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Henry Kendall High School

Henry Kendall High School

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Stage 6 PD/H/PE

The Stage 6 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education course is an in depth look at the area of Australia's health and how the body works. 

The Preliminary course examines a range of areas that underpin health and physical activity. This includes how people think about health and physical activity, the management of personal health and the basis for how the body moves. Students also have the opportunity to select from a range of practical options.

Topics covered in the Preliminary course are as follows:-

  • Core Topics (60%)
    • Better Health for Individuals
    • The Body in Motion
  • Options (40% - Study two only)
    • First Aid - includes attaining of a Senior First Aid Certificate
    • Composition and Performance
    • Fitness choices
    • Outdoor Education - may include overnight camp.
In the HSC course students focus on major issues related to Australia's Health status. They also look at factors which affect physical performance.
Topics covered in the HSC course are as follows:-
  • Core Topics (60%)
    • Health Priorities in Australia 
    • Factors affecting performance, includes AIS visit.
  • Options (40% - Study two only)
    • Health of Young People
    • Sport and Physical Activity in Australian Society
    • Sports Medicine
    • Improving Performance
    • Equity and Health.