The Health and Physical Education curriculum provides opportunities for students to develop positive attitudes and values about their own health and wellbeing, as well as respect for the rights And values of others. Through structured learning experiences, students examine their own attitudes and values and the level of influence they have on their own and others’ health.

Focus areas indicate a range of learning across P-10 and provide a context for student engagement. A variety of focus areas are used to teach the content in each year of schooling, and provide students with a range of learning that can be applied in their daily lives.

Focus areas include:

Alcohol and other drugs

Food and nutrition

Health benefits of physical activity

Mental health and wellbeing

Relationships and sexuality


Active and minor games

Challenge and adventure activities

Fundamental movement skills

Games and sports

Lifelong physical activities