Physical Education at Lilydale High School

Years 7 and 8

Students participate in 4 periods of Physical Education per week each year which includes Health Education.  They have 3 periods of practical and 1 period of theory.

Year 9

Students are required to do Core Physical Education (2 periods per week) which includes Health Education. Additionally, students must participate in at least 2 electives of Physical Education (each 2 periods per week) for the year..  An extra elective maybe chosen if desired. Electives include:

  • Physical Education for Girls
  • Physical education for Boys
  • Court and Field Sports
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Aerobics
  • Racquet Sports
  • Tennis
  • Duke of Edinburgh Program

Year 10

Students can select Physical Education courses as electives.  Year 10 Physical Education subjects include:

  • Fitness for me
  • My Body Systems
  • Sports Science
  • Sports Coaching

Fitness for me and My Body Systems can select those subjects as either boys or girls or as a mixed class.

At Year 10, students can apply for the Excellence in Sports program (EIS). These programs are select entry in which students will be required to undergo a selection process to gain entry. The EIS programs runs for:

  • Australian Rules Football
  • Basketball
  • Netball


Each study is made up of four units, students can choose from:

  • Physical Education
  • Health and Human Development (can be chosen as a student’s Year 10 VCE subject)
  • Outdoor and Environmental Studies (can be chosen as a student’s Year 10 VCE subject)