Health and Physical Education – Year 10

Contact Teacher

Greg Maxfield


Required Background

A high level of achievement and commitment in Year 9 Physical Education are pre-requisites for the course. To complete Year 10 Physical Education, students should be competent and interested in a range of sporting activities.


Course Length

20 Weeks – 1 Semester


Course Content

Year 10 Physical Education is a course designed for students to be challenged both physically and throughout the theory components.  The course will progress through theory components of exercise physiology, biomechanics and skill acquisition. Some of the practical components that are offered are: Athletics, Volleyball, Table Tennis, European Handball, Training Programs, Golf, Basketball, Netball, Badminton, Touch Football, depending on the semester chosen. It should be noted that in Semester 2 students will be expected to attend a 4 day Bush Walk in the Port Lincoln National Park. Majority of the practical lessons are linked with theory units, aiming to create an interactive learning environment, providing the student with the opportunity to discover and challenge concepts covered.



Practical Activities (3)                            60%

Folio (3 Tasks)                                        40%