Health & PE

The Health and Physical Education Program at Fairhills provides a wide range of topics and activities for students to participate in and promotes a healthy, active lifestyle.

Students are also given the opportunity to participate in a number of recreation activities throughout the year such as:

  • Surfing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Canoeing
  • High Ropes Course
  • Mountain Bike Riding
  • Bush Walking

Year 7-10

Year 7-10 program covers topics such as:

  • Self-esteem
  • Health Benefits of Physical Activity
  • Puberty and Sexual Health
  • Positive Relationships
  • Risk-Taking and Harm Minimisation
  • Body Systems
  • Fitness Components
  • Nutrition

Subjects covered at VCE include:

  • Health Perspectives and Influences
  • Nutrition
  • Youth Health and Wellbeing
  • Stages of the Lifespan
  • Healthcare in Australia
  • Understanding Health and Wellbeing in Australia
  • Promoting Health and Wellbeing in Australia
  • Health and Wellbeing in a Global Context
  • Global Health and Sustainable Development Goals
  • Musculoskeletal system and how it works to produce movement
  • Cardiorespiratory system during rest and exercise
  • Physical Activity, Sport and Health in Society
  • Contemporary issues associated with physical activity and sport
  • Biomechanics and skill acquisition
  • Energy systems during sport and physical activity
  • Effective training programs and how they improve fitness
  • Sports Coaching
  • Facilitating sports and recreation activities
  • Planning sports and training programs
  • First Aid
  • Participate in and help organise and facilitate outdoor recreation activities
  • Minimising environmental impact
  • Safety in the outdoors
  • First Aid
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