This term the grade 1/2’s have been involved in a unit on catching. Four of the Essendon Football Club players informed the students on the importance of keeping your eyes on the ball when marking or catching a ball.
The grade 1/2 students viewing a short clip about water safety prior to our annual swimming carnival and building their teamwork skills in a game of Rob the Nest.
This term the grade 1/2 students are focusing on completing an athletics unit in preparation for the annual Athletics Carnival on May 31st. The students were introduced to the unit by a coach from Little Athletics Victoria who taught them the basic skills of running, jumping and throwing.
Throughout this term the students in year 1/2 have been learning about target games. The students have been learning about trial and error, accuracy and what it means to be successful. Students were involved in rotational activities to test a variety of challenges and then had the opportunity to work with a class member and construct their own game using a selected range of PE equipment.