Year 11 – Physical Education

Length: Single Semester or Full Year (10 credits each semester)
Contact: Health & Physical Education Leader

Recommended Background

Grade C or higher in Year 10 Health and Physical Education or Physical Education.

Course Content

Stage 1 Physical Education consists of the following two areas:

Improvement Analysis

  • Students participate in a variety of physical activities focusing on movement concepts and strategies to improve their performance. They develop content knowledge and understanding through participating in integrated activities such as labs. They use this knowledge to reflect on their own and other’s performances.

Physical Activity Investigation

  • Students participate in a physical activity to investigate how personal, social and cultural factors affect or are influenced by participation. Students collect data from the activity undertaken and analyse this.


Students’ performance will be determined according to the subject’s Performance Standards, as outlined by the SACE Board. Grades A to E will be used for reporting purposes.

Practical skills are not assessed.

Students will provide evidence of their learning through the following assessment types:

  • Performance Improvement Task
  • Physical Activity Investigation.

Leads To

Stage 2 Physical Education
Stage 2 Integrated Learning – Physical Education Focus