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Health & Physical Education

“The world would have us believe that winning or success is measured by points on a scoreboard or by dollar signs. The Christian realises that winning or success is determined by whether or not a goal has been achieved, and that goal is to bring glory to God.” Thomas M. Boqdon


Students develop an awareness that their identity is found in God, and they are children of God. The curriculum for Levels 1 and 2 builds on the learning from Foundation Level and supports students to make decisions to enhance their health, safety and participation in physical activity. The content enables students to explore their own sense of self and the factors that contribute to and influence their identities. Students explore their sense of self and the factors that contribute to and influence their identities. They learn how to select, transfer and apply simple movement skills and sequences individually, in groups and teams. Students explore simple rule systems and safe use of equipment in a variety of physical activities and games. Through active participation, they investigate the body’s response to different types of physical activities and develop personal and social skills such as cooperation, decision-making, problem-solving and persistence during movement activities.

Topics Include

  • Fundamental Motor Skills - dribble, catch, throw, strike, serve
  • Athletics and gymnastics
  • Health and fitness Training
  • Cross Country
  • Dance

 Subject Length

  • 4 periods per cycle


  • Booklist items


  • Ongoing assessment during skill development sessions and in game situations
  • Aquapass levels (Royal Lifesaving Society)

“Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last; but we do it to get a crown that will last forever. Therefore, I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air. No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.” 1 Corinthians 9:24-27