Lessons change on half termly basis, allowing students to take part in different areas of the curriculum. These include gymnastics, swimming, games, leisure activities and outdoor adventure pursuits. Students also have the opportunity to take part in extracurricular activities to further develop their skills.
Educate students through physical activities”. It aims to develop students’ physical competence and knowledge of movement and safety, and their ability to use these to perform in a wide range of activities associated with the development of an active and healthy lifestyle. It also develops in students, both as individuals and in groups or teams, confidence and generic skills, especially those of collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking and aesthetic appreciation. These, together with the nurturing of positive values and attitudes in PE, are foundations for students’ lifelong and life-wide learning to face the challenges of the 21st century.
PE aims to help students:
• develop motor skills, acquire necessary knowledge through physical activities and cultivate positive values and attitudes for the development of an active and healthy lifestyle
• acquire good health, physical fitness and bodily coordination through participating regularly in physical activity
• promote desirable moral behaviours, cooperation in communal life, ability to make decisions, and the appreciation of aesthetic movement
• have basic competence and confidence to face different challenges