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WANT TO BEEF UP YOUR TEACHING?

Join our fully interactive virtual classroom sessions in terms 1 & 2 2021 to add richness and depth to your students’ HPE lessons.

Facilitated by a qualified teacher, your students will be able to put their questions to an Australian Paralympian or Olympian and celebrity Chef Matt Sinclair. Each session devotes 45 minutes to teaching primary students how to prepare a healthy and delicious kid-friendly recipe that they can try at home!

Our athlete heroes will discuss the important role nutrition plays in fuelling champion bodies while students pick up some tips and tricks from a professional Chef! Fully linked to Primary HPE Australian Curriculum outcomes, there’s no limit to the number of classes that can attend. Sign up today!

BOOK A VIRTUAL CLASS NOW

Term 2 Cooking Virtual Classroom Schedule

May 19th

11AM

2PM

May 20th

11AM

2PM

June 16th

11AM

2PM

June 17th

11AM

2PM

All Virtual Classroom times are AEST
Athletes to be announced soon!

SUPPORTING RESOURCES

Each participating class will have access to a suite of supporting resources so learning about Health and Nutrition can continue after the session. These include:

  • A ‘Create Your Own Recipe Book’ template
  • A digital recipe book featuring all of the healthy meals created during this VC series
  • An activity guide to promote further exploration of the themes and support HPE curriculum outcomes in the classroom

Curriculum links

Health and Physical Education Science
Foundation

Identify personal strengths (ACPPS001)

Identify people and demonstrate protective behaviours and other actions that help keep themselves safe and healthy (ACPPS003)

Identify actions that promote health, safety and wellbeing (ACPPS006)

Participate in games with and without equipment (ACPMP009)

Explore how regular physical activity keeps individuals healthy and well (ACPMP010

Living things have basic needs, including food and water (ACSSU002)

Year 1

Describe their own strengths and achievements and those of others, and identify how these contribute to personal identities (ACPPS015)

People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things (ACSHE022)

Year 2

Recognise situations and opportunities to promote health, safety and wellbeing (ACPPS018)

Examine health messages and how they relate to health decisions and behaviours (ACPPS02)

Create and participate in games with and without equipment (ACPMP027)

Discuss the body’s reactions to participating in physical activities (ACPMP028)

People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things (ACSHE035)

Year 3

Explore how success, challenge and failure strengthen identities (ACPPS033)

Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions (ACSHE051)

Year 4

Identify and practise strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing (ACPPS036)

Discuss and interpret health information and messages in the media and internet (ACPPS039)

Practise and apply movement concepts and strategies with and without equipment (ACPMP045)

Examine the benefits of physical activity to health and wellbeing (ACPMP046)

Living things depend on each other and the environment to survive (ACSSU073)

Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions (ACSHE062)

Year 5

Examine how identities are influenced by people and places (ACPPS051)

Scientific knowledge is used to solve problems and inform personal and community decisions (ACSHE083)

Year 6

Plan and practise strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing (ACPPS054)

Recognise how media and important people in the community influence personal attitudes, beliefs, decisions and behaviours (ACPPS057)

Investigate the role of preventive health in promoting and maintaining health, safety and wellbeing for individuals and their communities (ACPPS058)

Participate in physical activities designed to enhance fitness, and discuss the impact regular participation can have on health and wellbeing (ACPMP064)

Scientific knowledge is used to solve problems and inform personal and community decisions (ACSHE100)

ATHLETE PROFILES

Eliza Ault - Connell, AM

Eliza was an accomplished athlete from a young age. Following a diagnosis of meningococcal disease, Eliza lost both legs and a number of fingers. She began wheelchair racing in 1998 and competed in the 2004 Paralympics in Athens. After taking a career break to start a family in 2008, she made her return to the sport as part of the Australian team for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. 16 years after her last Paralympic outing, she’s ready to represent Australia again in 2021 at the Tokyo Games.

Scott Reardon, OAM

Scott was raised on his family's beef, lamb and grain property in New South Wales. At the age of 12, he lost his leg in a farming accident. Incredibly, Scott relearned to walk in just a week and a half. Having always been a runner, Scott focused on Para-athletics, where he soon excelled at the 100m T42 for above-knee amputees. After winning a silver medal at the London Paralympics in 2012 and a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Games, he is ready to take on Tokyo in 2021.

Lewis Holland

Lewis comes from a small country town in New South Wales where he started playing rugby at school. Today, Lewis balances his time between rugby union and managing his Angus cattle property in regional Queensland. He made his professional debut in 2011 before going on to playin the 2013 Rugby Sevens World Cup, which led him to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. With Tokyo approaching, he has turned his attention to training for the upcoming Games in 2021.

Emily Chalker

Emily’s love of hockey began at the age of five in her hometown of Crookwell, New South Wales. An active member of the local hockey community, Emily also spent time working on her in-laws’ cattle farm to help fund her hockey endeavors. At the age of nineteen, and as one of the youngest in the London Olympics quad, Emily made her Olympic debut in 2012. She went on to help Australia win gold at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and is now on track for Tokyo in 2021.