Physical Education


Term 1 2021

Prep

Students will be:

  • Focusing on learning the basic procedures associated with P.E as a class.
  • Participate in many classic played based games such as fruit salad, variations of tagging games, clean the yard, etc.
  • Learn to keep themselves safe in different situations and activities.
  • Students will develop their spatial awareness, boundary identification, skills related to safe use of sports equipment and understanding of simple instructions that are specific to the games being played.
Year 1

Students will be:

  • Completing a very modified unit of gymnastics.
  • Develop their core strength and balance, both of which are very important fitness components that create the base of all sports.
  • Participating in many team oriented modified games such as soccer, handball, problem solving activities, etc. To further develop and work on the spatial awareness and safety practices developed in grade prep.
Year 2

Students will be:

  • Completing a very modified unit of gymnastics.
  • Develop their core strength and balance, both of which are very important fitness components that create the base of all sports.
  • Participating in many team oriented modified games such as soccer, handball, problem solving activities, etc. To further develop and work on the spatial awareness and safety practices developed in grade prep and grade 1.
Year 3

Students will be:

  • Focusing on further developing their fundamental movement skills.
  • They will play a range of games that involve different types of travels such as; walking, jogging, running, side stepping, skipping, galloping, bear walking, etc.
  • Students will begin to understand the application for each movement and when is the best situation to perform each specific move.
  • Working towards creating their own gymnastics routine.
  • Learning a new group of related simple gymnastics movements each week and will eventually put these skills together to coordinate their own routine and then perform it in front of their class.
Year 4

Students will be:

  • Focusing on further developing their fundamental movement skills.
  • They will play a range of games that involve different types of travels such as; walking, jogging, running, side stepping, skipping, galloping, bear walking, etc.
  • Students will begin to understand the application for each movement and when is the best situation to perform each specific move.
  • Working towards creating their own gymnastics routine.
  • Learning a new group of related simple gymnastics movements each week and will eventually put these skills together to coordinate their own routine and then perform it in front of their class.
Year 5

Students will be:

  • participating in a unit of striking and fielding sports (Cricket) as there is a Kanga 8’s gala day occurring during the middle of the term.
  • This unit will be accompanied by warm-ups designed to help students develop the ability to pace themselves when running, as the interschool cross country competition is being held shortly after the kanga cricket day.
  • Towards the back end of the term students will participate in a unit of modified European handball designed to improve balance, strength, passing practices, control and manipulation of a ball and further development of collision avoidance.
  • Training for the winter sports program that will begin in term 2. Students can pick from the following 4 sports; Football, Soccer, Netball, Tee ball and Multi Games. Once everyone has selected the sport they wish to play and teams have been allocated, we will commence training every Friday morning. Grade 6’s will have priority pick as it is their last year of primary school and positions are limited.
Year 6 

Students will be:

  • participating in a unit of striking and fielding sports (Cricket) as there is a Kanga 8’s gala day occurring during the middle of the term.
  • This unit will be accompanied by warm-ups designed to help students develop the ability to pace themselves when running, as the interschool cross country competition is being held shortly after the kanga cricket day.
  • Towards the back end of the term students will participate in a unit of modified European handball designed to improve balance, strength, passing practices, control and manipulation of a ball and further development of collision avoidance.
  • Training for the winter sports program that will begin in term 2. Students can pick from the following 4 sports; Football, Soccer, Netball, Tee ball and Multi Games. Once everyone has selected the sport they wish to play and teams have been allocated, we will commence training every Friday morning. Grade 6’s will have priority pick as it is their last year of primary school and positions are limited.