August 13, 2014
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Kew District Athletics training

We will be running some Athletics training sessions for the HWPS Athletics team. Dates are as follows: Tuesday 19th, Thursday 21st & Wednesday 27th August. Training will commence at 8.15 – 8.50 am at HWPS & St James Park. See you there!

July 31, 2014
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Gr 3/4 Animators Advertise Aths Day

We further explored two iPad apps today in Art. Drawing Pad was used to create each photo or screen shot that made up our short movie advertising the upcoming Aths Day. One person was the animator and their job was to create one page whilst the photographer snapped each screen shot. Well done to 3/4KM and 3/4K for these impressive short ads. I liked how you all worked well in your groups to quickly make decision and have the projects completed in the short amount of time available.

3/4KM JAGE from Melinda Airey on Vimeo.

3/4KM from Melinda Airey on Vimeo.

3/4K from Melinda Airey on Vimeo.

We are all very excited about the Aths Day carnival and wish everyone the very best of luck. Make sure you wear your House colours and be at school by 8:15am next Thursday.

July 31, 2014
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PE Term 3 Update

Foundation:
Students will be participating in activities that introduce them to the skills of leaping, jumping, skipping, catching, throwing and running.
We will use equipment including running ladders, varied sized balls, catching scoops, skipping ropes, rebound nets and bean bags.
Level 1 & 2:
Students will be participating in introductory Athletic skills including: sprints, long & high jump, modified hurdles and throwing. We will be looking into running a modified Athletics Day for Level 1 & 2 in Term 4.
Some grade 2 students will also be participating at Hoop Time Mini’s at MSAC on 15th September.
Level 3-6:
Students will be training and participating at the HWPS Athletics Day on Thursday 7th August. Select students will then have the opportunity to represent HWPS @ Kew District Athletics Day on 29th August. Over the course of Term 3 Students will also be participating in a variety of games in PE lessons that incorporate fitness, fundamental motor skills and teamwork. Some students across 3-6 will progress to Regional Hoop Time and Boroondara Division Football, TBall and Netball.

May 15, 2014
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PE – Term 2

In term 2 for PE:

FOUNDATION will continue working on catching, throwing and movement games.

GRADE 1 & 2 will focus on skills used in games including Football, Basketball and Soccer. Students will be introduced to introductory Athletics. 

GRADE 3 & 4 will focus on Basketball skills for Hoop Time and start Athletics training.

GRADE 5 & 6 will focus on Winter Interschool Sport, Athletics and prepare for Hoop Time in Term 3.

March 20, 2014
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Hi to everyone in the HWPS Sporting Community.

It’s been a busy term in Sport & PE at HWPS. Our Swimming carnival was a huge success with over 200 students at Ashburton Pool for a great day of swimming. Congratulations to all students involved with Freeman taking the title! Well done to all students that progressed to Kew District swimming, Boroondara Divisional swimming & Eastern Region swimming.

Interschool Sport has been running smoothly thanks to the dedication of all our students, Grade 5/6 teachers and helpers. The results and sportsmanship has been outstanding. We all look forward to Gala Day at Mcleay Park on Thursday 3rd April.

It’s been great working with all the new classes in PE in Term One. The Foundation students have settled in nicely. Our Running Club on Tuesday mornings received overwhelming support with over 70 students gearing up for Cross Country! Keep working hard everyone!

HWPS Cross Country is on Thursday 24th April. Thanks to all the parents and teachers for your input and support this term!

Take it easy. Sam 🙂

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