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Seed schools project - sample programs

Macarthur Girls' High School

Macarthur Girls' High School is situated on the Parramatta River next to Parramatta City. The school population is approximately 970 students. Fifty-nine per cent of the students are classified as being from non-English-speaking backgrounds. For many of the students, the practical lessons in PDHPE and the traditional sports afternoon are the only opportunities they get to be active.

Click the links below to view some of the materials developed by the PDHPE faculty at Macarthur Girls High School during their involvement in the PDHPE Years 7-10 Seed Schools project.

Stage 4 scope and sequence plan (doc)

Stage 5 scope and sequence plan (doc)

Backyard Games unit of work (doc)

Bend It Like Beckham unit of work (doc)

Sexual Health Matters unit of work (doc)

Moss Vale High School

Moss Vale High School is a comprehensive secondary school that provides an education for a large number of students in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. PDHPE is taught by the seven specialist teachers within the faculty, which includes the Deputy Principal. The school operates on a fortnightly timetable with the school day broken into six fifty-minute periods.

Click the links below to view some of the materials developed by the PDHPE faculty at Moss Vale High School during their involvement in the PDHPE Years 7-10 Seed Schools project.

Moss Vale High School PDHPE Years 7-10 scope and sequence (doc)

Lets Get Active unit of work (doc)

Difference and diversity unit of work (doc)

Rooty Hill High School

Rooty Hill High School is a comprehensive community secondary school in Western Sydney committed to excellence in leading, learning and participation. The school population is 975 students drawn from 44 ethnic backgrounds and a wide socio-economic spectrum. There is a significant Aboriginal enrolment. In recent years, the school has been recognised for its strong values platform and the associated programs and practices including the establishment of a Learning Neighbourhood with its feeder primary schools. The PDHPE faculty consists of six full time teachers with between three and 13 years teaching experience. PDHPE classes have four 76 minute lessons over a two week cycle.

Click the link below to view some of the materials developed by the PDHPE faculty at Rooty Hill High School during their involvement in the PDHPE Years 7-10 Seed Schools project. The materials developed include a scope and sequence chart for Year 7, Year 8, Year 9 and Year 10.

Scope and sequence plan - Years 7-10 (doc)

St Johns' Park High School

St Johns' Park High School is situated in South West Sydney and caters for approximately 1200 students from 40 different cultural groups. The major groups are from the Middle East and South East Asia. 78% of the student population are from a non-English speaking background. PDHPE is timetabled as four 52-minute periods across a fortnight divided into two theory and two practical periods per cycle. Practical and theory are taught separately because of timetable restrictions and facility availability.

Click the link below to view some of the materials developed by the PDHPE faculty at St Johns Park High School during their involvement in the PDHPE Years 7-10 Seed Schools project. The materials developed include a scope and sequence chart for Year 7, Year 8, Year 9 and Year 10.

Get Connected unit of work (doc)

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