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  1. 1. Why teach primaryschool children PD/H/PE? Maria Veronica Kearney 16965225
  2. 2.  Teaches a range of topics Promoting physical activity and healthy eating Acknowledging the notion of aspects of being healthy; spiritual, emotional, physical, mental and social.
  3. 3.  Learning interesting facts Developing different skills such as teamwork Trying new and different things And most of all, FUN
  4. 4.  Reflecting on self Improving quality of life andhealthy lifestyle Affects the child in long term More control and informed decision making leading to effective responsible action
  5. 5.  Helps children in the outside world Emphasises each individual has different needs Respect and valueothers Positive attitudes about lifeReference: Board of Studies, NSW. (c2007). Personal Development, Health and Physical Education K-6 Syllabus. Sydney: Board of Studies. Retrieved, March 2012, from Pictures from Clip Art