PDHPE provides students with opportunities to explore issues that are likely to impact on the health, safety and wellbeing of themselves and others – now and in the future. Students also participate in challenging and enjoyable physical activity, improving their capacity to move with skill and confidence.
Dorchester Education and Training Unit
Components of Health and Fitness - Stage 4
Students will complete a combination of theoretical and practical components. Students will identify and explore the components of fitness and health through the use of the supplied work booklets. The unit will involve literacy components through comprehension of text regarding the content and numeracy components revolving around recording and analysing numerical data. Students must complete the background information prior to beginning the practical side of the lessons. Once the students have studied and completed each of the components, they will compare and analyse their results to supplied norms data. Students will complete a summative quiz which involves real life scenarios around the components of health and fitness and finally use the knowledge and data they have collected to study an athlete of their choosing.
Students will have the opportunity to build on or start to develop skills that are related to athletics. These will include both track and field skill sets and will be in preparation for the school athletics carnival.