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Physical Education

The PE Department has a staff strength of 6 trained teachers and 1 Allied Educator. The Department is led by Miss Ang Lip Eng Penny as Head of Department and supported by School Programme Executive Mdm Bhavani Balakrishnan.


OUR TEACHERS  

Ms Ang Lip Eng Penny  
HOD / PE & CCA
ang_lip_eng@moe.edu.sg
Mr Ho Wei Heng  
Year Head (Lower Sec)
ho_wei_heng@moe.edu.sg
Mr Yoong Kang Chien
Instructional Mentor
yoong_kang_chien@moe.edu.sg
Mr Goh Ming Ann John goh_ming_ann_john@moe.edu.sg
Ms Valerie On Yuan Xiang balerie_on_yuan_xiang@moe.edu.sg
Mr Chia Vye Rern chia_vye_rern@moe.edu.sg
Ms Kong Sin Yu Patrick kong_sin_yu@moe.edu.sg
Mdm Bhavani Balakrishnan
School Program Executive
bhavani_balakrishnan@moe.edu.sg


PHILOSOPHY  

The purpose of Physical Education is to enable students to demonstrate individually and with others the physical skills, practices and values to enjoy a lifetime of active, healthy living – Revised PE T&L Syllabus 2014. The PE Department has the vision of developing every Greenridgean to be physically fit, to embrace and to advocate healthy lifestyle.


DEPARTMENT PEDAGOGY

The following are pedagogical approaches commonly used by our teachers to engage students in learning PE Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes effectively.

1. Sport Education Model 
The Department adopts a modified version of Daryl Siedentop’s Sport Education Model in teaching PE. Students develop their competency, literacy and enthusiasm in Sports through serving in a variety of roles in authentic sport settings. Each PE team consists of a captain, a coach, a statistician, an official, a safety officer and a media specialist.

PE Teams develop their teamwork and camaraderie through team identity and cheers as they work together to learn and develop sports skills and tactical play.

2.  Games Concept Approach (GCA)
Through GCA, students learn to transfer their learning from one sport to another sport of similar game concepts for instance from Netball to Basketball (Territorial Invasion Game), Badminton to Tennis (Net-barrier Games) and Teeball to Softball (Fielding-Putting Games).

3. Inclusive PE
All students are included in PE lessons. Individualized Educational Programme (IEP) is prepared for students with physical challenge or medical condition so that they can also take part together with the rest of the class during PE.



DISTINCTIVE DEPARTMENT PROGRAMMES


Sports Education Programmes - 01
Sports Education Programmes - 02
 Sports Education Programme

Programmes Objectives

Sports Carnival

Our Sports Carnival is an annual event designed to provide all students of various sports abilities a chance to take part Sports Competitions either as an organiser or a participant. It serves to extend students’ sports performance from intra-class to inter-class and to inter-house level. It is a highly anticipated event of the year that unites the whole school as one.

Sports Education Programme (SEP)

This post-examinations enrichment programme provides our students the opportunity to learn a Sport of their choice usually not taught during PE lesson. Students have been taught a variety of martial arts, water sports, yoga and dance and adventure sports through SEP.

Mass PE (MPE)

Once in every alternate Wednesday, all students will take part in inter-class sports competitions. This programme provides students another opportunity to develop their physical fitness and class’ spirits through active participation in Sports and exercises.

Body Wellness Programme (BWP)

This is an unstructured play time during Monday’s, Thursday’s and Friday’s recess time. During recess, students can borrow a piece of sport equipment to play with their friends. The programme aims to encourage students to stay physically active and to achieve at least 10 min of physical exercise per day. 


Body Wellness Programme
Body Wellness Programme
Mass PE (MPE) Programme
Mass PE (MPE) Programme


HOMEWORK AND ASSESSMENT POLICY

Homework Assessment

We encourage our students to sta y physically active and exercise regularly after School and during weekend. A 7-min exercise routine is shared with our students to enable them to exercise at home when they take a break from studies.

In the beginning of the year, all students will be briefed by their PE Teacher on the system of grading in PE assessment.   PE Assessment includes the following components:

  1. Physical Health & Fitness & NAPFA
  2. Sports & Games Skills
  3. Outdoor Education
  4. Character & Values

During PE lesson, students will be assessed by one or more of the following modes of assessment:
Self-evaluation, Peer-evaluation or Teacher-evaluation on
  1. Behaviour & Attitudes
  2. Sports & Games skills
  3. Sports Concept Quiz

An overall PE grade will be recorded in the end-of-year result slip.