Sport, Health and Physical Education

Physical Education

One of the Canberra High School Netball Teamsstudents on an outdoor pursuits campswimming carnival 2015

What Do Students Learn?

Our Physical Education program aims to enable students to live healthy lives.

Year 7 students progress through units on throwing, catching, striking, accuracy, and kicking.

In year 8 students learn sport specific skills and tactics.

Our year 9 students build on these skills. They also design sporting competitions and try the roles of player, coach, scorer, referee, captain, and administrator.

Our year 10 students use community organisations to learn how to continue an active lifestyle after high school.

What Is the PE Uniform?

  • green t-shirt
  • black shorts
  • appropriate footwear such as laced up joggers
  • hat
  • drink bottle

Jeans are not acceptable

Health

What Do Students Learn?

Our health program aims to help students make well informed choices about their health.

Outdoor Pursuits

What Do Students Learn?

Our Outdoor Pursuits program enables students to safely gain knowledge, enjoyment and experience in Outdoor Recreational Activities. These activities are designed to challenge the students and to help them develop more confidence, maturity and leadership skills.

Our year 9 students progress through units on:

  • camping
  • bush-walking
  • orienteering
  • lifesaving
  • first aid
  • abseiling
  • caving

Our year 10 students build on these skills and progress through units on:

  • canyoning
  • rock-climbing
  • caving
  • abseiling
  • first aid
  • snorkelling
  • canoeing
  • bushcraft

Our year 10 advanced students build on these skills as they become more self-reliant. They progress through units on canyoning, rock-climbing, caving, abseiling, first aid, snorkelling, canoeing and bushcraft.

How Are Students Assessed?

  • Students are assessed on:
  • Practical Skill - 30%
  • Tests/class work - 30%
  • Fitness - 20%
  • Class Organisation (uniform ,equipment, punctuality) -10%
  • Class: Participation and Co-operation - 10%
  • Camp: Participation and Co-operation - 20% (Outdoor Pursuits only)

School Sport

There are many ways for students to be involved.

Students can be involved in school sport as a player, coach or manager. Many sports are offered each term.

Our School Successfully Competes in Interschool Sports Competitions

Our school has enjoyed success in Basketball, Football, Futsal, Rugby, Volleyball and Athletics carnivals.

Teams are entered in the Interschool Sporting Competitions based on student interest and staff availability.