Catholic Education South Australia

Health and Physical Education

At St Patrick's School, Health and Physical Education is concerned with learning about healthy human development and change. Studies in Health and Physical Education, focuses on the physical, social and emotional development of individuals, encompassing a broad spectrum of knowledge relating to the wellbeing, health, behaviour, skills and dispositions. Through these, we are able to make decisions about recreation, health, hygiene, fitness practices, work and occupational choices.

Health and Physical Education is organised around three strands:

  • physical activity and participation
  • personal and social development
  • health of individuals and communities

St Patrick's School offers a comprehensive and sequential Physical Education curriculum to all students from Reception - Year 7 beginning coordination skills and leading to skills required for many different sports.

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