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PDHPE Rationale

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  1. 1. Important for ALL Primary School Students PDHPE Sharon Lambert 16781203
  2. 2. Personal Development, Health and Physical Education PDHPE plays an important part in the development of primary students by: <ul><ul><li>Encouraging the understanding and value of the self and others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promoting physical activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasising informed decision making </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Personal development and Health <ul><ul><li>Involvement in PDHPE encourages: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal relationship skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Balanced eating habits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An ability to identify drugs and the effects they can have </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As well as many other important healthy living components </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. P hysical Education <ul><ul><li>Involvement in PDHPE encourages: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locomotor skills such as running and jumping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manipulative skills such as catching and throwing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Games skills to enhance future performance </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Board of Studies, NSW. (2006). Personal Development, Health and Physical Education K-6 Syllabus . Sydney: Board of Studies. </li></ul>Getting the most out of PDHPE <ul><ul><li>To get the best results from PDHPE lessons they should: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be FUN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Involve everyone ALL of the time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be well prepared </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limit time spent waiting for games to start </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be targeted to the students ability </li></ul></ul>