Quality physical education builds confident, happy and physically active kids. Children and young people who participate in quality physical education develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to be active for life.
Integral to health and physical education is the acquisition of movement skills, concepts and strategies to enable students to confidently, competently and creatively participate in a range of physical activities. This is particularly critical in primary school, where establishing fundamental movement skills and self-confidence can set children and young people on a positive physical activity trajectory.
What makes quality physical education
Quality physical education involves:
- meeting minimum time for Physical Education for Foundation – Year 10
- delivery of a Victorian Curriculum aligned teaching and learning program
- teachers who are competent and capable in Physical Education instruction
- a safe, inclusive and encouraging learning environment for students of all ages and abilities.
Strategies and approaches
These strategies and resources provide suggestions for how schools can support the delivery of quality physical education.
Quality physical education resources