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Welcome to 2016

We hope that you had an exciting summer and that you are looking forward to a fun and enjoyable year in Physical Education. We also hope that you find the following information helpful in making this a happy and successful year. Should parents/guardians have any questions regarding Sport or Physical education-related matters, please feel free to contact the HPE team on (07) 3491 0333.

Aims and objectives

The aim of Health and Physical education at Burpengary State School is to promote total fitness through activities designed to meet the physical, mental and social characteristic needs of the student.

General objectives

  • To promote proper growth and development through vigorous physical activity.
  • To develop skills and coordination for work and leisure.
  • To learn correct attitudes of co operation and sportsmanship through group activity.
  • To learn social skills and poise.
  • To promote good posture and improve the balance and rhythm of body mechanics.
  • To develop good habits related to personal hygiene, safety, care and use of facilities and equipment.
  • To understand the concept of 'Fit for Life'.

The aim of the Sports program at Burpengary State School is to provide opportunities for students to represent their school at a number of off site carnivals and competitions. It also provides an opportunity to students who may not get the chance to compete in club sports. It is a chance for students to use their skills within another setting and meet new people through competition.

Our sports program is still developing and in its infancy so we try to imbed the following in every student who takes part in our program:

We may not always be the best but we will always be competitive and have the skills to maintain an active lifestyle both now and in the future.