Domain Leader – HPE
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!
This course will explore rich content including developing physical skills and tactics; strength and conditioning; umpiring skills; prevention of injuries; injury management; rehabilitation; along with developing and implementing training sessions focusing on the progression and regression of skill development.
Utilising the program’s soccer focus, this class will also work on improving a wide range of skills, tactics and physical competencies, developing values and team collaboration as well as delivering social, mental and emotional wellbeing education to support the overall wellbeing of students.
Sports Science A will delve into the world of Sports Science and look at how it impacts upon both athletes and the everyday individual. Through both practical and theoretical components of this course we will look at how the body works and what is required for the body and brain to work at its best in a physical capacity.
Sports Science B will delve into the world of Sports Science and look at how it impacts upon both athletes and the everyday individual. Through both practical and theoretical components of this course we will look at how the body works and what is required for the body and brain to work at its best in a physical capacity.
In this ATAR course students explore health as a dynamic quality of life. They examine the impact of social, environmental, economic and biomedical determinants on health and their collective contribution to health disparities, as well as exploring approaches to address barriers which prevent groups from experiencing better health.
Through interaction with the natural world, Outdoor Education aims to develop an understanding of our relationships with the environment, others and ourselves. The Outdoor Education General course focuses on outdoor activities in a range of environments, including bushwalking, sailing, climbing and orienteering.
Physical Education Studies contributes to the development of students’ physical, social and emotional growth. In the Physical Education Studies ATAR course students learn about physiological, psychological and biomechanical principles, and apply these to analyse and improve personal and group performances in physical activities.
Physical Education Studies contributes to the development of students’ physical, social and emotional growth. The Physical Education Studies General course provides students with opportunities to understand and improve performance through the integration of theoretical concepts and practical activities.