Glossary (Version 8.4)

Content, process or approach previously encountered in learning activities.

The initial care of the ill or injured, usually given by someone who is on the scene when a person becomes ill or injured.

Refers to food groups and recommendations for healthy eating across the lifespan as well as sustainable strategies for healthy eating and nutrition, food labelling, packaging and food advertising. It acknowledges personal, social, economic and cultural influences on food choices and eating habits.

The foundation movements or precursor patterns to more specialised, complex skills in games, sports, dance, gymnastics and physical recreation activities. They provide the foundation for human movement and competent and confident participation in a range of physical activities. The fundamental movement skills to be developed through Health and Physical Education include:

  • locomotor and non-locomotor skills – rolling, balancing, sliding, jogging, running, leaping, jumping, hopping, dodging, galloping, skipping, floating and moving the body through water to safety
  • object control skills – bouncing, throwing, catching, kicking, striking.