This course requires 2 options.

11 Sports Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms C. McConachie

The Year 11 Sports Science course will set you up for success in your future study of sports science.
The course content will include:

  • Being taught to surf by professional instructors on surf camp (optional trip).
  • Learning various circus skills (such as diablo, uni-cycling and juggling), then applying and examining strategies to improve performance in these skills.
  • Applying knowledge of anatomical features, biomechanical principles and physiological responses to exercise in a Combat context.
  • Demonstrating leadership and interpersonal skills in a group activity based on a Professional Handball Franchise Model and explain how these skills impact on those involved.
  • Demonstrating how to be safe in a variety of practical settings, including an optional trip to the Wero Whitewater Park.

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

Optional Activities: Surf trip ( approx cost $275) and Wero Rafting trip (approx cost $60).


Tertiary education in - Physical Education, Physiotherapy, Teaching, Sports Science, Nutrition, Recreation and Leisure. Careers in - Health and Fitness Centres, Recreation Centres, Regional Sports Trusts, Coaching and Sports Management, Sports Psychology, National Sport Foundations, Public Health Organisations, Medicine, Occupational therapy.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90963 v3
Physical Education 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the function of the body as it relates to the performance of physical activity
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 5
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 5
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0


We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.

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