An independent Catholic coeducational school operated by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart

PE Elective

Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation (SLR)

Unit Description

This unit encourages students to appreciate and value their involvement in recreational pursuits and promotes continued participation in personal, employment and community activities in their adult lives. Students will learn about the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle and recognise the need to be responsible and informed decision-makers.

Through the course students will be enabled to further develop their understanding of and competence in a range of sport and recreational pursuits. They are encouraged to establish a lifelong commitment to being physically active and to achieving movement potential.

The course provides the opportunity to specialise in areas of expertise or interest through modules such as:

  • Aquatics (Bronze Star and beach volleyball)
  • First Aid (First Aid Certificate)
  • Fitness (strength and conditioning)
  • Outdoor Recreation (orienteering, camping, surfing, wakeboarding, rock climbing)
  • Sports Coaching (including level 0 coaching certificates)
  • Other activities (golf, archery, frisbee golf, lawn bowls, squash)

 Multi-Sports

Unit Description

This unit builds upon the skills learnt in 7- 9 and provides the opportunity for students to participate in a range of sports. It provides physical learning activities that develop physical skills which promote cognitive and academic performance. The course also enables students to plan activities independently and work collaboratively. This course is relevant to all students with a wide range of interests and aspirations, including those who wish to improve their fitness, communication and teamwork skills and athletic performance in a variety of contexts.

The course provides the opportunity to specialise in areas of expertise or interest through modules such as:

  • Striking Sports – Tennis, Softball
  • Invasion Games – European Handball,
  • Field Games – Touch, Oztag, Cricket
  • Net and Court Games – Volleyball, Basketball
  • Football Codes – AFL, Gaelic Football
  • Racquet Sports – Badminton, Sofcrosse