Year 8 - Health and Physical Education

COURSE DESCRIPTION

In Physical Education classes, students will be given the opportunity to develop their skills and game strategies in sports that include badminton, basketball, tennis, football and cricket. Students will also perform and demonstrate gymnastic movements and sequences on apparatus including the beam, vault and mini-tramp.

In Health classes, students will develop an awareness of skin conditions and how to deal with them, the risks and responsibilities involved with the use of alcohol in our society and how to make healthy lifestyle choices regarding food, exercise and relationships.

 

RESOURCES AND EQUIPMENT

Summer and winter PE uniform, and runners for safe participation in practical classes.

 

Please note:

Full participation is expected in improving your skills and personal fitness

If you can’t participate because of injury or illness, bring a note or a medical certificate and we will find another job for you to do in class.

 

IMAGE: Year 8 students enjoying gymnastics classes.

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