Available in 2017, 2018
Course code



10 units


2000 level

Course handbook


This elective course examines a range of individual practical pursuits that are incorporated in the Physical Education domain of the K-6 syllabus. Emphasis is given to promoting healthy lifestyles especially through recreational (non-competitive) practical activities.

Availability2017 Course Timetables


  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2018


  • Semester 2 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Skill and competency relating to a range of individual/recreational practical activities in a recreational camp setting;

2. An understanding of the legal and safety issues regarding primary-aged participation in specific practical activities;

3. Competent planning and organisational skills; and

4. Understanding of current issues in relation to primary school physical education and sport.


  • Major activities may comprise:
  • Athletics
  • Aquatics
  • Outdoor Education pursuits (e.g. camping, orienteering)
  • Gymnastics
  • Physical Fitness


To enrol in this course, students must meet the teacher education admission milestones, if commencing a teaching program from commencement of 2016.

Enrolment in this course is dependent on meeting the teacher education admission milestone of successful completion of - Three HSC band 5s (including one in English) or - 80 units of UoN courses or - Regulatory authority approved comparable pathways or - Commencement in the program pre 2016

Assumed knowledge

PUBH2030 (Callaghan / Port Macquarie students)

Assessment items

Practical Demonstration: Task 1 - Physical Fitness Circuit

Proposal / Plan: Task 2 - Lesson Plan

In Term Test: Examination

Contact hours

Callaghan and Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst

Field Study

Face to Face Off Campus 2 day(s) per Term Full Term

Any additional costs relating to an outdoor recreation camp will be at the student's expense. Attendance at the camp is a mandatory course component.

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 20 hour(s) per Term Full Term

This course may be offered in weekly or compressed delivery mode.