- Cost The 2017 subject fee for Physical Education Studies is $80.00
Students explore their own physical capacities and analyse performance, health, and lifestyle issues. Students develop skills in communication, investigation, and the ability to apply knowledge to practical situations.
Stage 2 Physical Education consists of two key areas of study and related key concepts:
Students complete three practicals that are balanced across a range of individual, fitness, team, racket, aquatic, and outdoor activities and that cater for the different skills, interests of the students.
Students analyse and interpret their findings from investigating a chosen issue. Topics include, for example:
Students demonstrate evidence of their learning through the following assessment types:
Students undertake a 2-hour external examination, which is divided into two parts:
The examination covers the content of the ‘Exercise Physiology and Physical Activity’ and ‘The Acquisition of Skills and the Biomechanics of Movement’ topics.
The examination will be graded by external assessors with reference to the performance standards.
The Physical Education Subject Outline includes performance standards, which describe five levels of achievement that are reported with the grades A to E at the student’s completion of the subject. The school-based assessments and the external assessment will be graded with reference to the performance standards.
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