Presentation on theme: "Why is PDHPE important to teach in primary schools? By Gabrielle Hitchcock."— Presentation transcript:
Why is PDHPE important to teach in primary schools? By Gabrielle Hitchcock
Rationale Why teach PDHPE in primary schools? PDHPE is one of the most important factors in our children’s lives. It is so important for us to teach our next generation a happy, healthy, productive and responsible way of life within society. To teach them the importance and need of skills and values. Encourage them to value themselves, their loved ones and others within the wider community. Teach the importance of adequate physical activity.
Rationale cont. Help children develop the abilities of informed decision making within the public and private spheres of life. Teach children the importance of having friends and close relationships. The importance of eating a balanced and healthy diet.
Advocating for PDHPE Teaching PDHPE in primary schools is a MUST! There are numerous factors that each child should be taught, such as; 1- Health 2- Physical Education 3- Personal Development 4- Relationships 5- Physical Activities 6- Knowledge 7- Confidence 8- Awareness 9- Safety
Advocating for PDHPE cont. Each individual factor increases each child’s knowledge, skills and values. PDHPE provides them with a greater understanding of how to lead an active and fulfilling lifestyle. It teaches them the importance of adopting a strong responsible and productive role within society and the wider community. And most of all, PDHPE IS FUN! By Gabrielle Hitchcock