The purpose of the K-6 Physical Activity, Sport and Healthy Eating Conference is to support primary teachers to confidently implement physical activity into their daily program or sports session.
K-6 Teachers are offered a professional learning workshop to support the implementation of physical activity, sport and healthy eating into your school program.
- Get simple, innovative activities to use with your students in class.
- Develop competency and confidence in planning physical activity options for your students.
Term 2 conferences
Friday 15th May
8:30 – 3:30pm
Wednesday 10th June
Coffs Harbour Show Grounds:
Exhibition Hall and Norman Jordan Pavillion
8:30 – 3:30pm
GAMES WITH MINIMAL EQUIPMENT
This workshop will focus on getting kids participating quickly and efficiently through fast, energising games which have been developed for a range of ages. Teachers will participate in a variety of activities and skill based games which they can use in their schools across many ages.
NUMERACY THROUGH PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
During this workshop delegates will participate in physical activity that incorporate numeracy. Examples will be given on how to adapt these activities for the different stages. The activities will include the five essential skills for PDHPE – communicating, decision making, interacting, moving and problem solving. These games are designed to allow the classroom teacher to take the students outside and be active whilst ticking the boxes from other KLA’s.
Teachers will be involved with practical ideas, outcomes and lessons to incorporate dance into the curriculum. Teachers will be involved in activities that can be sued in the classroom across all KLA’s. Teachers will also look at the elements of dance and how dance can be used in different KLA’s. Resources include lesson plans and assessment tasks.
FMS IN CONTEXT
Provide skills and activities to teach fundamental movement skills that act as building blocks for movement, mastery and enjoyment of physical activity. Discover how to incorporate FMS into games.
INCLUSIVE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
This workshop will provide teachers with greater confidence to be able to adapt and modify lessons for students with disabilities. The workshop will assist teachers in being able to confidently plan an inclusive sport program for students with disabilities.
Explore the promotion of physical activity during recess and lunch breaks using student led activities. Enable students to set up, run and promote physical activity and fundamental movement skills in your school.
This workshop has been designed to give primary school teachers the knowledge and skills to develop and facilitate gymnastics based fundamental movement program for their students.
CREATING HEALTHY FOOD ENVIRONMENTS
Explore a range of activities and programs (Crunch&Sip, healthylunchboxes, healthy canteen) that promote healthy food environments in the school. Teachers will receive lesson plans and resources to incorporate nutrition activities into their classroom.
PHYSICALLY ACTIVE CLASSROOMS
This workshop will look at how to plan and timetable for physical activity for a stage or the whole school. Teachers will also explore class ideas for increasing physical activity, e.g integrated into other subjects such as Maths, Science, English.
NOTE: Teachers need to make FOUR choices from the above list, BEFORE you click on the REGISTER HERE button. Every effort will be made to place you in the workshops of your choice, although this is not always possible.
Free Registration (1 teacher per school). If more than 1 teacher from a school wishes to attend then the cost will be $200 +gst per person.
Completing these workshops will contribute 5 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing the following standards from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Accreditation in NSW.
2.1.2 Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities.
1.2.2 Structure teaching programs using research and collegial advice about how students learn.
6.2.2 Participate in learning to update knowledge and practice, targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.
6.3.2 Contribute to collegial discussions and apply constructive feedback from colleagues to improve professional knowledge and practice.