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Fit for Life! for Victoria Levels 9–10 Student Book

By | Copyright Year:2016 | ISBN-13: 9780170376211

Written for the Victorian Curriculum Levels 9 – 10 for Health and Physical Education, this student book is the perfect resource for your students. The 10 chapters mirror the 10 focus areas, ensuring the curriculum points are explicitly covered. With a well-known Victoria team of experienced classroom teachers, you can be confident in this series.

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1 Drugs and alcohol
2 Food and nutrition
3 Health benefits of physical activity
4 Mental health and wellbeing
5 Relationships and sexuality
6 Safety
7 Outdoor and adventure activities
8 Games and sports
9 Lifelong physical activities
10 Dance


Robert Malpeli teaches at The Knox School, Victoria. He has been a leading light in senior physical education for over 25 years and his texts and resources are used in Victoria, Western Australia and New Zealand.

Amanda Telford is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at RMIT University. Previously a Deputy Head of School (Learning & Teaching) and Associate Dean (Education), Amanda has more than a decade of experience as a Program Director of the Health and Physical Education degrees at both RMIT University and Federation University. She has also had experience as a company director of an organisation consisting of a network of more than 4500 health and physical educators. Amanda has exceptionally strong links with industry across the education, sport and health communities and sectors. She has been an advisor for state and federal governments within health and physical education and a State examiner. Amanda has won numerous teaching awards in addition to being co-author on multiple national award winning educational textbooks. She has a strong background in learning and teaching and is known for her vision to provide leadership to the teaching profession for both pre- and in-service teachers in Australia. Her research focus examines the influence of family, teachers, pedagogies and school environments on youth physical activity behaviour and wellbeing. 

Rachael Whittle has been a physical education teacher for many years. She is involved with the VCAA in assessment and curriculum development.

Lee Anton-Hem has over 20 years' experience as a physical education specialist. She currently lectures at RMIT University, Victoria and teaches part-time in schools.

Claire Stonehouse lectures at Deakin University in Health Education, Student Wellbeing and Sexuality Education in both primary and secondary pre-service education. Claire has worked in many sectors of the community, and has experience writing curricula and educating young people. Her areas of interest include: sexuality education; the educational impact that parents have on their children; and opening up conversations about mental health.

Jonathan Fender has been a physical education teacher for over 20 years in the UK and Australia. He has mainly taught health and physical education from Years 7–12 and more recently Years P–5.

Kim Vandervelde is currently Head of Department at Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College in North Sydney. Kim was part of an international team who wrote the HPE guide for all MYP International Baccalaureate schools globally.

Sam Watkins has taught physical, health and outdoor education, in both Melbourne and Perth. He currently teaches at Peter Moyes Anglican Community School, Western Australia.

Emmé Wild has been involved in curriculum planning and writing for the School Curriculum and Standards Authority in Western Australia. Emmé is currently Head of Sport at St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls, Western Australia.


Exactly matches the Victorian Curriculum Levels 7 – 10 for Health and Physical Education

The 10 chapters mirror the 10 focus areas for Levels 7 – 10 and the content descriptions and elaborations are explicitly covered

A clear and engaging text that is easy to read

Skills are developed through fun activities

Questions and activities are graded from simple to extension levels

Extra activities can be found on the NelsonNet student website.


By | ISBN-13: 9780170376235
This is the teacher book for Fit for Life! for Victoria Levels 9 – 10. It has a specific Victorian focus and is full of digital and practical ideas for lessons, with detailed curriculum grids at the beginning of each chapter. Extra activities are also available on the NelsonNet student website.
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