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THE WILLINGDON
PHYSICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH PROGRAM

OUR PHILOSOPHY

At Willingdon Elementary School, our Physical Education program provides students with the opportunity to develop fundamental movement skills along with virtues such as perseverance, responsibility, cooperation and wellness. In addition, the Physical Educators aim to create a positive learning environment through a wide range of physical activities.

OUR LONG-TERM GOALS

  • Increase interest in voluntary physical activity participation among kindergarten to level six students.
  • Develop movement skills and strategies that will facilitate participation in a wide range of physical activities.
  • Develop important social skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, and leadership.
  • Promote fair play and ethics in sport.
  • Promote a healthy and active lifestyle.

PROGRAM FEATURES

  • Participation in a variety of activities such as gymnastics, circus, yoga, rhythmic activities, fitness, kinball, basketball, running, and team-building.
  • Extra-curricular activities such as ball hockey, basketball and a cross country club.
  • Attend GMAA activities such as the Halo Race and Cross Country Run.
  • Outdoor Education trip for level 4-6 students.
  • Nutrition workshops for all levels.