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Health & PE

St Albans North Primary School provides a high quality Physical Education program for every child. It is designed to prepare students for a healthy and active lifestyle through the development of skills, knowledge, teamwork and positive attitudes. Our comprehensive program provides children with lifelong learning through movement, physical activity and sporting experiences focusing on improving, the sequential development of fundamental motor and locomotion skills, gymnastics, athletics, health and fitness. We also have a range of equipment that ensures a variety of exciting new experiences each session. Various school coaching programs are also offered throughout each term.

Our specialist Physical Education teacher, leads a skill based Physical Education programs with Prep - Year 6 children each week. Children in the junior school will learn and practice the correct techniques for running, hopping, jumping, skipping, catching, throwing, kicking, rolling, balancing, twisting and turning. While those in the middle and senior school will develop the capacity to link these skills into more complex and coordinated movement sequences. As students develop increasingly complex motor skills, they will be given opportunities to then apply these to appropriately modified games and sport-specific settings.