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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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