The Physical Education program at Brighton Beach Primary School aims to provide opportunities for students to:
Participate in a comprehensive skill based program
Develop a sense of a healthy lifestyle
Explore a variety of sporting activities
Develop and extend their understanding of team work
Promote social interaction through games
The curriculum promotes the understanding of the importance of physical activity, health, safety, and relationships.
All students attend Physical Education session once a week, taken by a specialist Physical Education teacher. Students develop skills in a variety of sports. All ability levels are engaged in diverse activities that enable each child to experience success. The program includes fundamental motor skills, ball skills, dance, athletics, swimming fitness, minor games and major games.
In order to promote a healthy lifestyle, there is a running club twice a week in the warmer months. Students keep track of their distances and compete for a ‘golden running shoe’.
A Perceptual Motor Skills Program
is offered to all Prep children and is strongly supported by parent helpers. This is extended during regular PE lessons.
An intensive two week program for all Prep to Year 6 students is scheduled annually at Klim Swim, Sandringham.
A camping program is offered to students in Years 3 to 6. Years 4 and 5 participate in an activities based camp while Year 6's do an Educational Tour.
Intra and Inter school sport programs
are offered to students in Years 4 to 6.
Year 5 and 6 students participate in Summer and Winter Sports competitions against other local schools with winners going on to represent the District against other Districts. Sports include Athletics, Swimming, Softball, Cricket, Rounders, Volleyball, Football, Soccer, Netball, Tennis, Basketball and Hockey.
When your child begins school they are allocated to a sport house for the duration of their education at Brighton Beach Primary School. The houses are Dendy(Red), Gordon(Green), Grainger(Yellow), Wilson(Blue). House competitions extend to Swimming Sports, Cross Country and Athletics events. Only children who are in Yr. 4 and above are eligible to compete at the next level of competition.
Visiting sports people from various sporting bodies representing AFL, soccer, hockey, cricket, athletics and tennis enrich the program for the students.