Health and physical education / Year 9 and 10 / Personal, Social and Community Health / Contributing to healthy and active communities

Curriculum content descriptions

Plan and evaluate new and creative interventions that promote their own and others’ connection to community and natural and built environments (ACPPS097)

Elaborations
  • creating and evaluating proposals to promote the use of natural settings within the local community for physical activity
  • designing and critiquing a strategy to involve family, friends and members of the community in cultural celebrations to promote a sense of connection with and belonging to the community
  • designing and adopting actions which promote healthy, active and sustainable lifestyles
  • investigating different approaches to managing environmental resources, including how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities demonstrate custodial responsibility for Country/Place
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Sense of place,  Health promotion,  Physical activity

Interactive

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