Mr Trent O’Sullivan (PE & Sport Specialist)

PREP

This specialist session will be taken by Mr Trent O’Sullivan. The emphasis of the Physical Education Program is the development of skills, coordination, co-op era ti on, enjoyment and healthy positive attitudes to physical activity which will prepare your child for future recreational pursuits.

This term, Physical Education will cover the areas of movement, safe space, rules and the fundamental motor skills of ball handling/bounce/kick/strike/throw/catch and minor games. The program will be supported this year by:

  • Perceptual Motor Program (PMP).
  • YMCA Gymnastics Program.
  • Sporting Clinics as offered, eg Tennis lessons/Cricket lessons/Rugby clinics.

Time Allocation

Each class will have a Physical Education specialist session per week, running for 50 minutes.
The basic outline of each session will involve a warm up, skill based activities, a game or activity and a cool down session.

A fun House Tabloid Sports morning is held at the end of term 4 for Prep students.

YEAR 1

The emphasis of the Physical Education Program is the development of skills, coordination, co-op era ti on, enjoyment and healthy positive attitudes to physical activity which will prepare students for future recreational pursuits.

This term, Physical Education will be covering the fundamental motor skills of ball/ handling/bounce/kick
/strike/ throw/catch and minor games. The program will be supported by:

  • YMCA Gym .
  • Sporting Clinics as offered, eg Tennis lessons/Cricket Australia lessons/Rugby clinics.
  • Platooning (Teachers working in teams to teach skills).

Time Allocation

Each class will have a Physical Education specialist session per week with Mr Trent O’Sullivan, running for 50 minutes.

The basic outline of each session will involve a warm up, skill based activities, a team game or activity, and a cool down session.

A fun Tabloid Sports morning is held at the end of Term 4 for Year 1 students.

YEAR 2

The emphasis of the Physical Education Program is the development of skills, coordination, cooperation, enjoyment and healthy positive attitudes to physical activity which will prepare students for future recreational pursuits.

This term Physical Education will be covering the areas movement and development of the fundamental motor skills of ball handling/ bounce/kick/strike/throw/catch and minor games.
The program will be supported by:

  • Swimming Lessons.
  • Sporting Clinics as offered, eg Tennis lessons/Cricket Australia lessons/Rugby clinics.
  • Platooning (Teachers working in teams to teach).

Time Allocation

Each class will have a Physical Education specialist session per week with Mr Trent O’Sullivan, running for 50 minutes.

The basic outline of each session will involve a warm up, skill based activities, a team game or activity, and a cool down session.

A fun Tabloid Sports morning is held at the end of Term 4 for Year 2 students.

YEAR 3/4

The emphasis of the Physical Education and Sports Program is the development of skills, coordination, cooperation, enjoyment and healthy positive attitudes to physical activity which will prepare students for future recreational pursuits.

This term, Physical Education will be covering the areas of fundamental motor skills of ball handling/ bounce/kick/strike/throw/catch and minor games.  Our major games focus will be on the sports of Cricket, Newcombe and Volleyball. This year’s program will be supported by:

  • Swimming Lessons.
  • Sporting Clinics as offered, eg Tennis lessons/Cricket Australia lessons/Rugby clinics.
  • Platooning (Teachers working in teams to teach).
  • Footsteps Dance Program.

Time Allocation

Each class will have a Physical Education specialist session per week with Mr Trent O’Sullivan, running for 50 minutes. The basic outline of each session will involve a warm up, skill based activities, a team game or activity, and a cool down session.

Students in Years 3-4, will have the opportunity to represent the school in Swimming (Term 1), Cross Country (Term 2) and Athletics (Term 3). Also during the year, some 3-4 students will be involved in the Basketball Victoria Hooptime program, Rugby Gala Day, Cottee’s Soccer and other programs, if available during 2017.

YEAR 5/6

The emphasis of the Physical Education and Sports Program is the development of skills, coordination, cooperation, enjoyment and healthy positive attitudes to physical activity which will prepare students for future recreational pursuits.

This term Physical Education will be covering the areas of fitness testing, agility testing and endurance testing. (Beep test).  Focus will also be on the fundamental motor skills of ball handling/ bounce/kick/strike/
throw/catch and minor games.  Our major games focus will be on the sports of Cricket and Hockey.
The program will be supported by:

  • Sporting Clinics as offered, eg Tennis lessons/Cricket Australia/lessons/Rugby clinics.
  • Footsteps dance program.
  • Platooning (Teachers working in teams to teach).

Time Allocation

Each class will have a Physical Education specialist session per week, running for 50 minutes with Mr Trent O’Sullivan. The basic outline of each session will involve a warm up, skill based activities, a team game or activity, and a cool down session.

Year 5/6 will be involved in Intra/Inter School Sport for up to 90 minutes each week. Year 5/6 students may have the opportunity to compete in Inter-School Sport in one stream, in both Summer and Winter. Students who do not play in Interschool teams are involved in Intensive Skill Development sessions.

All students at WNPS will be given the opportunity to play in at least one Interschool Sports Team by the completion of Year 6 – see Sport Policy available on the website:
http://www.wats-north.vic.edu.au/school_policies.html

Sports for Summer are:

  • Cricket – Boys/Mixed
  • Rounders – Girls
  • Basketball – Girls
  • Basketball – Boys
  • Bat Tennis – Girls
  • Bat Tennis – Boys

Sports for Winter are:

  • Football – Boys/Mixed
  • Soccer – Boys/Mixed
  • Netball A & B – A/Girls | B/Mixed
  • Softball – Girls

Students in Years 5-6, will have the opportunity to represent the school in Swimming (Term 1), Cross Country (Term 2) and Athletics (Term 3). Also during the year, some 5-6 students will be involved in the Basketball Victoria Hooptime program, Rugby Gala Day, and other programs, if available during 2017.

HOW CAN YOU HELP YOUR CHILD?

  • Show your child you believe physical activity and sport to be important for one’s physical and social well-being by playing a game in the backyard with your child or going to the park to throw, kick and catch a ball and encourage using a skipping rope.
  • Encourage your children to be active rather than passive during spare time.
  • Ensure your child presents for PE and Sport properly attired, especially footwear.