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Personal Development, Health and Physical Education

Personal development, health and physical education ( PDHPE ) is mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10.

PDHPE provides students with opportunities to explore issues that are likely to impact on the health, safety and wellbeing of themselves and others - now and in the future. Students also participate in challenging and enjoyable physical activity, improving their capacity to move with skill and confidence.

Head Teacher:

  • Stephanie Harrison


  • Kyle Fletcher
  • Matt Kennedy
  • Sam Raymond
  • Emma Issac
  • Alyce Solaese
  • Katie-Lea Smith.

Faculty teaching aims:

To develop students' capacity to enhance personal health and wellbeing, enjoy an active lifestyle, maximise movement potential and advocate lifelong health and physical activity. This subject focuses on encouraging students to think critically, problem solve and make informed decisions relating to all aspects of health and wellbeing.

Subjects taught by faculty:

  • Personal Development Health and Physical Education
  • Physical Activity and Sports Studies (PASS)
  • Dance
  • Child Studies
  • Kickstart
  • Talent Identification Program (TIPS)
Faculty Achievements:
  • Diverse experience of staff in coaching qualifications across a variety of sports.
  • On going professional learning of staff to enhance teaching and learning practices.
Sporting Opportunities:
  • NSW Netball Cup
  • Boys and Girls Rugby League tournaments
  • Flag Gridion
  • Handball State Championships
  • NSW Oz-tag Championships
  • Futsal Regional Cup
  • Wanderers Cup
  • Trial selection for Mt Druitt zone sporting teams.
  • Sydney West sporting teams selection.

Board of studies website.