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Fundamental Game Strategies (4-7)


The following sections of the FUNdamental Games Strategies resource are available for download:

This section describes the design and components of the resource; the aim of the resource, definitions of physical activity terms; the amount of physical activity necessary for health benefits and relevant outcomes from the Curriculum Framework Health and Physical Education Learning Area Outcomes.

Quality Physical Activity
This section outlines the key components of quality physical activity programs. There are guidelines about what a physically active school looks like, and advice on promoting physical activity using a whole school approach.

Planning for Action - a whole school approach
This section describes ways in which physical activity can be promoted in schools. There is information relating to advocacy and advice to assist schools to form physical activity committees. An active schools audit is included as a tool for evaluating current practices.

Teaching, learning and assessment
This section outlines the focus for learning in Skills for Physical Activity in the middle childhood phase of the Health and Physical Education learning area. The links between phases of schooling are shown to assist teachers to see how fundamental movement skills are built on through the development of fundamental game strategies in middle childhood.

Physical Activities
Hints and tips for organising physical activity sessions are contained in this section. Forty laminated activity cards are included. Each card includes instructions for a warm-up activity, main activity and cool down. There are teaching and learning adjustments to ensure inclusivity for all students.

School to Community Links
This section outlines ways in which schools, families, communities and organisation can work together to support one another to improve physical activity opportunities for students. It includes physical activity curriculum support materials, physical activity programs, events and websites.

Case Studies
This section includes examples of best practice in various contexts from Western Australia public primary schools. Case studies highlight successful teaching and learning programs; strategies for developing school cultures and environments that support students being physically active and links with local communities to encourage further opportunities for the development of lifelong habits of physical activity.

Provide references, templates for self reflection and teaching and learning planning proformas.

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