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Physical and Health Education

Mission

The PE Department aims to attain a high level of physical fitness and develop in our young ladies, a love for healthy and active lifestyle to lead the 21st century nation in sports and games.

Vision

  • CHIJ OLQP PE Department aims to achieve the following:
  • To learn skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities with 
  • understanding.
  • To know how to develop and maintain physical fitness and well-being.
  • To foster self-esteem through developing body awareness and control.
  • To participate regularly in physical activity and know the implications of and 
  • the benefits from involvement in physical activity.
  • To acquire safety skills and habits.
  • To develop the appreciation of concepts of fairplay and good sportsmanship.
  • To understand and apply critical thinking skills in PE.
 

The P.E. Department Structure

HOD

Ms Valerie Heng
 

Year Head

Ms Yeo Yan Yan
 

PE Teachers

Mr Tan Y C
Mrs Ruth Quek
Ms Qu Yuting
 

Allied Educators IN PE Dept

Ms Nurul Ilmi
Mdm Lydia Natasya

The Daily PE Progamme

The primary focus areas for Primary 1 to 6.
Primary 1 & 2 Primary 3 & 4 Primary 5 & 6
  • Fundamental movements ( basic skills like throwing, running, jumping etc )
  • Educational Gymnastics ( basic gym movements like rolling, posing, etc )
  • Dance ( folk dance, modern dance, creative dance )
  • Fitness and Conditioning
  • Fundamental movements, Educational Gym, Dance
  • Fitness and Conditioning
  • Games concept
  • Fitness and Conditioning

Programme Highlights 2017

Programmes / ActivitiesLevel involvedDate
Well-Being RunP1 - P6Every Even Week 
P5 Outdoor Adventure Camp
P5
6 - 8 Feb
IJ Olympics  P4 – P6  10 Mar 
Sports and the Environment Athletes of the sports CCA
 8 Mar 
NAPFAP4, P6Apr
P2 Nature Walk with School Leaders P220 Apr


Well-Being Run (Every Even Week)

 
All staff and students participate in the Well-Being every even week.
  • Everyone is encouraged to run or walk at least once a week. The activity takes place every even week starting from Term 1 Week 2. Primary 1 to 6 students and staff run during the Health Education lesson. The P5 and P6 students and staff run a total distance of about 1km outside the school compound, while the P1 to P4 students and staff run a total distance of about 1km as well within the school compound.
  • Our school has been blessed with a very picturesque surrounding and this makes the whole exercise for the whole school, not just a physically enriching one but also a spiritually and socially fulfilling one.
  • The pupils and staff have become so used to the activity that keeping fit and healthy has become a part of the normal everyday life of an OLQP member.

 
 
 
 

NATIONAL PHYSICAL FITNESS AWARD (NAPFA)

The NAPFA aims to:
  • Promote the attainment of desirable levels of overall fitness (cardio respiratory fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance, power, agility, speed and coordination).
  • Motivate pupils to improve their fitness and general well-being.
Identify individual pupils’ areas of physical strengths and weaknesses.

In the primary schools, from 2014 onwards, students who are medically fit take the National Physical Fitness Award (NAPFA) Test in  Primary 4 (age 9+ ) and in P6 ( Age 11+ ).

Students are required to pass the NAPFA test. Students who fail the test may re-take the tests to try to achieve at least a pass.

Students' promotion to the next level will not be affected if they fail the test.

The window period for the test is from April to September each year.
 
Students who are on medical leave can make the necessary arrangements with the schools to reschedule the test.