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​Health and Physical Education


Prep and Year 1 - Mrs Anika Campbell

In term one, prep and year one students are concentrating on two areas. In health, we are learning about being safe. We are investigating different ways to ensure we stay safe around roads, when riding our bikes and when we go out in the sun.

In physical education, we are developing our ball skills. We will be learning how to bounce by ourselves, bounce to a partner and also how to throw and catch.

We have had a great start to the year, with all of the preps quickly learning Mrs's Campbell's rules and routines. The year ones have remembered from last year and have hit the ground running!

Year 2 to Year 6 - Mrs Katrina Hazledine

HPE covers two areas that being Health and Physical Education, in 2017 students will be covering the following topics:
Year 3: Health- Good Friends and Benefits of being Active
             PE- Swimming, Athletics, Touch Football/Netball, Volleyball
Year 4: Health- Food and nutrition and Daniel Morcombe safety unit
             PE- Swimming, Athletics, Touch Football/Netball, Tee-Ball
Year 5: Health- Emotional interactions and Sport in other cultures
             PE- Swimming, Athletics, Tennis, Skipping
Year 6: Health- Who influences me?  and Puberty
             PE- Swimming, Athletics, Tennis, European Handball
Inter-house carnivals are held in swimming and cross country in Term 1, athletics Term 2 and Ball Games Term 3.
During the year students also have many opportunities to trial in their chosen sports to try and make it into representative Central Highlands and Capricornia teams.
We also take netball and rugby league teams away to a competition for state schools called the regional shield which is held in Rockhampton in Term 3.