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Why is pdhpe taught in primary schools

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My rationale as to why PDHPE should be taught in Primary Schools.

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Why is pdhpe taught in primary schools

  1. 1. Why is PDHPE Taught in Primary Schools?“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver” – Mahatma Ghandi
  2. 2. Good health helps us…Live longerBe happierBe more productive
  3. 3. In PDHPE we learn to…Look after our health by being active and makinghealthy choices thereby decreasing the chance wewill be affected by Childhood Obesity (see next slide).Try out a lot of new and fun sports and physicalactivities.Know more about ourselves and others so we valueourselves and our relationships.Make good decisions: whether it be when crossing aroad or in a social situation.
  4. 4. Childhood Obesity25% of boys and 23.3% of Childhood obesity isgirls in NSW schools were generally caused by…classified as either A lack of physical activityoverweight or obese in2004. (SPANS, 2004) Unhealthy eatingThis percentage is Geneticsincreasing every year due Lifestyleto an increasinglysedentary lifestyle.

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