Explore how regular physical activity keeps individuals healthy and well
Discuss the body’s reactions to participating in physical activities
Examine the benefits of physical activity and physical fitness to health and wellbeing
Identify and describe how their body moves in relation to effort, space, time, objects and people
Incorporate elements of effort, space, time, objects and people in performing simple movement sequences
Combine the elements of effort, space, time, objects and people when performing movement sequences
Learning through movement
Cooperate with others when participating in physical activities
Use strategies to work in group situations when participating in physical activities
Adopt inclusive practices when participating in physical activities
Use trial and error to test solutions to movement challenges
Propose a range of alternatives and test their effectiveness when solving movement challenges
Apply innovative and creative thinking in solving movement challenges
Follow rules when participating in physical activities
Identify rules and fair play when creating and participating in physical activities
Apply basic rules and scoring systems, and demonstrate fair play when participating
Achievement Standard By the end of Foundation Level, They identify different settings where they can be active and how to move and play safely. They describe how their body responds to movement. Students use personal and social skills when working with others in a range of activities. They demonstrate, with guidance, practices to keep themselves safe and healthy in different situations and activities. They perform fundamental movement skills and solve movement challenges.
By the end of Level 2, students identify areas where they can be active and how the body reacts to different physical activities. Students demonstrate positive ways to interact with others. They select strategies at home and/or school to keep themselves healthy and safe and are able to ask for help with tasks or problems. They demonstrate fundamental movement skills in different movement situations and test alternatives to solve movement challenges. They perform movement sequences that incorporate the elements of movement.
By the end of Level 4, Students apply strategies for working cooperatively and apply rules fairly. They select and demonstrate strategies that help them stay safe, healthy and active at home, at school and in the community. They refine fundamental movement skills and apply movement concepts and strategies in different physical activities and to solve movement challenges. They create and perform movement sequences using fundamental movement skills and the elements of movement.