Somerville Secondary College

Elective Type: Health and PE

Health & Human Development

VCE Health and Human Development takes a broad and multidimensional approach to defining and understanding health and wellbeing. Through the study of VCE Health and Human Development, students investigate health and wellbeing, and human development in individual, national and global contexts. The subject cost includes an excursion. 

Ballistic Sports (Ball Sports + Aquatics)

Featured Learning Area HPE Additional Learning Areas Learning Capabilities Developed Personal and Social COURSE DESCRIPTION Students will be participating in a variety of invasion type sports, such as AFL, Basketball, soccer, netball and an aquatics unit.  This elective has an emphasis on active participation in physical activity in every class.  Students will be involved in …

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Dance and Chillax

Featured Learning Area HPE Additional Learning Areas Learning Capabilities Developed Personal and Social COURSE DESCRIPTION In Dance, students explore and participate in the elements of dance, skills, techniques and processes through the practices of choreography, performances and appreciation. They will have the opportunity to explore a range of dance styles such as hip/hop, contemporary, ballet …

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Active for Life

Featured Learning Area HPE Additional Learning Areas Science Learning Capabilities Developed Personal and Social COURSE DESCRIPTION Students will be introduced to a variety of life-long sports and activities in the community such as lawn bowls, croquet, tennis, golf, swimming.  Students will learn new skills and new sports and activities to allow them to be active …

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Urban Recreation

Featured Learning Area HPE Additional Learning Areas Science Learning Capabilities Developed Personal and Social COURSE DESCRIPTION Students participating in this elective will develop skills and knowledge for enjoyable participation in outdoor adventure activities.  Students will be participating in activities such as skateboarding, walking, bike riding, aquatics using community facilities.  This elective enables students to build …

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Sport Coaching and Officiating

Featured Learning Area HPE Additional Learning Areas Science Learning Capabilities Developed Personal and Social COURSE DESCRIPTION Take your team to the next grand final by learning the skills and knowledge essential for coaching and officiating!  This elective is focused on providing students with knowledge and skills relevant to sports coaching and sports trainers.  Throughout this …

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Active Sports (Court and Striking Sports)

Featured Learning Area HPE Additional Learning Areas Learning Capabilities Developed Personal and Social COURSE DESCRIPTION Do you enjoy being active and playing different sports?  Active Sports will allow students to be actively involved in learning and participating in a variety of different sports and activities.  Students will be focusing on divided court (such as volleyball, …

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Outdoor Recreation

Featured Learning Area Health and Physical Education Additional Learning Areas Geography/Science Learning Capabilities Developed Environments COURSE DESCRIPTION Students participating in this elective will develop skills and knowledge for enjoyable participation in outdoor adventure activities. They will investigate the concept of Outdoor Environmental Studies in the natural environment, study outdoor venues, conservation, commercialization, recreation and develop …

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Nutrition and Health Promotion

Featured Learning Area Health and Physical Education Additional Learning Areas Learning Capabilities Developed Personal, Social and Community Health COURSE DESCRIPTION This elective looks at the concepts of Health, Wellbeing and Human Development from a number of perspectives. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the function and food sources of major nutrients, evaluate the …

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Gym and Fitness Training

Featured Learning Area HPE Additional Learning Areas Science Learning Capabilities Developed Personal and Social COURSE DESCRIPTION Do you want to be fitter, stronger, healthier? You will be learning about muscles, healthy eating, energy systems, training principles and training techniques.  This subject blends theory with practical components and allows for the development of individual fitness and …

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