Physical Education for Queensland
Units 1-4 Second Edition
Publishing in 2018–19 for the new QCAA syllabus
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We’ve got you covered for the new Physical Education Syllabus

Senior Physical Education in Queensland is changing to support the introduction of new assessment and tertiary entrance systems. The new syllabus is designed to help develop the 21st-century skills and knowledge students need for success in their future work and life.

Changes to Queensland Senior Physical Education affect all aspects of teaching and learning – new teaching content, new course structure and a new approach to assessment.

In an updated two-volume edition, Physical Education for Queensland provides depth and complete coverage of the new syllabus in a format that encourages all students to succeed.

Key features of the Student books

Our Senior Physical Education resources are designed to reduce the stress of syllabus implementation, save you time when lesson planning, and ensure the best learning outcomes for your students.

Each Student book:

provides a clear learning pathway mapped directly to the syllabus to ensure complete coverage

offers targeted support and resources for assessment (including exam preparation and practice)

presents key subject matter using clear, concise language supported by engaging visual elements

scaffolds student learning and aids navigation by sequencing key subject matter in 2–8 page sections

supports differentiation through a range of appropriately levelled questions and activities for each section

clearly models approaches to inquiry learning and critical thinking

Coming in 2018

Physical Education for Queensland

Units 1 & 2 (2nd edition)

Physical Education for Queensland Units 1 & 2 features in-depth content supported by a range of engaging media articles, case studies and practicals designed to bring Units 1 & 2 of the new QCAA Syllabus to life.

Unit 1 addresses motor learning, functional anatomy and biomechanics, while Unit 2 investigates sports psychology and equity. Physical activity is covered in both Units 1 and 2.

Physical Education for Queensland Units 1 & 2 also includes the ‘Physical Education Toolkit’, a stand-alone reference section that explains the structure of the new syllabus, supports the acquisition of key skills and provides practical tips for assessment success.

Physical Education for Queensland Units 1 & 2 2E
Student book + obook assess
Print student book with digital obook access for 2 years to enable revision in Year 12.
Physical Education for Queensland Units 1 & 2 2E
obook assess
Digital student obook access for 2 years to enable revision in Year 12.
Physical Education for Queensland Units 1 & 2 2E
Teacher obook assess
Digital teacher access
Institutional purchases
Please contact your Education Consultant if your school purchases resources on behalf of students and requires multi-year digital subscriptions. If your school has a different model, ask your Education Consultant about purchase options.
Chapter 1 Physical Education Toolkit
UNIT 1 MOTOR LEARNING, FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY, BIOMECHANICS AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Chapter 2 Motor learning
Chapter 3 Functional anatomy and biomechanics
UNIT 2 SPORT PSYCHOLOGY, EQUITY AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Chapter 4 Sport psychology
Chapter 5 Equity – barriers and enablers
Coming in 2019

Physical Education for Queensland

Units 3 & 4 (2nd edition)

Physical Education for Queensland Units 3 & 4 features concise, informative language and a suite of engaging source materials, providing everything you’ll need to equip your students with the skills necessary to build their folio and approach the new QCAA external examination with confidence.

Unit 3 addresses tactical awareness and ethics, while Unit 4 investigates energy, fitness and training. Physical activity is covered in both Units 3 and 4.

Physical Education for Queensland Units 3 & 4 also includes the ‘Physical Education Toolkit’, a stand-alone reference section that explains the structure of the new syllabus, supports the acquisition of key skills and provides practical tips for assessment success.

Physical Education for Queensland
Units 3 & 4 2E

Student book + obook assess
Print student book with digital access
Physical Education for Queensland
Units 3 & 4 2E

obook assess
Digital student access
(12 months access)
Physical Education for Queensland Units 3 & 4 2E
Teacher obook assess
Digital teacher access
Institutional purchases
Please contact your Education Consultant if your school purchases resources on behalf of students and requires multi-year digital subscriptions. If your school has a different model, ask your Education Consultant about purchase options.
Chapter 1 Physical Education Toolkit
UNIT 3 TACTICAL AWARENESS, ETHICS AND INTEGRITY AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Chapter 2 Tactical awareness
Chapter 3 Ethics and integrity
UNIT 4 ENERGY, FITNESS AND TRAINING AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Chapter 4 Energy and fitness
Chapter 5 Training
Chapter 6 Developing a student folio
Physical Education for Queensland 2E | Units 3 & 4
Title Physical Education for Queensland
Units 3 & 4 2E

Student book + obook assess
ISBN 9780190313241
Available Term 3 2019
Price $59.95

Meet our expert
author team

You can trust our expert Queensland authors and award-winning publishing team to support you with the tools and resources you need to implement the new Queensland Senior Physical Education syllabus.

Crystal Hede has been the Head of Health and Physical Education at The Glennie School, Toowoomba, for over 10 years. She has lead curriculum change and held the position of IT mentor, supporting the broader staff body in the implementation of technology to enhance teaching and learning. She has also been a district panellist for Senior Physical Education.

Kate Russell has taught Health and Physical Education in Queensland for 14 years and until recently was Head of Department at St Saviour’s College in Toowoomba where she taught since 2007. As a member of the Toowoomba District review panel, Kate has contributed to the development of the Physical Education syllabus over many years. Kate now specialises in the field of child behaviour, psychology and development, working to help parents and educators build positive relationships with the children in their care.

Ron Weatherby has been a Health and Physical Education teacher for over 30 years and has been Head of Department at Lockyer District State High since 1997. Ron has been involved with Senior Physical Education curriculum development at all levels since 1995, acting as a panellist, district review panel chair and state member over this time. Ron was also a member of the review panel for the new Senior PE Syllabus and is currently presenting at workshops and developing resources for its implementation in 2019.

Ben Williams is a Lecturer in Health and Physical Education in the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University. He is a member of the QCAA's State Review Panel for Physical Education and has been a member of many health and physical education industry advisory panels. He is also President of the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation's Queensland Branch (ACHPER QLD). Before completing his PhD and joining Griffith University, Ben was a Health and Physical Education teacher at The Gap State High School in Brisbane.

Physical Education for Queensland is supported by a range of engaging and relevant digital resources via obook assess.

Resources for students

Students receive:

  • a complete digital version of the Student book with note-taking and bookmarking functionality
  • free Oxford Concise Dictionary look-up feature
  • targeted instructional videos by some of Queensland’s most experienced Physical Education teachers, designed to help students prepare for assessment tasks and exams
  • a range of engaging worksheets for every chapter, designed to consolidate and extend understanding of key content from the syllabus
  • additional case studies and opportunities for extension
  • a range of interactive, auto-correcting, multiple-choice assess quiz questions.

Resources for teachers

In addition to the student resources, teachers receive:

  • detailed course planners, teaching programs and lesson plans
  • answers to all questions and assessment tasks in the Student book
  • chapter summary PowerPoint presentations and revision notes, ideal for individual or whole-class revision
  • printable (and editable) assessment tasks and tests with answers
  • printable (and editable) practice exam with answers.

What's new in the QCAA General Senior syllabus?

Our Teacher guides are here to help you understand the changes for your subject in 2019.

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