The Physical Education Department at St George’s School aims to provide a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum to satisfy the philosophy of the school, the stated aims of the department and one which contributes to the educational needs of the pupil. Through a structured programme it will provide opportunities for pupils to develop their physical potential, experience challenges and achievements and foster a sense of responsibility and cooperation.
To provide a balanced programme available to all pupils, irrespective of academic or physical ability, which enables them to develop their physical potential.
To develop and foster positive attitudes to physical fitness and a healthy active lifestyle.
To educate the pupil with regard to health, hygiene and safety.
To provide challenging experiences and problem solving situations through participation in a variety of activities.
To develop creative and imaginative work with opportunities to create, appreciate, observe and evaluate through the experience of aesthetic movement.
To foster confidence and promote enjoyment through physical activity.
To assist in the development of personal qualities, initiative, responsible behaviour, a sense of cooperation, tolerance and fair play, leadership qualities and perseverance.
To develop intellectual skills through increasing knowledge of physical activity, planning and organisation, understanding of rules, tactics, codes of conduct and etiquette pertaining to activities.