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Physical and Health Education

Physical

Learning Outcomes

KeyStage
/Components
By the end of Primary 2 By the end of Primary 4 By the end of Primary 6
Fundamental Movements
Perform a variety of:
  • Locomotor and non-locomotor skills in a coordinated manner incorporating movement concepts.
  • Fundamental movements using correct techniques.
Refine, extend and increase the complexity of locomotor, non-locomotor and manipulative skills. -
Games Perform a variety of fundamental movements using correct techniques. Demonstrate skills acquired in various modified games. Demonstrate an understanding of concepts and skills acquired in modified games.
Dance
  • Identify and use movement elements to perform a dance or dance sequence.
  • Move through space in a rhythmic manner.
Perform two folk dances of various levels of difficulty to music from two different cultures.
  • Perform the CEIMO-CEIMO dance and two other dances to music.
  • Choreograph a simple dance sequence in collaboration with others.
Educational Gymnastics Perform a simple individual sequence incorporating movement concepts and various forms of locomotion. Perform an extended individual sequence with good form, and to rhythm, incorporating various gymnastic actions. Refine and perform an extended sequence to rhythm, individually and/or with a partner, incorporating gymnastic actions and various forms of locomotion on small and large apparatus.
Health & Fitness Management
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the benefits of physical well-being.
  • Select appropriate physical activities and perform them safely in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Demonstrate an understandingof the F.I.T.T (Frequency, Intensity, Time and Type) principle and the principles to achieve health and fitness benefits.
Athletics Acquire the knowledge and skills to perform fundamental athletic movements of throwing, jumping and running.
Swimming
  • Swim one recognised stroke.
  • Demonstrate confidence in water without buoyancy aids.
  • Understand pool and water safety.

Department Programmes

Swimming Programme
The school believes that learning to swim is an important part of every child’s education and is essential for a child’s well-being. Swimming is a great activity for recreation that can be enjoyed by all ages.

To ensure maximum participation in the swimming programme, the school has scheduled swimming to be taught at the Primary Two level during curriculum time. Our objective is to help each and every child learn the basic swimming and water safety skills that will serve them throughout their lifetime.

The swimming lessons take place once a week for an hour. The pupils are grouped and instructed according to their level of proficiency so that all of them benefit from the programme.

Outdoor Education
Adventure Camp:
The school organises an annual residential camp for Primary 4 pupils at the various MOE adventure centres. During the camp, pupils will be taught basic camp craft. They will participate in activities such as rock-climbing, challenge rope courses and kayaking. The objectives of the camp are :

a) To allow pupils to develop the qualities of teamwork and cooperation by interacting and working with their peers;

b) To experience adventure learning through challenging outdoor activities where they will build self-confidence and develop their character.