To provide opportunities for our students to discover and pursue their interest in physical activities through Physical Education (PE). The department aims to prepare students to lead a healthy and active lifestyle beyond primary school, and develop character and leadership skills that are aligned to the school’s values.
Sports and Wellness Fiesta
The Sports and Wellness Fiesta is an annual event that aims to promote both mental the physical well-being of the students through a variety of sports and physical activities. It is part of the school’s effort to develop the students holistically.
Students are exposed to a range of indoor and outdoor activities, such as bouldering and orienteering, which would give them the opportunity to pick up a new activity or skill. To promote healthy competition among their peers and a sense of belonging to their respective classes, students would accumulate points for their class when participating in the activities.
NAPFA (P4 & P6)
The National Physical Fitness Assessment (NAPFA) test is part of our efforts to encourage students to remain fit and healthy. It is mandatory for P4 and P6 students.
NAPFA comprises the following stations: (i) sit-up; (ii) standing broad jump; (iii) sit and reach; (iv) inclined pull-up; (vi) shuttle run; and (vii) 1.6km run.
Dental Health Programme
The school works with Health Promotion Board (HPB) to conduct talks to educate students on dental health and hygiene.
- Primary 1 students would learn about the general dental health and hygiene.
- Primary 5 students would learn about the causes of gum diseases and its prevention.
Holistic Health Education Programme
The following programmes teach students about the importance of maintaining good personal hygiene and healthy habits. They complement the teaching of Physical Education, and are customised according to the needs of the different levels of students.
- Assembly talks
- PE safety Talk
- Health screening
- Height and weight measurement
- Information booths/panels & murals
Outdoor Education in Physical Education (OE in PE)
The school has incorporated outdoor education (OE) into the PE lessons. Through being exposed to a variety of age-appropriate OE activities during their PE lessons, the students would develop character and leadership skills. Some of the OE activities include packing, navigation and tent-pitching.
SwimSafer 2.0 Programme
The SwimSafer programme is part of the PE curriculum. Through this programme, the students learn water confidence and skills that enable them to participate in water activities safely and confidently. After a hiatus due to COVID, our Primary 6 and 5 students finally got the opportunities to embark on their SwimSafer course.