Unit 7

Games and Sport

South Australia


  • Physical activity and participation
  • Personal and Social Development

Key Idea 1

Students individually, in groups or teams enhance their self-awareness through developing, refining and expanding their movement abilities and strategies within an appropriate context of physical activities. (Id In KC4)

Standard and Evidence

3.1 Demonstrates a range of specialised individual and team movement skills that enhance their sense of personal and group identity. (Id In KC2 KC4)

  • Demonstrates correctly the skills of a wide range of movement activities (Id KC2)
  • Applies specific skills in games / performances / modified sport
  • Works collaboratively to be an effective member of teamsand/or groups (Id KC4)
  • Displays responsibility in acting safely whether as a member of a team, umpiring or in a coaching role. (Id KC4)

Key Idea 2

Students gain an understanding of the importance of regular and planned participation in vigorous physical activity to their on and other’s long-term health, at school and in community contexts. (F Id T KC3)

Standard and Evidence

3.2 Develops, through participation in health related fitness activities, an understanding of those activities’ appropriateness and effectiveness. (Id).

  • Generates alternate practices and venues designed to facilitate access for all possible participants. (In KC6)
  • Appraises social, cultural, gender and historical factors which may influence participation in physical activities. (T KC1)

Key Idea 3

Students enhance their understandings of relationships and group dynamics through developing knowledge and skills in collaborating with others and working in teams. (Id In C KC4)

Standard and Evidence

3.5 Assumes different roles when working as part of a cooperative group or team to achieve a shared goal and understands the effects of relationships. (Id In KC4)

  • Demonstrates that they can work cooperatively in groups or in teams in the classroom and other settings (e.g. outdoor education). (IN KC4)
  • Identifies and applies important group and team skills (e.g. being aware of others, listening, communicating, contributing ideas, keeping on task, avoiding treating others in a negative manner). (In C KC4)

Key Idea 4

Students increasingly understand, analyse and communicate the influence of factors such as culture, location, gender, ability, emergent technologies and family on their identity. (Id In C KC1 KC2 KC7)

Standard and Evidence

3.3 Explains how different ways of describing people influences the way people value and treat themselves and others. (Id In T KC2)

  • Appraises stereotyping and gives examples beyond stereotyping. (In T KC1)