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Health and Physical Education

The Health and Physical Education faculty has enjoyed a very busy and exciting Term 1 for 2019.  Our Year 7 students have been participating in an Invasion Games unit. The focus of this unit of work is to use small sided team games to develop levels of tactical understanding and game strategy, which can then be transferred to sports throughout the year. The Invasion Games unit is a fun and exciting way to start Year 7 Physical Education, and there have been some very creative games going on in classes! 

Year 9 students have been participating in a Sport Education in a Physical Education Program (SEPEP) Volleyball unit. In this unit, the students play in a team based Volleyball competition where they are also asked to complete various roles including scoring, umpiring, compiling results, creating ladders and in some cases even media reports.

“The SEPEP Volleyball unit really helped us gradually improve our skills, we had to use a lot of teamwork and communication. All the games were fun and competitive, and everyone got involved. Within our team we all had roles to play such as captain, scorers and umpires, this helped us feel like we were contributing and applying our knowledge of the game. Overall, our team really enjoyed this experience”.
Sophie Gazzola 

“This unit focused on teamwork and communication. We had high energy between the team and excitement for the game. We learnt how to apply the skills of Volleyball gradually in the unit and to communicate effectively with each other to play fairly”.
Trinity Ng 

In Food Technology, students studying Healthy Food by Design have been involved in a project with The Food Security Network. This program is designed to offer the students a realistic insight into the diverse members of their community suffering food insecurity. The students are taught how to plant, maintain and harvest a productive crop of fresh produce which is then donated to members of the community in need. In Term 2, our students will visit the Asylum Seeker Refuge Centre to donate the produce once freshly harvested from their gardens. 

“I learnt how to prepare a garden before we plant vegetables in it. I’m looking forward to delivering the food to the asylum seekers and seeing their reactions to the fresh food”.
Jolene Gammilonghi

“So far I have learnt how to keep the soil fresh and nutritious, so our plants can grow effectively. I am looking forward to watching our garden grow and eventually pick the vegetables and hand them over to the asylum seekers”.
Jordyn Kourmadias






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