This term as part of the Prep and Grade 1/2 Physical Education program students have been participating in Footsteps dance program.
The Physical Education Team
Rob Olsen, Martine Carmichael and Jess Cook
State Primary Track & Field Championships
Congratulations to Josh S who competed at the State Primary Track & Field Championships on Monday, October 30th at Lakeside Stadium in Albert Park.
Josh competed in the 11 Boys Long Jump and Triple Jump. In Long Jump Josh finished 9th with a jump of 4.37m and in Triple Jump he finished 3rd with a jump of 9.62m.
Well done Josh on a fantastic achievement!
Grade 5/6 Boys Softball Divisional Playoff
On Monday, October 30th the Grade 5/6 Boys Softball team competed in the Divisional Playoffs at Sweeney Reserve.
The boys started off slowly, then their luck finally turned around when Tehan and Justin both scored home runs. The team scored three more home runs across both our games for a total of five for the day.
All the boys showed resilience and good sportsmanship and were proud of their achievements on the day.
Deaf Children Australia Athletics Carnival
Congratulations to Nico B who participated in the Deaf Children Australia Athletics Carnival which was held at Doncaster Athletics Track.
Nico and students from 16 other schools participated in sprinting, long jump, high jump, shot put and vortex throwing. In the 100m Sprint she finished in 4th position.
Well done on a such a great achievement!
At Berwick Chase Primary School our Physical Education program aims to help students develop the knowledge, skills and confidence that allow them to be lifelong participants in physically active and assist them to live a healthy lifestyle.
From Prep to Grade 2 students begin to develop their ability to perform fundamental motor skills. They participate in regular periods of moderate to vigorous physical activity and start to understand the link between physical activity and health. Students develop their understanding of how to work in cooperative situations and learn about the importance of good sportsmanship.
In Grade 3 to 6 students focus on developing their skills through modified major games and begin to apply their skills in sport-specific settings. As students continue to participate in regular periods of moderate to vigorous physical activity, they begin to observe and give constructive feedback on the skill performance of their peers. They start to work cooperatively to achieve goals in both cooperative and competitive games, explore basic game tactics and understand the roles of various positions.
Other programs that run in conjunction with Physical Education lessons are:
- BCPS Cross Country & Athletics Carnival
- Interschool Sports
- Perceptual Motor Program (PMP)
- Elective sports classes
- Sports clinics
- Open Water Learning Experience
- Footsteps dance program
- Coach Approach
- Hoop Time
Berwick Chase is a member of the Endeavour Hills District Sports Association.
Students in Grade 5 and 6 participate in Interschool matches in the following sports; Netball, Handball, Soccer, Volley Stars, Softball, Football, Basketball, Softcrosse, Tee Ball, Cricket and Hockey.
Our school participates in the District Cross Country, District Athletics and District Swimming events. Children that participate in the district events also have the opportunity to represent the school in Divisional, Regional and State championships.