• OVERVIEW OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2016-2017

    Each month we will focus on a different skill or game. Each skill and game is an opporutnity to build confidence and competence in sport and physical activity so that we can develop habits to lead a healthy, active lifestyle.

    INTRODUCTION

    • SEPTEMBER - Types of Fitness
    • OCTOBER - Teamwork Activities

    RELAXATION

    • NOVEMBER - Yoga for Relaxation
    • DECEMBER - Mindfulness Meditation

    INVASION GAMES

    • JANUARY - Floor Hockey or Lacrosse
    • FEBRUARY - Soccer or Gaelic Football
    • MARCH - Basketball or Net Ball

    DANCE FUN!

    • APRIL - Dance 

    NET GAMES

    • MAY - Volleyball 

    OVERVIEW OF  FITNESS TESTS

    Each month we assess our fitness through the following Fitnessgram fitness assessments:

    • Cardiovascular Endurance - The PACER Test
    • Strength Endurance - Push Up Test
    • Strength Endurance - Curl Up Test
    • Flexibility - Sit & Reach Test
    • Low Back Strength - Trunk Lift

    2017 FITNESS TEST SCHEDULE

    • JANUARY 17 - JANUARY 19
    • FEBRUARY 21 - FEBRUARY 23 
    • MARCH 21 - MARCH 23
    • APRIL 4 - APRIL 6