Early Stage One
Fundamental Movement and Physical Activity; Healthy Choices; Self and Relationships.Students participate in regular physical activity through creative play, dance, gymnastics and minor games. They practise body movement and control, demonstrating different ways the body can move by composing and sequenc
ing simple movement patterns. Students show awareness and consideration of others during play situations and practise the fundamental movement skills of balance, sprint run, vertical jump and catch. They describe the components of an active lifestyle and identify different ways to be active at school and at home.
Students make simple decisions in relation to health and safety and identify medicines and how to store them. They describe balanced eating habits and healthy personal habits as well as safe and unsafe situations at home, on and near roads, travelling to and from school and near water. Students identify people who can help and describe actions such as ‘no, go, tell’ that might be taken in unsafe situations.
Students identify personal characteristics and qualities, and physical changes that have occurred since birth and identify different parts of the body. With self-control, students express feelings and develop positive relationships. They interact and communicate with peers in a variety of play and group situations, listening, sharing and showing concern when working with others.
Years 1 & 2
Fundamental Movement and Physical Activity; Healthy Choices; Self and Relationships.Students participate and perform in dance, gymnastics, minor games and sports. They complete simple movement sequences that show an understanding of dynamics, spatial awareness, relationships, timing and rhythm of movement.
They demonstrate fair play and cooperation in small groups. Students develop proficiency in the fundamental movement skills of the hop, side gallop, skip, overhand throw, kick and two-handed strike. They participate in physical activities that promote enjoyment and recognise the importance of these for health and lifestyle balance.
Students describe ways to keep healthy and safe and explore choices relating to food, sun protection and personal safety. They identify the appropriate use, administration and storage of medicines. Students describe strategies to stay safe at home, on and near roads, when travelling to and from school, and near water. They recognise safe and unsafe environments and situations and suggest a range of protective strategies for dealing with unsafe situations.
Students describe similarities and differences between themselves and others. They describe different body parts and how the body grows and changes. Students explore different types of relationships and describe the skills needed to develop and maintain positive relationships. They identify the effects of bullying.