CURRICULUM - Physical Education & Health

Students from Pre-Primary to Year 6 participate in 120 minutes of Physical Activity each week. This include activities such as daily fitness, Fundamental Movement Skills, Bluearth, Sport education in Physical Education Program (SEPEP) which is conducted by our specialist Physical Education Teacher or by the classroom teacher. Sport activities and swimming lessons are a regular part of a child's balanced educational program and all of our students are expected to participate.

Our Physical Education Program.

Pre Primary to Year 3 Physical Education focuses on developing fundamental movement skills. These skills include:

  • Body Management Skills including balance, stopping, landing, turning, stretching and dodging.
  • Locomotion Skills such as walking, running and leaping.
  • Object control skills such as throwing, catching, bouncing, striking and rolling.

 

Year 4 to Year 6 Physical Education focuses on utilising skills learnt in the early years in modified game situations.

Other Physical Education activities include:

  • Whole school Faction carnival held during Term 4.
  • Inter School Athletic Carnivals held during Term 4.
  • Winter Carnival for our Senior student held during Term 2.
  • Cross Country held during Term 2.
  • Swimming lessons.

 

Factions

On enrolment, students are placed in one of four faction groups. Siblings are allocated to the same faction. Our factions are Red, Green, Gold and Blue.

Bluearth

Is a school program that supports student's learning and development through delivering evidence-based programs by training teaching staff members. Bluearth used physical activity to develop students social and emotional wellbeing as well as their physical health.

Bluearth's activities have been specifically designed to enhance left/right brain development which helps to develop numeracy and literacy competency in the classroom. The program helps build school capacity to improve behavioural management and develop positive lifelong habits of posture, function, self-efficacy and self-awareness.