Healthy Lifestyles


The Healthy Lifestyle unit is the first unit students have in engaging with the compulsory Physical and Health Education curriculum at Le Fevre High School. Students will continue to build on their knowledge, understanding and movement skills to achieve successful outcomes in classroom, leisure, social, movement and online situations. Health and Physical Education is compulsory for one semester in years 7 to 10, however students can have the opportunity to further experience Physical Education with an additional elective semester offered to students in Year 8 to 10.


MYP physical and health education aims to empower students to understand and appreciate the value of being physically active and develop the motivation for making healthy life choices. This course will provide students with opportunities to learn about and experience aspects of health and physical activity. The focus is on developing skills and improving performance in games and sports, understanding movement skills, challenge and adventure activities, active play and minor games, rhythmic and expressive activities and a lifelong healthy lifestyle.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Active/Minor Games
  • Invasion Games
  • Striking/Fielding Games
  • Net/Wall Games
  • Rhythmic & Expressive Movement
  • Challenge & Adventure
  • Safety & Risk
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Relationships & Sexuality (Shine Program)


Students are assessed using the MYP assessment criteria and levels of achievement. Students are assessed on the following:

  • Knowledge and Understanding
  • Planning for Performance
  • Applying and Performing
  • Reflecting and Improving


It is expected that students change into the PE uniform for all practical lessons and wear appropriate footwear, as directed by their PE teacher, they will be required to change back into their school uniform at the conclusion of the lesson.