Level 1 Health and Physical Recreation

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Fe'ao

Recommended Prior Learning


The course will draw on aspects of Health and Physical Education, Sport, Outdoor Education and Sociology that are fun and relevant to teenagers growing up in today’s busy and often challenging environment. The Health component will focus on skills for positive mental health and wellbeing including identity, self-awareness and interpersonal skills. The Recreation component will focus on participating in and enjoying physical activity and outdoor challenges, mental and physical health while also developing interpersonal skills for life.

Pathways into Level 2 Health Studies, Level 2 Outdoor Education and Level 2 Physical Education. Future career pathways: physical education teaching, sports medicine, physiotherapy, recreation and health related careers including medicine, nursing, politics, public health, community health work, social work, psychology, sociology, alcohol and drug counselling, health promotion, sport and exercise science, physiotherapy, occupational therapy etc.


Health and Physical Education

Assessment Policy & Procedures

Level 2 Health Studies, Level 2 Outdoor Education, Level 2 Physical Education Leadership, Level 2 Physical Education Sports Science, Level 2 Sports Studies

Career Pathways

Registered Nurse, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Physician, Psychologist, Sports Coach/Official, General Practitioner, Psychiatrist, Professional Sportsperson, Physiotherapist, Recreation Co-ordinator, Youth Worker, Social Worker

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Lynfield College PE gear or suitable clothing is needed for this course.


Lynfield College has procedures and guidelines for the administering of assessments.  Click HERE to go to the school website with more information, and links to the appropriate Year Level Assessment Guides.