Presentation on theme: "The importance of teaching PDHPE in primary schools. PDHPE is a highly important subject which includes a range of skills that students develop to enhance."— Presentation transcript:
The importance of teaching PDHPE in primary schools. PDHPE is a highly important subject which includes a range of skills that students develop to enhance their life skills and overall wellbeing. It is essential children are taught PDHPE in primary schools as it will assist in their development and help to improve their lives for a healthy, active and informed future.
The areas of PDHPE taught in Primary Education Active lifestyle choices assist in the development of learning ways to be active and the effects that physical activity have on the body Dance and gymnastics assist in the locomotor and non locomotor skills and the elements that make up composition and movement. Games and sports develop skills used in all sports and games such as throwing, catching, kicking, striking and hitting and various others. Growth and development is an area of PDHPE that enhances students understanding of personal identity, the functions of the body systems, human sexuality and the importance of values. Interpersonal relationships and personal health choices involve rights and responsibilities of individuals, problem solving strategies and communication skills. As well as decision making in the areas of personal health. Nutrition is also explored here. Safe living encompasses areas of personal safety, school safety, home safety, road safety and safety precautions in water environments.
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT INVOLVES STUDENTS EXPANDING THEIR KNOWLEDGE IN THE AREAS OF THE BODY AND THE SYSTEMS OF THE BODY AND HOW THEY FUNCTION. IT ALSO INVESTIGATES PHYSICAL CHANGES AND EMOTIONAL CHANGES. HUMAN SEXUALITY IS EXPLORED WHERE STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT PUBERTY AND THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN RELATIONSHIPS. -Personal Development-
HEALTH CHOICES ARE A HIGHLY IMPORTANT AREA AS IT HELPS STUDENTS TO MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS ABOUT THEIR HEALTH AS THEY LEARN WAYS TO BE PHYSICALLY, MENTALLY AND EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY. BASIC FIRST AID IS ALSO TAUGHT HERE WHERE STUDENTS WILL LEARN WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS SUCH AS DIALLING 000. -Health-
PHYSICAL EDUCATION ENCOMPASSES ALL THE PHYSICAL SKILLS LEARNT THROUGH PLAYING AND INTERACTING. SOME OF THESE SKILLS INCLUDE LOCOMOTOR SKILLS, MANIPULATIVE SKILLS, ATHLETIC SKILLS, AQUATIC SKILLS AS WELL AS DEVELOPING THEIR DANCE AND GYMNASTIC ABILITIES. THESE PHYSICAL COMPONENTS HELP STUDENTS TO UNDERSTAND THE EFFECTS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ON THE BODY AND HOW PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE CHOICE. -Physical Education-