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Physical Education

Accreditation period Units 1 and 2: 2017–2024; Units 3 and 4: 2018–2024

The accreditation period for Units 1 and 2 for Physical Education has been extended and expires 31 December 2024.
The accreditation period for Units 3 and 4 for Physical Education has been extended and expires 31 December 2024.

Study Design

VCE Physical Education Study Design

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Physical Education Units 1 and 2: 2017-2024; Units 3 and 4: 2018-2024.

School-based assessment

VCE Physical Education School-based Assessment report.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Physical Education examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Support material

Advice for teachers (updated February 2022)
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.

Glossary of command terms
This glossary provides a list of terms commonly used across the Victorian Curriculum F–10, VCE study designs and VCE examinations and to help students better understand the requirements of command terms in the context of their discipline.

Units 1 and 2

Frequently as​ked questions - Units 1 and 2: 2017–2024​ (updated February 2020)
Frequently asked questions raised during implementation briefings conducted in 2016.

Unit 2 - Sample critical inquiry approach timeline 2020

Sample teaching schedule - Units 1 and 2: 2017–2024

Sample practical experiences

Unit 2 Reflective folio - sample template

Unit 2 video resources

Units 3 and 4

Frequently asked questions - Units 3 and 4: 2018–2024 (updated February 2022)
Frequently asked questions raised during implementation briefings conducted in 2016.​

Biomechanics support material (February 2022)
This supplementary material has been developed to guide teachers in their approach to biomechanical principles as part of VCE Physical Education (2018–2024).

Clarification of content: Lactate Inflection Point
This supplementary material has been developed to guide teachers as to the approach to Lactate Inflection Point (LIP) as part of VCE Physical Education (2018–2024).

High intensity interval training (HIIT) (updated February 2022)
This supplementary material has been developed to guide teachers in the approach taken to high intensity interval training (HIIT) as part of VCE Physical Education (2018–2024).

Sample teaching schedule - Units 3 and 4: 2018–2024

Unit 3 School-Based Assessment presentation
A copy of the presentation slides from the 2022 live webinar to provide support to VCE Physical Education teachers in developing and delivering Unit 3 School-assessed Coursework (SAC) tasks.

Resources
A list of suitable resources for Physical Education.

Curriculum Manager

Chris Clark
Curriculum Manager - Health and Physical Education
tel: + 61 3 9059 5315
email: Christopher.Clark2@education.vic.gov.au

Curriculum Managers lead, manage and support the production, review and development of senior secondary curriculum and assessment materials. They also provide policy advice and implementation support for Foundation to Year 12 curriculum and assessment.