Health and Physical Education

"Life in all its fullness"

St Monica’s College is committed to education of the whole person and health and physical education
play an essential role in fostering teamwork, co-operation and an awareness of a healthy lifestyle.

Health and Physical Education

Health and Physical Education is studied as an elective part of the curriculum. In Years 8 to 10,
students have the opportunity to complete a variety of practical units including: Aquatics; non
competitive games; ball games and dance/aerobics. Theory units include First Aid; Sports Injuries;
Sun and Outdoor Safety; Drugs in Sport; Women in Sport; Community Health Nutrition. All students in
Years 8 to 10 must participate in compulsory physical activity on Wednesday afternoons. This can
include aerobics, pilates, walking and a variety of team games.

As a senior subject, Physical Education is a QSA subject and contributes to tertiary entrance.

Sports Opportunities

Interhouse Carnivals

There are three major sporting events held each year, and all students are encouraged to participate.
These are the Swimming Carnival; Cross Country/Walkathon; and Athletics Carnival.