Health and Physical Education
Glenroy West Primary School sets out to encourage the enjoyment of physical activity and we participate in a wide variety of team and individual inter-school sporting events. These include Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics pathways, as well as Hoop Time, Netball, Cricket, Softball, Bat Tennis, Soccer and AFL interschool events.
We have an active House Program which encourages belonging and community connectedness in our four school house of Clovelly, William, York and Chapman. House events include Twilight Games, Cross Country, Athletics and weekly house points for positive school wide behaviours.
We are part of the RMIT University Mentor Program which utilises RMIT pre-service teachers studying Physical Education to create further opportunities for our students to be active through targeted instruction and lunchtime clubs. We also offer a whole-school swimming program at Broadmeadows Pool in term four.
As a part of our Health Program, we emphasize the student’s own worth, and their understanding of the worth of others; their dignity and rights as individuals, and as members of groups. Students develop an understanding of the use of food to provide nutrients for growth, energy, repair and regulation of the body’s physical functions.