Year 12 – Physical Education

Length: Full Year (20 SACE credits)
Contact: Health & Physical Education Leader

Recommended Background

Grade C or higher in Stage 1 Physical Education.

Course Description

Stage 2 Physical Education engages student’s participation in a series of practical activities, some of which are teacher directed and others require independent skill learning.

Throughout all activities, students are required to establish links and complete written work regarding key concepts of:

  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Skill Acquisition
  • Sports Psychology.

And how these factors influence participation and performance.


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.

School-based Assessment:

  • Diagnostics (30%)
  • Improvement Analysis (40%)

External Assessment:

  • Group Dynamics (30%)