Physical Education - Term Two
During this term Foundation classes will be focussing on Fundamental Motor Skills of kicking, jumping, skipping, catching and throwing. They will be learning to use these skills in drills as well as small and minor games.
The Year One and Year Two students will be focussing on Fundamental Motor and Movement Skills of catching, throwing, bouncing, as well as controlling and striking a ball. Fundamental Motor and Movement Skills are an important part of the Physical Education program as they expose students to different skills that can be utilised in a range of sporting activities. The students will also have an AFL Clinic with AFL Victoria on 24th April and have the opportunity to have eight days of swimming lessons from 29th April to 8th May.
Year Three and Four students will be focussing on the sports of Sofcrosse and Badminton. They are both sports that build students hand-eye coordination. Students will have the opportunity to develop skills in these sports as individuals, in pairs and in small groups. Students will also have the opportunity towards the end of term to trial for the Hoop Time Basketball Teams who will compete in Term 3.
The Year Five and Six students will again be involved in the Interschool Sports Program, this time playing winter sport which starts on the 3rd May. A group of Year 5 students will play in the State Lawn Bowls Tournament on 1st May. While in the Physical Education classroom, students with be working on their skills in the invasion games of Basketball and Handball. Both sports will require students to throw (pass) and catch while utilising their teamwork skills and building an understanding of positional play in both attack and defence. In other sports, we will have a ‘Hockey 7s’ team complete in a district tournament on the 11th June and later in the term, students will have the opportunity to trial for the Hoop Time Basketball Teams, who will compete in Term 3.
For all qualified students, District Cross County will be held on the 13th May, Divisional Cross Country on the 29th May and the Western Metropolitan Regional Cross Country on the 20th June.
Ms Sarah Nobbs & Mr Jack Rhodes
Physical Education Teachers