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The importance of PDHPE in primary school.
Mr. Adam Guzowski 5A.
ISSUES WE FACE TODAY.
Society is confronted by a growing trend of
childhood obesity and related health problems.
This is due to increased inactivity:
- We drive to school (we walk less)
- Fast foods
It is important that we encourage our kids to be as
active as possible.
BENEFITS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.
Regular physical activity is an essential ingredient
for the development and maintenance of optimum
It enhances bone development, controls obesity,
whilst also improving psychological health and the
It is a crucial contributor to our children’s quality of
THERE’S MORE TO PDHPE!
Through PDHPE we give our young students
guidance with personal health choices and an
understanding of health issues.
We also help them to understand the nature of life’s
changes and the uniqueness of personal
development, so that they can gain a sense of self
confidence and self acceptance.
UNDERSTANDING AND VALUING SELF AND
PDHPE helps students to form positive views about
themselves and others.
Students learn to communicate effectively and to
work together cooperatively.
Positive relationships are developed and
maintained as students learn to value others and be
tolerant and caring.
PDHPE IS FOR EVERYONE!
Let’s all work together to live healthy, fulfilling, and