Hilltop Road Public School

Learn to Live

Telephone02 9635 7722


Personal development, health and physical education

Personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE) is mandatory from Kindergarten to Year 10.

According to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA), students are expected to participate in PDHPE for between 1.5 and 2.5 hours per week in Kindergarten to Year 6.

PDHPE provides students with opportunities to explore issues that are likely to impact on the health, safety and wellbeing of themselves and others – now and in the future. Students also participate in challenging and enjoyable physical activity, improving their capacity to move with skill and confidence.

Primary school sports

Our school partcipates actively in primary school sports association and school sports programs. Students in Years 3 to 6 are given the opportunity to try out representive team sports. These sports include:

  • cricket, softball and tee-ball in summer (Terms 1 and 4)
  • netball, Newcomb ball, soccer and rugby league in winter (Terms 2 and 3)