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Kiama High School

Kiama High School

Respect, Responsibility, Excellence

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Sport, Lifestyle & Recreation Studies

2 units for each of Year 11 & Year 12 

Board Endorsed course 

Exclusions: Nil

Course Costs: $15.00 

Students learn the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle and recognise the need to be responsible and informed decision makers. This course enables students to further develop their understanding and competence in a range of sport and recreational pursuits. They are encouraged to establish a lifelong commitment to being physically active and to achieve movement potential.

Through the study of Sport, Lifestyle and Recreations course, students learn to develop;

  • Knowledge and understanding of the factors that influence health and participate in physical activity
  • Knowledge and understanding pf the principles that affect quality performance
  • An ability to analyse and implement strategies to promote health, physical  activity and enhanced performance
  • A capacity to influence the participation and performance of self and others
  • A lifelong commitment to an active, healthy lifestyle and the achievement of movement potential

The course is flexible in nature and covers a wide range of content areas including:-

  • Aquatics
  • First aid and sports injuries
  • Gymnastics
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Sports administration
  • Athletics
  • Fitness
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Resistance training
  • Sports coaching and training
  • Dance
  • Games and sports
  • Individual games and sports
  • Social perspectives of sports
Sport, Lifestyle & Recreation Studies provides a foundation for post-school study and career pathways in the areas of sports science, human movement and the sport and recreation industry.

Throughout the course, students will participate in ‘part day’ school activities/excursions, such as aquatics, surf survival skills, tennis, ten pin bowling and, if interested, the priority seating on the Kiama High School Snow Trip (optional).
NB: These will be user-pays.

Course Contact: Mr Peter Quine, Head Teacher: PDHPE