Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Year 8 Physical Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960441

Year 8 Physical Education is planned around the four curriculum strands: Personal Health and Physical Development, Movement Concepts and Motor Skills, Relationships with Other People and Healthy Communities and Environment. These strands are teamed up with the important themes of Self Management, Active Participation and Leadership. 

The Year 8 program has been specially designed to give learners a wide range of opportunities and experiences. Teaching and learning will take part within the college and out in our beautiful local environment. 

Units include:  

  • Adventure Based Learning 
  • Skill development  
  • Sports Education  
  • Design a game  
  • Beach Safety & Aquatics 
  • Outdoor Education

Learning Areas:

PE, Health and Outdoor Education

Career Pathways

Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Actor, Personal Trainer/Exercise Professional, Air Force Aviator, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Loader, Zookeeper, Police Officer, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Building and Construction Labourer, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Flooring Installer, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Diver, Concrete Worker, Stonemason

Course Costs and Equipment

$5 + PE Uniform


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.