Subject Details - 9 Healthy Lifestyles (Girls)

Learning Area
Responsible Living
Subject Length
2 semesters
Subject Overview
This course is designed to build upon the skills and knowledge that students have developed at Year 8. Students further develop their individual and team skills and leadership through the 'Fit to Lead' program. Activities covered during the year may include athletics, badminton, basketball, cricket, dance, football, fitness, gymnastics, hockey, netball, soccer, softball, tennis, touch football, aerobics, yoga and volleyball. There will be some opportunities for choice within these activities. Aspects of health, disability, relationships, inclusivity and drug awareness will be covered during the year.
Focus Of Learning
Topics may include:
     'Fit to Lead' program
     Health Diary
     Variety of practical sports and activities
     Lifestyle-related health issues such as relationships, sexuality, disabilities and drug awareness
Evidence Of Learning
Assessment tasks may include:
     Practical assessment of techniques and performance in a variety of activities
     Written assignment to assess topic knowledge
     An assessment of students' collaboration and participation (attitude, relationships with others, changing habits and overall approach to the subject)
     Assessments of fitness levels


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