Health and Physical Education

The Health and Physical Education program at Gleeson College offers a range of opportunities for students to engage in a variety of sport, outdoor adventure and other lifestyle activities. Through Health and Physical Education students may elect to undertake traditional Physical Education, Outdoor Education and/or our Netball SA or World Football Specialist Programs.

Physical Education is compulsory from Years 7-10 but can also be studied in Years 11 and 12. The Year 7-10 program is aligned with the Australian Curriculum with a focus not only on traditional sports and collaboration through team activities but students also gain an understanding of the importance of good nutrition, daily physical activity, mental and social wellbeing and the cultural significance of sport and physical activity. Students undertake two 90-minute lessons each week with Senior classes completing an extra theory lesson each week.

Click on the following link to view our YouTube video:

Year 10, Stage 1 & Stage 2 Health & PE: https://youtu.be/VvMYf1_n2l4

  

Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education is a dynamic subject which is available at Gleeson as an elective subject from Years 10-12. In Outdoor Ed students undertake a range of outdoor adventure activities including bush-walking, snorkeling, surfing, paddle boarding and rock climbing. Students also study environmental issues, ethics and safety, as well as various camp craft skills.

Click on the following links to view our YouTube videos:

Year 11 & Year 12 Outdoor Education: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=He_rgcckX7M

Year 10 Outdoor Education - Snorkelling @ Pt Noarlunga: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mjrLchDiEs

If you have any queries regarding Health and Physical Education at Gleeson College, please do not hesitate to contact the HPE Learning Area Coordinator, Ms Candice Mitchell via email at: candice.mitchell@gleeson.catholic.edu.au

  

Netball SA Specialist Program

Students can elect to undertake our Netball SA Specialist Program in Years 7-10. This subject is offered in place of traditional Physical Education in Semester 1. Students will participate in two 90-minute practical lessons per week (Year 10 program students will also undertake an extra single theory lesson per week).  Through involvement in this program students have access to Specialist Coaching and courses, which extend their knowledge and understanding of netball and also provide alternative pathways to be involved in the game. In Year 8 students complete the '3 Umpiring' course, in Year 9 students undertake 'Foundation Coaching' and in Year 10 students will complete the 'Level One Umpiring' Course.  Our students are also provided with opportunities within the community to develop their skills through our connection with our feeder primary schools through umpiring and coaching opportunities.

Click here to view our Year 10 Specialist Netball Program YouTube video: https://youtu.be/lC7UMmDHHu4

If you have any queries regarding Specialist Netball, please do not hesitate to contact the HPE Learning Area Coordinator, Ms Candice Mitchell via email at: candice.mitchell@gleeson.catholic.edu.au

  

World Football Specialist Program

Students can elect to undertake our World Football Specialist Program in Years 7-10. This subject is offered in place of traditional Physical Education in Semester 1. Students will undertake two 90-minute practical lessons per week (Year 10 program students will also undertake an extra single theory lesson per week). In conjunction with the FFA guidelines, students develop fundamental skills, tactical game awareness and understanding the fitness components of World Football during the program. Through participation in this program students have access to Specialist Coaching each week.

Click here to view our Year 10 Specialist World Football Program YouTube video: https://youtu.be/G5oPEbpHSc4

If you have any queries regarding Specialist World Football, please do not hesitate to contact our Program Officer, Mr Clint Vause, via email at: clint.vause@gleeson.catholic.edu.au

  

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