PE & HE
Every Child Leads a Healthy and Active Lifestyle
To Inspire a Passion for Life-long Healthy Living
PHYSICAL EDUCATION (PE)
The PE programme in Fuchun Primary School aims to develop our pupils in the Cognitive, Psychomotor and Affective domains. Pupils are given ample opportunities to learn fundamental movement at the lower primary level. At the upper primary level they are then taught more detailed techniques and strategies of games. Pupils' participation and enjoyment in a wide variety of activities ensure the holistic development of the pupils and encourage life-long healthy living.
The following learning areas are covered in our PE curriculum, based on the new PE Syllabus (2014):
- Athletics (from Primary 3)
- Games and Sports
- Outdoor Education
- Physical Health and Fitness (formerly Health Education)
Goals of PE:
Acquire a range of movement skills to participate in a variety of physical activities.
Understand and apply movement concepts, principles and strategies in a range of physical activities.
Demonstrate safe practices during physical and daily activities with respect to themselves, others and the environment.
Display positive personal and social behaviour across different experiences.
Acquire and maintain health-enhancing fitness through regular participation in physical activities.
Enjoy and value the benefits of living a physically active and healthy life.
Highlights of the department's programmes and activities
Sports Education Programme
The Sports Education Programme (SEP) is a collaborative partnership between Sport Singapore and the Ministry of Education (MOE). The school embarked on the SEP from 2009 and aims to increase pupils’ interest and participation in physical activities through the promotion of a variety of sporting activities. In 2016, the SEP will be offered to P1, P2 and P6 pupils.
The SwimSafer Programme aims to impart swimming proficiency and water safety knowledge to all pupils. This programme is introduced to the P3 pupils. Swimming lessons are conducted outside of curriculum time and pupils are expected to go through a test at the end of the programme.
Fuchun Play Day & Lower Primary Sports Day
Fuchun Play Day (P4, P5 & P6 pupils) and Lower Primary Games Day (P1, P2 & P3 pupils) aim to promote teamwork among pupils in the same class. Through participation in inter-class activities, pupils learn to show respect, forge friendship and exercise good sportsmanship through sports and games.
Primary 5 Adventure Camp has always been designed as a learning experience to develop
pupils’ leadership skills and at the same time, instil the Social and Emotional
(SE) competencies. With that in mind, this year, an additional flag-making
activity was introduced before the actual camp to provide opportunities for pupils
to learn more about themselves and their peers. The activity was well-received
and we saw pupils putting a lot of effort into making their group flags
attractive and distinctive. During
the camp, groups flew their flags proudly to identify themselves and exhibit
the uniqueness of their group members. The camp activities also allowed pupils
to practise how to lead through positive role-modelling, care for others and
the environment, and contribute to the success of their groups, as outlined in
our Student Leadership framework.
total of 192 pupils and 18 teachers participated in the 2-day 1-night adventure
camp. Pupils were grouped according to their classes and put through a series
of challenging activities designed to test their teamwork and resilience. Through
the various activities, they also got to know their classmates better. At the
end of the camp, the pupils provided positive feedback about the camp and shared
their learning experiences with their groupmates and teachers.
|Let’s try and figure this out together! || Flag-making activity|
|Thinking our way out of a knotty situation||We can do this as a team!|