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Physical activity is fundamental to life. Physical education (PE) is essentially concerned with education about, through and in movement. PE is an area of education that we acknowledge as being unique and an essential element of a sound education. While sport is valued and accepted as part of OLR's PE curriculum, it is only one component of a student's physical education. PE is more than a preparation of students to play sport. It is a significant part of each individual's development, as it focuses on their understanding and enjoyment of, and competence in, the physical areas of learning and experience. It is preparation for life.
Students are encouraged to to build on our all-important pillars each week.
'Be BRAVE and have a go'
'Pursue your personal best'
'Treat others the way you would like to be treated'
he program includes:
Swimming lessons during Terms 1 and 4 in the school swimming pool. These are conducted by a qualified Physical Education Teacher . As swimming is an integral part of the physical education program, it is expected all children will participate.
Perpetual Motor program for Preps and Years 1 - 3.
Skills development program, leading to participation in modified games. Basic games skills include: running, throwing, catching, kicking, stopping, fielding, bouncing and hitting. Modified games include: T-ball, basketball, netball, touch, soccer, kanga cricket, sof-crosse, tenpin bowling and European handball.
Athletics skills include: sprints, relays, distance running and ball games. Children from Years 4 -6 also participate in long jump, high jump and shot put.
Dance - folk, social and line for Years 1 - 3.
Other activities are conducted by teachers e.g. dance, skipping, health hustles, ball games, team sports, hand-eye coordination activities - sport for fun!
Students are involved in a variety of competitions.
A school swimming carnival is held annually, in which all students participate. From this competition, children are selected to represent the school at the Zone Swimming Carnival.
A school athletics carnival is held each year. From this competition, children are selected to represent the school at the Zone Athletics carnival.
A cross country competition is held in Term 2. Children who train are eligible for selection for the school team and compete in a Zone Competition as well as individual carnivals.
During the year, teams of senior students (from Years 5-6) compete against other schools in weekly sports fixtures. These may include such sports as basketball, soccer, netball, Flag Tag and others.
A Dance Fever program is held each year for the Years 3 & 4.