At St Denis, the learning area of Health and Physical Education endeavours to teach students how to enhance their own and others’ health, safety, wellbeing and physical activity participation in varied and changing contexts.

In Health and Physical Education, students develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to strengthen their sense of self, and build and manage satisfying relationships. The curriculum helps them to be resilient, and to make decisions and take actions to promote their health, safety and physical activity participation.
Integral to Health and Physical Education is the acquisition of movement skills, concepts and strategies to enable students to confidently, competently and creatively participate in a range of physical activities.


The Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education aims to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to enable students to:


Content Structure

The curriculum is organised into two content strands — Personal, social and community health and Movement and physical activity.

For further information on the Western Australian Curriculum – Health and Physical Education, please go to