Syllabus for Physical Education

 

Physical Education (PE) plays an important role in the physical growth and development of students. Through PE, students acquire the knowledge, skills, right attitudes and values towards the pursuit of a lifelong physically active and healthy lifestyle. It also provides an avenue for students to express themselves through movement and physical activity.

Physical Education Standards

Standard 1: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.

Standard 2: Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.

Standard 3: Participates regularly in physical activity.

Standard 4: Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.

Standard 5: Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.

Standard 6: Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction

Primary LevelBroad areas that should be covered
Lower- Kindergarten to Grade 2
• Focuses on Fundamentals
Fundamental Movements
Educational Gymnastics
Dance
Games (Territorial, Net/Wall, Striking & Fielding)
Health & fitness management
Athletics
Swimming
Upper- Grade 3 to 5
• Focuses on Further Development and Refinement
Secondary LevelBroad areas that should be covered
Grades 6-8
• The programme focuses on extension of psychomotor and games skills
and the development of games concepts in specific sports and games.

• provides opportunities for mastery and refinement of skills in physical
activities
Educational gymnastics
Dance
Games (Territorial, Net/Wall, Striking & Fielding)
Health & fitness management
Track & field
Swimming
Pre-University LevelBroad areas that should be covered
Grades 9-12
• The PE programme focuses on the refinement and mastery
of sports and games skills required for lifelong pursuits. Some
specialization may take place at this level. The programme
also equips students with the knowledge and skills to design
and manage a health-enhancing fitness programme
as well as expressiveness, developing a competitive spirit and
opportunities for leadership training.
Dance
Games (Territorial, Net/Wall, Striking & Fielding)
Health & fitness management
Swimming