The syllabus aims to develop each
students knowledge and
understanding, skills and values
and attitudes needed to lead a
healthy, active and fulfilling life.
This syllabus also helps students
adopt the role of a responsible and
productive individual in society.
The syllabus covers skills, strands
and subject matter to facilitate
Social, Cognitive and
Emotional growth and
Living and learning in a
and Coordinated Actions
of the Body.
Development of Skills
that Enable Action for
better Health and
Making Healthy Lifestyle Choices and
Living an Active Lifestyle
Understanding the importance of a
balanced lifestyle incorporating
regular physical activity for fitness
Improved quality of life.
Learning to work in teams by
playing fair and including everyone.
Making healthy food choices.
Development and Maintenance of Positive
Encourages understanding, valuing and
respect of self and others.
Raises concern for the welfare, rights and
dignity of all people.
Develops understanding of social
Develops awareness into
disadvantages/challenges diverse groups
of people have and actions for their
Informed Decision Making leading to Effective and
Factors that influence personal health choices.
Making appropriate decisions.
Commitment to adopting comprehensive community
Development of strategies to guide behaviour in varying
Increases knowledge of options available to them and
predict likely consequences.