Health and Physical Education
The Health & Physical Education Domain provides a range of in curriculum and extra-curricular options that students can engage with to enhance their own and others’ health, safety, wellbeing.
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At Joseph Banks Secondary College we pride ourselves on the vast range of opportunities that we provide for our students. The Health & Physical Education Domain provides a range of in curriculum and extra-curricular options that students can engage with to enhance their own and others’ health, safety, wellbeing.

 

Throughout Year 7-12, students can study courses relating to Health, which provides students with opportunities to enhance their health, safety and wellbeing and to contribute to building healthy, safe and active communities.

Alongside this, students can access a range of Physical Education courses, which involve participating in a range of sporting contexts, learning about how the body moves, how to optimise movement performance and the benefits of physical activity to themselves, others, and communities.

 

The Health & Physical Education Domain also offers a range of extra-curricular programs to provide opportunities for students to excel in an elite environment. These include our Sporting Academies, which run for the full-year in the following contexts;

A range of sporting programs run alongside the Sporting Academies, which run in-season for each particular sport, and focus on participation in numerous SSWA events;

If you have any further questions with regards to the Health & Physical Education Learning Area, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

Courses

Year 7 & 8

Year 9

Elite Sports Performance (Netball)

Course Code: <course_code>Domain: <domain>Timetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information If you have a passion for playing Netball and want to develop your coaching style and skills then this elective is for you. This elective will explore rich content including: ·           Developing physical skills and tactics in Netball ·           Strength and

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Elite Sports Performance (Rugby)

Course Code: <course_code>Domain: <domain>Timetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information This elective will allow you to develop and improve your skills and passion for the game of Rugby. A trimester long elective, Elite Sports Performance (Rugby) will allow you to develop strong leadership skills as well as foster the development of

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Health and Fitness

Course Code: <course_code>Domain: <domain>Timetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information The Health and Fitness industry is rapidly growing. Jobs that lead to rewarding careers, personally and financially. If you have aspirations to be a Physical Education teacher or Personal Trainer this is an elective for you. Over the trimester, this elective

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Physical Recreation (International Sports)

Course Code: <course_code>Domain: <domain>Timetable: <timetable>Length of Course: <duration> Course Information International Sports is an elective whereby you will be involved in a wide variety of sports that aren’t generally performed during general Physical Education. During the trimester, you will compete in such sports as: European Handball, Ultimate Frisbee, Gaelic Football, Indoor

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Year 10

Elite Sports Performance Netball

Course Code: <course_code> Domain: <domain> Timetable: <timetable> Length of Course: <duration> Unit Information Do you have a desire to extend your skills and tactics in Netball? Do you want to develop your umpiring skills and understanding of injuries to take your Netball knowledge to the next level? This course will explore

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Elite Sports Performance Rugby

Course Code:  Domain: Health and Physical Education (HPE) Timetable: Length of Course: Trimester Unit Information Do you see yourself outdoors and building a life and career around your passion for sport? Would you like to work in elite sports performance? We will use the sport of Rugby Union to introduce you to

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Fitness and Training Principles

Course Code:  Domain: Health and Physical Education (HPE) Timetable: Length of Course: Trimester Unit Information Do you see yourself becoming a Personal Trainer? Do you have a passion for the fitness industry? If yes is your answer, then this course is for you! With this course you will experience a range

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Health Studies

Course Code:  Domain: Health and Physical Education (HPE) Timetable: Length of Course: Trimester Unit Information Are you someone who is interested in Health Promotion? Are you interested in supporting global initiatives that will benefit our world’s safety and guarantee our futures? In Health Studies you will explore Health as a dynamic

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Physical Recreation – Outdoor Education

Course Code: Domain: Health and Physical Education (HPE)Timetable: Length of Course: Trimester Unit Information Are you a great outdoors type of person? Are you interested in a variety of adventurous sports? This course is designed to provide you with opportunities to experience adventure through activities such as swimming, fishing, camp craft and

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Sports Science B – Anatomy and Physiology

Course Code:  Domain: Health and Physical Education (HPE) Timetable: Length of Course: Trimester Unit Information Are you somebody who is interested in the world of health and fitness? Do you see yourself as somebody who wants to work in the Personal Training sector? Do you see yourself studying Sports Science at

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Year 11 & 12

Health Studies (General)

Course Code: GEHEA/GTHEA Domain: Health and Physical Education (HPE) Timetable: Semester 1 and 2 Length of Course: 2 Years Unit Information The Health Studies (General) course focuses on the study of health as a dynamic quality of human life. Students undertaking this course develop the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to promote

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Outdoor Education (General)

Course Code: GEOED/GTOED Domain: Health and Physical Education (HPE) Timetable: Semester 1 and 2 Length of Course: 2 Years Unit Information Early course requirements: 7.30am start one day per week (go home early on another day). Through interaction with the natural world, the Outdoor Education (General) course aims to develop an understanding

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Physical Education Studies (ATAR)

Course Code: AEPES/ATPES Domain: Health and Physical Education (HPE) Timetable: Semester 1 and 2 Length of Course: 2 Years Unit Information Study of the Physical Education Studies ATAR course contributes to the development of the whole person. It promotes the physical, social and emotional growth of students. Throughout the course, emphasis is

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Physical Education Studies (General)

Course Code: GEPES/GTPES Domain: Health and Physical Education (HPE) Timetable: Semester 1 and 2 Length of Course: 2 Years Unit Information The Physical Education Studies (General) course contributes to the development of the whole person. It promotes the physical, social and emotional growth of students. Throughout the course, emphasis is placed on

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