Sport & Phys Ed
The focus is on the importance of a healthy lifestyle and physical activity in the lives of individuals and groups within our society. Physical activity, games, sport and outdoor recreation contributes to a sense of community and social connectedness and are vital components of wellbeing.
Health and Physical Education incorporates: Traffic Safety (Prep-2); Cookery & Etiquette; Peer Mediation; Inter-school Sport; House Sports; The Buddy Program; Health Education; a Year 3 / 4 and 5 / 6 Camping Program held every two years; Swimming; values from the ‘You Can Do It’ program; gymnastics, athletics, dance, minor and major games.
Sport: In Year Prep, 1 and 2, students begin to learn the basic skills needed to participate in team games. In Years 3, 4, 5 and 6, higher order skills needed for major games such as soccer, football, cricket etc. are taught. Year 6 students are involved in interschool sports on a weekly basis. Sport skills are taught to students across the school during PE lessons. Students also have opportunities to participate in sporting activities at district, zone, region and state levels as well as House Sports.
Swimming is an optional part of the Physical Education Program and is conducted at either North Lodge Swimming Centre or the Freeway Sports Centre in Dandenong, usually during term 4.
The Physical Education (PE) Program is presented by a PE specialist teacher each week and students need to wear appropriate school uniform on their PE day such as:
Summer: shorts, T-shirt and hat;
Winter: shorts, T-shirt, tracksuit pants and windcheater.
Year 5 and 6 only are required to own and wear a sport uniform consisting of: a Chalcot Lodge sport top in bottle green and white with our school logo on the front and school’s name on the back; either school uniform shorts, culottes or track suit pants; white or green socks; runners; and white or green hair ties / ribbons for girls as required. Senior students wear their special sport uniform when participating in interschool sport or when representing the school in an official sporting event.