Specialist Football - Soccer


The Specialist Football unit of Physical and Health Education is a selected unit for one semester for any Year 7 student wishing to elect to do a unit of Physical Education with a specialist element of Football at Le Fevre High School. The course is designed specifically to extend student’s knowledge and understanding of movement skills with relation to Football, which will provide the foundations of learning to be successful in the Football program in Year 11. Students will be required to complete the compulsory elements of Health and Physical Education of the Australian Curriculum in Years 7 to 10 throughout this subject.


The Specialist Football program enables students with a passion for soccer to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in all aspects of football including playing, rules, and fitness components and training principles. Students within the program are given the opportunity to receive specialist skills coaching, fitness development and access to quality training facilities. Topics covered in this course include:

  • Skill and Performance development
  • Performance Analysis
  • Fitness
  • Nutrition for Football
  • Injury Prevention and Management


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. There is no course fee for Football in Year 7, however students wanting to represent the school are also encouraged to pay the Sports Program Fee ($95 in 2023), which covers all sport fees for the year, otherwise individual competition fees will apply.