Camden Haven High School

Aim for the Highest

Telephone02 6556 8100

Emailcamdenhave-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE)

Personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE) is mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10.

PDHPE provides students with opportunities to explore issues that are likely to impact on the health, safety and wellbeing of themselves and others – now and in the future. Students also participate in challenging and enjoyable physical activity, improving their capacity to move with skill and confidence.

At Camden Haven High School we have a dedicated and highly motivated PDHPE team who ensure the delivery of quality teaching and learning programs in health, physical education and sport. We provide an all inclusive Quality Educational Process that maximises our students learning outcomes.

Personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE) provides students with opportunities to explore issues that are likely to impact on the health, safety and wellbeing of themselves and others. Students also participate in challenging and enjoyable games and physical activities. 

PDHPE is mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10, we also offer a wide range of elective courses, sport and extra-curricular activities across stage 4, 5 and 6.

In Years 9-10 these include:

  • Physical Activity and Sports Studies (200 hour)

  •  Child Studies (200 hour)

  • Volleyball (100 hour)

  • Futsal (100 hour)

In Years 11-12 these can include:

  • Personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE)

  • Community and Family Studies (CAFS)

  • Exploring Early Childhood (EEC)

  • Sports Coaching

  • Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation (Distance Education only)

Sport

Integrated Sport

Each week, students in years 7-10 participate in Integrated Sport, where they spend two periods getting active in a sport of their choosing. This could include:

  • Archery
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Lawn Bowls
  • Table Tennis
  • Recreational Games
  • Skateboarding
  • Soccer
  • Surfing
  • Tennis
  • Agriculture

Extra-curricular

As a school, we place great emphasis on the benefits of sport, therefore we offer our students an extended opportunity to participate in a wide variety of competitive and non competitive Combined High School and Independent trial and knockout sporting competitions.