Year 9 Physical Education & Health

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Smith

Physical education contributes to personal and social development. Students are involved in activities that require individual endeavour and interaction with others, while learning and developing the skills, tactics, and strategies for various sports and activities.
The course involves participation in:

  • adventure based learning
  • athletics, aquatics and water safety
  • fitness, cross country
  • gymnastics 
  • international games
  • a variety of modified games centered around participation, leadership, social responsibility confidence, cooperation, inclusion, and competence.

Health units in this course will be a combination of the following topics:

  • Sexuality
  • Drug & Alcohol Education
  • Resilience
  • Hauora

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Laptop/tablet OR 1 x 1B5
Students must have the correct PE uniform, as described in the uniform regulations, available for purchase online from Argyle.



It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.