Health and physical education / Year 9 and 10 / Movement and Physical Activity / Understanding movement

Curriculum content descriptions

Analyse the impact of effort, space, time, objects and people when composing and performing movement sequences (ACPMP103)

  • experimenting with the manipulation of force and speed applied to an object to examine the difference created in movement paths
  • demonstrating and describing how the body can absorb force
  • creating a group performance that demonstrates synchronous and individual movements
  • using ICT to analyse movements and enhance movement sequences and performances
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Sports,  Shape (Dance),  Spatial levels (Dance),  Human movement,  Movement pathways


Work sample Year 9 and 10 Health and Physical Education: Tactics

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 9 and 10 Health and Physical Education. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is an ...


Yulunga: kangaroo

Imitation activities were a favourite and popular activity for children everywhere. In one activity children would copy the actions of the kangaroo. This is a jumping relay race based on the actions of a kangaroo jumping. The Yulunga: Traditional Indigenous Games resource was developed to provide all Australians with a ...


Yulunga: tarnambai

Although not a universal activity, athletics-type events were common. On Tiwi (Bathurst) Island the children collected the seed heads of the ‘spring rolling grass’ (Spinifex hirsutis) that grew on the sand hills near the coast. These were taken to the beach and released. The children allowed these to be blown along by the ...