PDHPE In Primary Schools Personal Development, Health and Physical Education is one of the six fundamental learning areas in primary schools. PDHPE has the potential to contribute to improved and ongoing quality of life and wellbeing for all individuals within the community.
Adoption of an Active Lifestyle Incorporating PDHPE within schools can allow students to adopt an active and balanced lifestyle by developing physical activity habits that lead to better health and fitness.
Development of Fundamental Movement Skills PDHPE sporting activities provide the opportunity for fundamental motor, locomotor, and non-locomotorskills to be developed within individuals which is significant for daily bodily coordination and operation.
Consciousness of Personal Health Choices Teaching PDHPE in primary schools can foster individual’s understandings of health issues which can empower students to make appropriate decisions and adopt appropriate health attitudes and behaviours.
Raises Awareness of Safe Living By teaching PDHPE in schools individuals are equipped with knowledge about personal safety and security, by recognising situations and learning strategies to protect and care for themselves as well as others.
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