Physical Education & Health
PE and Health are covered in every classroom at Miramar Central School. MCS recognises the importance of learning fundamental skills and learning how to keep ourselves healthy - mentally, physically, and socially. The Health and Physical Education programme is on a two year cycle and this is reviewed by community consultation every two years. The two year programme is located on the school website to view.
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Throughout each year students have opportunities to learn about personal health and physical development, movement concepts and motor skills, relationships with other people, and healthy communities and environments. MCS also engages with outside agencies to teach specific skills to our students. All students are provided with the opportunity to learn how to swim every year. Every two years the whole school covers Sexuality Education, Keeping Ourselves Safe, Food and Nutrition and Positive Relationships with Life Education and Kia Kaha.
Leadership opportunities are also provided in Physical Education with senior students running games and skills workshops for junior students. All students are provided with a variety of opportunities to participate in activities of a competitive nature and those necessary to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle. Competitive and non-competitive activities are provided for students to develop their sports skills and team work such as: swimming, cross-country, athletics, triathlon, softball, miniball, Eastern Zone Inter-School Sports, netball, KiwiCricket, football skills, staff and student led lunchtime games and activities, Year 6 camp, rippa rugby, and beach education.
MCS covers all Physical Education and Health curriculum areas through specific programmes and integration with other curriculum areas. Topics covered include:
Health: Mental Health, Food and Nutrition, Sexuality Education, Body Care and Physical Safety.
Physical Education: Physical Activity, Sports Studies, Outdoor Education
For further details about the programme please read the 2018 Health Curriculum Review and Programme and 2018 Curriculum Overview located on the website.