Year 9 Health and Physical Education (core)

Physical Education & Health

Health and Physical Education

The year 9 core Health programme uses a ‘strengths-based’ model and assists students to establish positive attitudes towards their health and well-being.

Health issues relevant to young people are explored and students engage in activities designed to equip them with life skills and appropriate strategies to use in response to well-being and health issues.

Topics covered include:

  • First aid & Sports Injuries
  • Drug education
  • Reproduction, Sexuality and Relationships

Physical Education at year 9, complements the Health programme by offering students the opportunity to apply their acquired knowledge in a practical setting.   Participation, resilience and the development of advanced skills in the key areas of fitness, tactical play and leadership, are the focus during activities such as:

  • Taekwondo
  • Rhythmic gymnastics
  • Volleyball
  • Cricket
  • SEPEP Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Fitness
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