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Granville Boys High School

Granville Boys High School

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Personal development, health and physical education

What students learn

During the higher school certificate (HSC) course, the students will learn about:

  • health priorities in Australia
  • factors affecting performance.

Plus two of the following topics:

  • the health of young people
  • sport and physical activity in Australian society
  • sports medicine
  • improving performance
  • equity and health.

Task requirements

  • essays
  • examinations
  • reports
  • oral presentations
  • practical assessments and demonstrations
  • project work.

The higher school certificatte examination is a three hour written examinations with five minutes reading time. It consists of:

  • section 1 — Core modules, including multiple choice and short answer questions
  • section 2 — Option modules, includes short answer and extended response questions.