East Hills Girls Technology High School

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Personal development, health and physical education

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

According to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA), students are expected to participate in PDHPE for 300 hours per year in Years 7 to 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.

In years 7 - 10 courses available include:

  • Personal Development Health & Physical Education
  • Physical Activity and Sports Studies
  • Child Studies
  • Ministry of Mind (a school-developed mental health and resiliency program for years 7 and 8) 

In Year 11 and 12, courses available include:

  • Community and Family Studies
  • Exploring Early Childhood
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
  • Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation Studies.

The personal development, health & physical education (PDHPE) faculty at East Hills Girls Technology High School is comprised of dedicated and passionate teachers. Our school offers a range of courses to study.