Physical Education - Term One
During this term Foundation to Year Two classes will be focussing on Fundamental Motor Skills and preparation for the Tabloid Sports Day. The Fundamental Motor Skills the Foundation students will focus on is catching and throwing. The Year One and Year Two students will be focussing on the Fundamental Motor Skill of kicking. Fundamental Motor Skills is an important part of the Physical Education program as it exposes students to different skills that can be utilised in a range of sporting activities. The Foundation to Year Two students will also have the opportunity to participate in a Tabloid Sports Day on Thursday 28th March.
Year Three to Six students will be focussing on Athletics including, track events and Discus. The Discus competition will be competed at school during Term 1 prior to the Athletics Day. Athletics Days have been scheduled for Monday 25th March for the Year 3 & 4 students and Wednesday 27th March for Year 5 & 6 students.
Twenty of the Year Six students will be elected as House Captain Representatives for the year. During Term One, they will have the responsibility of leading their teams in the Interschool Sport competition. Ms. Sarah Nobbs will also be meeting with the House Captains each fortnight for an hour to discuss how to run activities and help to organise the Tabloid Sports and Athletics Carnivals.
Early this term, a group of WNPS students will represent the school at the District Swimming carnival. If students are successful at the District level, they will swim at the Divisional carnival. The date for the District Swimming is Tuesday 5th March. Good luck to all students competing.
We will be conducting the School’s Cross Country trials on Thursday 21st March, in preparation for the District Cross Country event in Term 2 (Monday 13th May). More information will be shared with regards to times and venue.
Ms. Sarah Nobbs & Mr. Jack Rhodes
Ms Sarah Nobbs & Mr Jack Rohodes
Physical Education Teachers