PDHPE promotes healthy lifestyles which results in improved quality of
life, less sickness and disability and happier personal, family and social
PDHPE teaches students to be concerned about the health of all members
of society now and in the future.
•Encourages an understanding and valuing of self and others.
•Promotes physical activity.
•Emphasises informed decision making leading to effective and
References:Board of Studies, NSW. (c2007). Personal Development, Health and Physical
Education K-6 Syllabus. Sydney: Board of Studies