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 3.

Prep

In Prep, the students will further develop their basic motor skills and learn some more complex skills during individual and group activities. They will learn skills involved with hitting and striking a variety of balls in different situations. Students will also further develop a positive attitude towards exercise, healthy eating and a healthy heart with their involvement in the ‘Jump Rope for Heart’ program.

Year One

In Year One, students will be participating in a diverse range of games and activities using a variety of balls and equipment. They will continue to develop their locomotor skills and hand eye coordination. Students will also further develop a positive attitude towards exercise, healthy eating and a healthy heart with their involvement in the ‘Jump Rope for Heart’ program.

Year Two

In Year Two, students will be participating in activities that will help to increase their overall ability to change speed and direction in an assortment of situations. Students will also further develop a positive attitude towards exercise, healthy eating and a healthy heart with their involvement in the ‘Jump Rope for Heart’ program.

Year 3/4

In Year 3/4, students will learn to perform confidently and efficiently in a range of movement environments. They will maintain regular participation in moderate to vigorous physical activity through their involvement in units focusing predominantly on foot skills. Students will also further develop a positive attitude towards exercise, healthy eating and a healthy heart with their involvement in the ‘Jump Rope for Heart’ program.

Year 5/6

In Year 5/6, students will learn to modify physical activities and games in order to adapt to all environments. They will be exploring movement concepts and strategies to create scoring opportunities through participation in a unit on lacrosse. Students will also further develop a positive attitude towards exercise, healthy eating and a healthy heart with their involvement in the ‘Jump Rope for Heart’ program.