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Adjusted Study Design for 2020 only

Teachers should note that they should only access the 2020 Adjusted Study Design. Deletions are in red coloured text and strike through while changes are in blue coloured text and highlighted. It is imperative that the revised 2020 Adjusted Study Design is used for the remainder of 2020.

Examinations will be based on the key knowledge and skills contained in the 2020 Adjusted Study Design. The 2020 Adjusted Study Design includes adjustments to the key knowledge and skills and the scope of the assessment. Teachers can be assured that students will only be externally assessed on the content in the 2020 Adjusted Study Design.

Adjusted Study Design for 2020 only
VCE Physical Education Study Design

Details on the adjustments to the areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Physical Education Units 1-4 for 2020 only.

Support material

Frequently asked questions for 2020 Adjusted Study Design
Frequently asked questions raised during the VCE adjusted study design webinar for VCE Physical Education.

Supplementary advice for teachers when implementing practical assessments.

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
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.

Units 1 and 2

Frequently as​ked questions - Units 1 and 2: 2017–2023​ (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: 2017–2023

Sample practical experiences

Unit 2 Reflective folio - sample template

Unit 2 video resources

Units 3 and 4

Frequently asked questions - Units 3 and 4: 2018–2023 (June 2018)
Frequently asked questions raised during implementation briefings conducted in 2016.​

High intensity interval training (HIIT)
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 (2018–2023).

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 2018–2023.

Sample teaching schedule - Units 3 and 4: 2018–2023

Resources
A list of suitable resources for Physical Education.

Study Design - Accreditation period 2017–2023

The accreditation period has been extended and expires 31 December 2023. Do not use in 2020 refer to the Adjusted Study Design for 2020 at the top of this webpage. 

VCE Physical Education Study Design 

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Physical Education Units 1-4: 2017-2023.

Curriculum Manager

Rachael Whittle
Curriculum Manager - Health and Physical Education
tel: + 61 3 9032 1721
email: Rachael.Whittle@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.