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Physical Education

Physical Education

Students from Pre Primary to Year 6 participate in one hour of Physical Education each week, conducted by our specialist Physical Education Teacher. Year 1 and 2 participate in a one hour sports program each week and the Year 3 to 6 students are also involved in a senior sport program for one hour each week.

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 2 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, leaping, jumping, hopping and skipping.
  • Object control skills such as throwing, catching, bouncing, striking, rolling and kicking.
  • Introduction to game play Year 3 to Year 6 Physical Education focuses on utilising skills learnt in the early years in modified game situations.

On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Year 1-6 take part in organised morning fitness activities that include sustained running, aerobics, tag games, relays and obstacle courses.

Other Physical Education activities include:

  •  Inter School and Inter Faction Swimming Carnivals held during Term 1.
  •  Inter School and Inter Faction Cross Country runs held during Term 2.
  •  Inter School and Inter Faction Athletic Carnivals held during Term 3 and 4
  •  Inter School Team Sports held throughout the year in a variety of sports.
  •  Interm Swimming is organised annually and caters for children in Years 1-6.

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