10 Grevillea Drive, Alice Springs NT 0870 | Phone 08 8958 5000

Health/PE

Subjects on offer

  1. Child Studies

    This subject focuses on children's growth and development from conception to eight years. Students critically examine attitudes and values about parenting and care-giving, and gain an understanding of the growth and development of children. They develop a variety of research, management, and practical skills, and work independently and collaboratively to achieve common goals. Students investigate contemporary issues that are relevant to the health and well-being of children and their development.

  2. Outdoor Education

    Students gain an understanding of ecology, environmental sustainability, cultural perspectives, and physical and emotional health through participating in outdoor activities. They learn to develop and apply risk and safety management skills and responsibility for themselves and other members of a group. Students reflect on environmental practices related to outdoor activities. Stage 1 Outdoor Education consists of the following four topics: Environment and Conservation, Planning and Management, Outdoor Activities.

  3. Physical Education

    Students gain an understanding of human functioning and physical activity, and an awareness of the community structures and practices that influence participation in physical activity. Students explore their own physical capacities and analyse performance, health, and lifestyle issues. They develop skills in communication, investigation, and the ability to apply knowledge to practical situations.

  4. Health

    Students recognise the various factors that shape the behaviour and attitudes of individuals and groups in relation to healthy living, and caring for themselves and the environment. They develop skills to consider how changing social structures, community values, environmental issues, and new technologies affect the health and well-being of individuals and communities. Stage 1 Health provides the opportunity for teachers and schools to develop programs that suit the local needs of students.

  5. Health & Physical Education

    Students gain an understanding of human functioning and physical activity, and an awareness of the community structures and practices that influence participation in physical activity. Students explore their own physical capacities and analyse performance, health, and lifestyle issues. They develop skills in communication, investigation, and the ability to apply knowledge to practical situations.
    Topics covered include: Safe Movement, Body Systems, Practical Skills, Nutrition, Drugs in Sport, Drug & Alcohol Awareness, Sexual & Mental Health.

  6. Food & Hospitality

    In this course, students explore a range of basic food preparation techniques and gain skills to assist them in making wise food choices to suit their independent needs. Practical lessons are a feature of the program and are conducted almost every week. Students will cook a wide variety of recipes which will give them the skills they need to take care of themselves in a health conscious manner. Students also focus on the dynamic nature of the food and hospitality industry in Australian society. They develop an understanding of contemporary approaches and issues related to food and hospitality. Students work independently and collaboratively to achieve common goals. They develop skills and safe work practices in the preparation, storage and handling of food, complying with current health and safety legislation. Students investigate and debate contemporary food and hospitality issues and current management practices.