Unit 2

Health Benefits of Physical Activity

New South Wales Curriculum


  • Games and Sports
  • Interpersonal Relationships

Outcomes and Indicators

Knowledge and Understanding

ALS3.6 - Shows how to maintain and improve the quality of an active lifestyle

  • Devises strategies to achieve personal active lifestyle goals

GSS3.8 - Applies movement skills in games and sports that require communication, cooperation, decision making and observation of rules

  • Devises games or refines rules of games that required equipment

PSS3.5 - Suggests, considers and selects appropriate alternatives when resolving problems

  • Reflects on outcomes of chosen solution

IR3.11 - Describes the roles and responsibilities in developing and maintaining positive relationships

  • Analyses the effects of actions that enhance or disrupt relationships e.g. active listening
  • Models behaviour that reflects sensitivity to the need, rights and feelings of others
  • Describe the factors that can influence communication, e.g. listening, expression, body language


COS3.1 - Communicates confidently in a variety of situations

  • Communicates an idea through role play

MOS3.4 - Refines and applies movement skills creatively to a variety of challenging situations

  • Explains the rationale for strategies and rules

DMS3.2 - Makes informed decisions and accepts responsibility for consequences

  • Strives to achieve a relevant personal target, e.g. improves swimming distance

INS3.3 - Acts in ways that enhance the contribution of self and others in a range of cooperative situations

  • Demonstrated actions that support the rights and feelings of others e.g. Encouragement engages in community action

Values and Attitudes

V1 - Refers to a sense of their own worth and dignity

  • Expresses a realistic perception of their personal capabilities

V2 - Respects the right of others to hold different values and attitudes from their own

  • Values the need to work cooperatively
  • Appreciates the similarities and differences between themselves and others

V3 - Enjoys a sense of belonging

  • Appreciates the important contributions they can make to various groups

V4 - Increasingly accepts responsibility for personal and community health

  • Appreciates the need for shared responsibility and decision making

V5 - Willingly participates in regular physical activity

  • Recognises the value of lifelong commitment to regular physical activity

V6 - Commits to realising their full potentialAcknowledges effort in achieving results

  • Sets goals to improve aspects of performance