Personal Development,Health & Physical Education PDHPE- why is it important in primary school ?
PDHPE teachesGrowth and development– personal identity, physical & emotional growthHealthy life style– Active Health Choices, Safe LivingPhysical activity– Games, Sports, Gymnastics, danceInterpersonal Relationships –peers, families, communities World Health Organization 1 13/05/2012
PDHPE promotesPhysical activityUnderstanding the value of self and othersMaking responsible choices for a healthy life 3 13/05/2012
PDHPE benefitsPhysical health – exercise, nutrition, healthy choiceMental health – emotional awarenessSocial development – communication, interactionAcademic development – learning in a fun way World Health Organization 4 13/05/2012
Referenceshttps://apps.who.int/aboutwho/en/definition.htmlhttp://k6.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/go/personal-development-health-and-physical-education-pdhpeBoard of Studies NSW (2007) Personal Development,Health and Physical Education K-6 Syllabus. Sydney.Children images are from Microsoft Officeworkclipart. http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/ 5 13/05/2012