Health and Physical Education at JHPS

What is the vision of Health and PE at John Henry Primary School?

  • Being healthy and active can be achieved in many ways
  • Students will be exposed to a variety of sports
  • Skills will be taught through a game-based approach
  • Specialised coaching
  • Learning skills can be challenging but will also build resilience and determination
  • Learn the importance of both working in a team and individual sports

Victorian Curriculum:

Personal, social and community health:

  • Being healthy, safe and active
  • Communicating and interacting for health and wellbeing
  • Contributing to healthy and active communities

Movement and Physical Activity: 

  • Moving the body
  • Understanding movement
  • Learning through movement

Foundation to Year 2

  • PMP – Perceptual Motor Program
  • Parent involvement
  • Game-based approach to skills
  • Working in teams
  • Fine motor and gross motor skills
  • Health and nutrition

Year 3 & 4

  • Reflecting on team work and participation
  • Game-based approach
  • Throwing, catching, striking, goal shooting
  • Health and nutrition focus

Year 5 & 6 (Electives)

  • Inter-school Sport – parent involvement, specialised training
  • District sporting events and training
  • Electives, interest-based
  • Health and nutrition investigation
  • Teamwork and leadership