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Physical and Health Education

Aims

 

Through Physical Education, pupils acquire the knowledge, skills, right attitudes and values towards the pursuit of a lifelong physically active and healthy lifestyle. Pupils also learn to express themselves through movement and physical activity.

 

Through the knowledge and skills learnt in Health Education, pupils are empowered to take care of their health and the health of others and the environment. Pupils learn to practise good health habits and exercise socially responsible behaviour.

 

The Primary One to Three Curriculum Experience

 

Physical Education Lessons

 

Level

Term I

Term II

Term III

Term IV

P1

Fundamental Movement:

Locomotor Skills

Manipulative Skills

Fundamental Movement:

Gymnastics Skills

Manipulative Skills

 

Fundamental Movement:

Gymnastics Skills

Outdoor Education

Fundamental Movement:

Manipulative Skills

Dance

P2

Fundamental Movement:

Locomotor Skills

Manipulative Skills

Fundamental Movement:

Manipulative Skills

Fundamental Movement:

Gymnastics Skills

Outdoor Education

Fundamental Movement:

Manipulative Skills

Dance

P3

Swimsafer programme

Athletics

Games and Sports

Games and Sports

Outdoor Education

Games and Sports

Gymnastics

Games and Sports

Dance

P4    Athletics 
Games and Sports
Games and Sports
Outdoor Education
Games and Sports
Dance
Games and Sports
Gymnastics
P5    Athletics
Outdoor Education
Games and SportsGames and Sports
Dance
Games and Sports
Gymnastics

 

Warming up in the parade square

Stretching in the parade square

Galloping in the deck

 

 

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PE lesson (Floorball) in action       Volleyball in the Indoor Sports Hall
 in 
the parade square




Fundamental movement in games

Learning to play safely in the playground

Galloping and skipping on the turf

 

 

 

 

 

    

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 Swimsafer Programme for Primary 3 pupils

 

 

  

Health Education Lessons

 

Level

Term I

Term II

Term III

Term IV

P1

General Safety

Road Safety

Physical Growth

Healthy Eating

Taking Care of Our Eyes

Good Hygene Habits

Germs and Diseases 

Know Your Body Mass Index (BMI)

P2

Safety During Physical Activity

Food and Growth

Road Safety

Safety in Public Places

 

Know Your Body Mass Index

Taking Care of our Teeth

How Diseases are Spread

Good Hygene Practices

P3

Water Safety

Cycling Safety

Reflection of Learning

Healthy Eating

Cleanliness of the Hands and Feet

Taking Care of our Eyes

Mosquito-borne Diseases

Physical Activity Log

Know Your Body Mass Index (BMI)

P4Sports Safety
Ensuring Growth and Fitness    
Food-Borne Diseases        Substances Harmful to Health
Taking Care of Our Teeth
Food-Borne Diseases
 Reflection of Learning

*to complete relevant topics
P5    Diet and Exercise
Health-related Fitness and 
Skill-related Fitness
Sports Safety
Personal Hygiene
Transmissible Disease    
Simple First Aid
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Use of 
Automated External Defibrillator   
Eye Infection
Taking Care of Our Ears

 

 

Health Education lesson in session

 

 

Programme for Active Learning (PAL)

 

The Programme for Active Learning (PAL) emphasizes whole-child development, providing all pupils with broad exposure and progressive experiences in Sports and Games as well as Outdoor Education, among other domains. The P1 PAL modules are as follows:

 

  • (Sports and Games) Educational Gymnastics: To develop fundamental psychomotor skills and build self-awareness and confidence in physical ability and body movement.

  • (Sports and Games) House Practice Sessions: To immerse pupils in sports and modified games in preparation for the Riverside Sports and Games Day

  • (Outdoor Education) The Diversity Garden: To nurture awareness of the natural environment, providing the basis for future environmental education activities.

 

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 Learning Agility, Balance and Coordination in Education Gymnastics

 


 

Practising team-games during House Practice

Applying fundamental movements during

House Practice

Exploring the outdoors in the school’s

Diversity Garden

  

 

Assembly Programme

 

The school invites community agencies to give talks and stage performances on health-related matters to our P1 pupils.

 

Assembly Talk on Personal Hygiene

(Hand-Washing)

Assembly Performance on Health and Nutrition

(Milk-Drinking)

 

 

Special Events

 

The signature event for Physical and Health Education is the annual Riverside Sports and Games Day. It is a House-based event that engages the whole school community in celebrating a physically active and healthy lifestyle together in a culture of respect, camaraderie and affiliation.

 

 

Training with the teachers for Sports and

Games Day

Four Houses We Unite, Together We are Riverside!

Nurturing Respect for Diversity and Sense of Affiliation

 

 

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  Oath Taking by the Four House Representatives

“…in the true spirit of fair play and sportsmanship.. !”    


                  

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 Pupils and Parents in action on the Riverside Sports and Games Day!



Primary Five Character and Leadership Camp


 As part of the “SPARKLING for Life” LIfeskills Development Programme, the P5 Character and Leadership Camp was conducted at the MOE Dairy Farm Adventure Learning Centre.  Through outdoor pursuits and collaborative tasks, our pupils learned to be Joyful and Productive Learners and Connected Citizens of Good Character who are confident, independent, disciplined, cooperative, adventurous, resilient, adaptable, caring and responsible.


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