yourself in a range of games and activities, honing your skills and knowledge. You will also create customized training programs to achieve personal fitness goals.
Some areas you will cover:
- circuit-based activities for active learning
- yoga and meditation for holistic wellness
- maintaining activity records to track progress
- discovering local community resources that promote physical activity.
You will cover:
- pedometer challenge, which involves a daily goal of 10,000 steps
- circuit-based activities
- yoga and meditation
- using apps to record physical activity
- local community resources available for the promotion of physical activity.
What skills do you develop?
- enhance critical thinking and understanding of human body systems
- learn health strategies for personal and community wellbeing
- develop decision-making abilities and self-responsibility in 9HPE
- 9HPE enables students to build an understanding and appreciation for physical activity and exercise.
- obtain a downloadable, fillable Physical Activity Journal available in Week 1 of Term 1 via the 9HPE forum
- use internet access to visit health-related websites approved by VSV
- prepare personal fitness equipment for training activities or circuits.