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The aims of physical education is to enable students to demonstrate individually and with others the physical skills, practices, and values to enjoy a lifetime of active, healthy living.

There are 4 major components of our curriculum:
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Sports and Games
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Physical Health & Fitness
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Outdoor Education
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Sports and Games

All students will learn at least 3 types of sports, one from each category of territorial-invasion, net-barrier and striking-fielding.

Territorial-invasion: Football . Basketball . Netball . Ultimate Frisbee . Tchoukball . Touch Rugby Net-barrier: Badminton . Tennis Strike-fielding: Softball
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Physical Health and Fitness

Students are taught health concepts and practical applications of fitness training and gym safety. Students will gain an understanding of good health practices in nutrition, exercise, safety and hygiene.
Outdoor Education

Students get to develop connections with the environment and the responsibility to safeguard it, thereby facilitating a lifelong pursuit of outdoor physical recreation.
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All medically fit students will sit for the NAPFA in Year 2 and Year 4. In Year 6, male students will sit for the IPPT while female students will sit for the NAPFA.