7PED

Year 7 Physical Education and Health

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Grace

THIS IS A COMPULSORY SUBJECT

Skill:
The above combination of subject areas allows the students to gain a greater understanding of their own well-being through physical, academic and discussion group work.

Physically the course will look to improve the students knowledge of why exercise is important for a healthy lifestyle into the future, it will build on the skills acquired through play and primary school. Encourage acceptance of diversity and the ability to play fair in a variety of situations.

Health will have elements that are linked to Physical Education but will focus on the holistic issues surrounding the student in school and society. The concept of the inter-related aspects of Hauora will be explored and developed.

Content:
Physical Education - Athletics, games (invasion, striking and fielding, net/wall), cross country, gymnastics.

Health - Well being, sexuality education, food and nutrition, body care and physical safety.

The underlying concepts of haurora, health promotion, socio-ecological perspective and attitudes and values underpin the work for all of this subject area.


Pathway

Recommended Prior Learning

THIS IS A COMPULSORY SUBJECT