PDHPE• Is directly concerned with supporting the development of the student as a whole person.• Focuses on all aspects of wellbeing.• Plays a unique role in the development of students’ knowledge, understandings and practical skills that lead to better health.
RationaleI would like to provide students with knowledge, understanding, skills, values and attitudes that will enable them to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.
PDHPE• encourages an understanding and valuing of self and others• promotes physical activity• emphasises informed decision making leading to effective and responsible action
More specifically…• physical, social, cognitive and emotional growth and development patterns• the development and maintenance of positive interpersonal relationships• the factors influencing personal health choices
…• living and learning in a safe secure environment• the adoption of an active lifestyle• fundamental movement patterns and coordinated actions of the body• skills that enable action for better health and movement outcomes