Gym – Michael Ficco

PHYSICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR JANUARY & FEBRUARY

The students will participate in the following sports/activities:

Kindergarten, Grades 1 thru 8

Sports Day, during Catholic Schools Week, will have students engage in age appropriate games and activities fostering teamwork and friendly competition .

Kindergarten, Grades 1&2

  • Riding scooters – Review safety guidelines ; relay races; how to work cooperatively with a partner while riding a scooter 

Grades 3 thru 8

  • Soccer – Lead-up games; dribbling; tackling; kicking accuracy and teamwork
  • Curl-up, Right Angle Push-up and the Shuttle Run

PHYSICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR MARCH & APRIL

The students will participate in the following sport/activities:

Kindergarten, Grades 1&2

  • Introduction to parachute play – teach safety guidelines, inflating a parachute, arm strength and cooperation
  • Beanbag races involving coordination, balance, patience and hand-eye coordination
  • Throwing and Catching challenge – stress the importance of throwing accuracy, catching techniques and visual tracking

Grades 3 thru 8

  • Basketball – Explanation of rules, dribbling, shooting, rebounding, offense and defense; modified and regulation games
  • Curl-up, Right Angle Push-up and the Shuttle Run