January

Welcome back everyone and I hope everyone had a great Christmas Break!!!

This month the Kindergarten, 1/2, and 2/3 class will be participating in a number of different activities.  For the first week the students will be introduced to basketball.  The students will  be practicing dribbling, passing, and shooting.  The students will be using either basketballs or soft bouncy balls and modified nets that are lower and bigger.  After basketball the students will be playing a number of kicking activities.  This will include soccer, Rounders, and Kickball.  To finish the month the students will be learning the sport Handball or a variation of Handball.

The 4/5, 6/ and 7/8 class will also begin the month with basketball.  The students will be learning how to dribble with right and left hand moving forward and backward, passing to a stationary target, passing to a moving target, lay ups, and how to shoot.  At the end of the unit the students will be playing a mini tournament amongst themselves.  The next unit the students will be participating in is floor hockey.  The students will be learning how to work as a team, offense and defense. 

The older students will be required to do a BEEP test every month.