Specialist Football - Soccer


This unit of Physical and Health Education is an elective unit for the year for any Year 8 students wishing to select a second 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 remain in this class to complete the compulsory elements of the Health and Physical Education curriculum in Years 8 to 10 in addition to this elective 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 a $100 (plus GST) course fee for Football in Year 8, which will include the purchase of a School Football uniform which will be worn during lessons and competitions throughout the five years.