Level 1 Physical Education and Sports Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. McAllister

Recommended Prior Learning

This course has no prerequisites; open entry to all.

This course offers students the opportunity to experience and participate in a wide range of physical activities in a variety of contexts. Students will study how the body moves and responds to physical activity, as well as be able to develop their interpersonal skills in a variety of settings. 

The main focus of this course is to equip students with the necessary skills to maintain and develop their personal wellbeing, both now and in the future, as well as prepare them for future academic and job opportunities.  

Course Overview

What is taught in courses varies from year to year. This course could include:
This course covers five units of work.

These are Fitness Concepts, Sports Education, Generation Z games, Self Management strategies & 5-star Athletics.

The sports used in the units include: Athletics, Korfball, Basketball, and Lacrosse.


Health and Physical Education


Level 2 Health Education, Level 2 Physical Education and Sports Science

Physical Education and Health Education are helpful in careers such as: Nursing, event organisation, human resources, police, fire service, P.E. teaching, primary school teaching, recreation/fitness instructing, medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, armed services, research (fitness, health & recreation), managing community sports and recreation, professional sport or coaching, and sports psychology.