During the physical education program, students at Foundation level participated in games with and without equipment and learnt to cooperate with others when participating in physical activities. They were introduced to rules and identified actions that promote health, safety and wellbeing. Students practised fundamental movement skills and movement sequences using different parts of the body in different environments.
Students in Year 1/2 continued to identify rules and fair play when participating in physical activities. They focused on developing movement patterns and body control through various games and activities. Fundamental motor skills were introduced and consolidated; these included throwing, catching, kicking and running. Students participated in the house swimming carnival and house cross country event, and completed the athletics unit in preparation for the house athletics carnival.
Students in Year 3/4 practised and refined fundamental movement skills in different movement situations both indoors and outdoors. They focused on working cooperatively and applying rules fairly. Fundamental movement skills such as throwing, catching, kicking and running were consolidated, and new complex movements were introduced. Students were given the opportunity to represent their house in the annual swimming, cross country and athletics events.
During Physical Education lessons this semester the year 5/6 students have focussed on various physical activities and tasks required in various games including hockey, cross country, athletics, soccer, netball and AFL. The main objective was refining basic and complex motor skills and applying these skills in increasingly complex games and activities. The use of tactics and strategies were encouraged as well as team work and sportsmanship. Students were given the opportunity to represent their house in the annual swimming, cross country and athletics events.