Regular health and physical education activities are designed to improve students’ skill levels, interpersonal abilities and general wellbeing, which also contributes to their academic performance and overall happiness. All students have opportunities to access a full range of sporting activities including athletics, swimming and team sports.
Health Education focuses on prevention and resilience and covers areas of prime importance to adolescents living in a rapidly changing world. Every Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 student participates in this learning area, learning how to ensure good health both now and in the future. The underlying principle of this subject is to produce well-informed young people who can make considered decisions to ensure their good physical, mental, emotional and social health.
Outdoor Education provides students with practical skills useful in the natural environment and throughout their lives. Activities include canoeing, abseiling, camp craft, snorkelling, indoor rock climbing, bush walking, RLS Bronze Medallion, mountain biking and sailing.
The activities offered in the Physical Education program are designed to increase each students’ perceptual motor ability, physical health and social wellbeing. Research has shown that success in these areas can impact positively on a student’s success in other learning areas.
Physical Recreation offers students opportunities to gain confidence in a recreational group situation. Examples of sports which may be available include indoor court sports, squash, gym and swimming (Fremantle Leisure Centre), body boarding, pool, table tennis, ten pin bowling, beach games and yoga. Students also have the opportunity to make use of the College’s Fitness and Conditioning Centre.
More detail about our Health and Physical Education courses can be found in our curriculum handbooks located here.