Physical Education

Physical Education

Course Summary

Do you love playing sport and learning about movement? Are you interested in health, wellbeing and the human body? Studying Physical Education will equip you with strong communication skills and provides you with practical activities to examine the core concepts that underpin movement and that influence performance and participation in physical activity, sport and exercise. You will also examine how behavioural, psychological, environmental and sociocultural factors influence performance and participation in physical activity.

VCE: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Explore physical activity, sport and exercise, and the enablers and barriers to movement
  • Investigate the musculoskeletal system
  • Participate in a range of physical activities
  • Participate in and understand a range of fundamental movement skills (FMS)
  • Write a report on an activity analysis

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Approximate Costs

Unit 1 & 2

Textbook Hire $27

Workbook $30

Unit 3 & 4

Textbook Hire $40

Workbook $30

Optional Text $32

Learning Area Contact

Health & Physical Education Learning Area Leader

Martin Smith