Year 9 – Physical Education

Length: Single Semester
Contact: Health & Physical Education Leader

Course Description

This course is designed for students who are interested in studying SACE Physical Education during their Senior Years at The Heights School.

Year 9 Students study the Physical Education elective course for a single semester. Students will participate in a variety of practical sports and activities as a way of developing and applying understanding of theory concepts.

Learning topics covered in Year 9 include, but are not limited to the following:
• Fitness Components through Invasion and Court-Divided Sports
• Exercise Physiology
• Data Collection and Analysis.


Year 9 Students are assessed according to the HPE Achievement Standards outlined in the Australian Curriculum, with A-E Grades used for reporting. Students will be assessed through assignments based on key theory concepts and their application in practical settings.

Leads To

Year 10 Physical Education