Physical Education

In 2017 our specialist Physical Education program is taught by Patrick Gallivan.

Physical Education Curriculum

Below is an outline of the Physical Education curriculum for Term 1.

Prep

In Prep, students will have the opportunity to learn about their strengths and also simple actions they can take to keep themselves and their classmates healthy and safe. They will they develop an understanding of how to participate in physical activity in a range of different settings. The Prep students will also participate in clinics run by Williamstown Football Club.

Year One

The Year One students will learn to make decisions that enhance their health, safety and participation in physical activity. They will learn through movement and it will support them in broadening the range and complexity of fundamental movement skills they are able to perform. Students will learn to apply these new skills in sport and minor games situations. The Year One students will also participate in clinics run by Williamstown Football Club.

Year Two

Through active participation, the Year Two students will investigate the body’s response to different types of physical activities. In addition, they will develop personal and social skills such as cooperation, decision-making, problem solving and persistence through movement settings. They will learn how to select, transfer and apply simple movement skills and sequences individually, in groups and in teams. The Year Two students will also participate in clinics run by Williamstown Football Club.

Year 3/4

In 3/4, students will build on previous learning in movement and develop greater proficiency across a range of fundamental movement skills. They will develop a range of personal and social skills through movement, such as leadership, communication, collaboration, problem-solving, persistence and decision making. The Year 3/4 students will also finish off their football unit by participating in clinics run by Williamstown Football Club.

Year 5/6

Year 5/6 students will develop the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to create opportunities and take action that enhances their own and others’ health, wellbeing, safety and participation in physical activity. They will also apply their understanding of movement strategies and concepts when composing and creating movement sequences and participating in games and sport. They will also finish off their football unit by participating in clinics run by Williamstown Football Club.