Moving with Purpose
Whenever our PE department deliver a virtual lesson, we always keep the BIS Aide Memoire in mind, and teach towards these pillars in every lesson. Physical Education lessons are not only physical, but they also develop the mind. We will regularly assess the knowledge and understanding, establishing students understanding of the theory behind everything they are developing.
Despite switching to virtual learning, we have been able to maintain our teaching method throughout, ensuring to deliver visual, audio and kinaesthetic modes of instruction, so that all learning styles are covered.
You too can work towards displaying the Memoire personal characteristics of:
- Respect - have a new found respect of your child’s learning by joining them in or after their lessons to complete the activities shown.
- Care - use this as an opportunity to care for your own body and improve your physical skills, muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance.
- Integrity - each skills based activity and workout is differentiated into easy / medium / hard difficulty levels. Be true to yourself and pick the level of activity that will push you to your limits.
- Enquiry - scroll through the PE website to pick an activity that you have never tried undertaking before and give it a go.
- Perseverance - both the skills and workouts provided by the PE teachers are difficult. It will not be attainable the first time or easily. It will require perseverance skills of trying and trying again in order to improve and master these activities.
- Reflection - consider what you have learnt and how you can use these performance related and health related skills in everyday life.
Encouraging Family Participation
One advantage of PE in Virtual School is the opportunity for a full household participation at home. We encourage families where possible to join in with the lessons or challenges, as this creates an even deeper sense of focus and engagement on the objectives of the lesson for students.
If parents feel the need to improve any performance or health related aspects of fitness in the coming weeks, then please ask your child to demonstrate what they have been performing, join in with them in their next PE lesson, or visit the PE Virtual Learning Website for further ideas.
Below are two video examples of our virtual lessons in actions