Physical Education

Physical Education – D and C

Academic Department Details

Department:Department of Physical Education

Subject:Physical Education

Course Content

Theoretical base, practical session and interpretation of rules of the following games:

  • Cricket
  • Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Athletics
  • Basketball

(14-16 lessons of each game of 30-35 minutes of skill learning and development; and 20-25 minutes of fitness training before every games lesson)

Learning Objectives

  • Students’ health, physical, mental and social well-being
  • Academic success (As healthy and physically fit student is likely to be more academically alert, motivated and successful)
  • Students will be able to identify the proper warm-up, conditioning and cool down techniques and its importance
  • Students learn to abide by the rules and accept and respects decisions made by officials; become cheerful loser and calm winner

Skills Acquired by Students

  • Movement skills
  • Game skills
  • Fitness abilities
  • Social qualities

General Comments

A well-planned Physical Education programme considers the importance of rapid physical growth and development of this year (age) group students. It also considers the social development and emotional changes occurring at this level. Students are beginning to exhibit sense of belonging, peer group and team. They are becoming confident in individual activities. They show eagerness to test themselves both individually and in groups.

Physical Education curriculum provides individual and team activities in a safe and supervised environment. Students of this year (age) group learn skills of games, importance of conditioning, participate in organized tournaments both within and outside school, and learn to follow rules and regulations that govern these games.

The Physical Education programme not only lays emphasis on physical and health aspects but also provides sufficient opportunities for socialization and learning of social values. Students learn to adjust well in society, and develop problem-solving skills. Thus, Physical Education prepares young students for a lifelong commitment to physical activity, health and well-being.

Physical Education – Compulsory – B and A

Academic Department Details

Department: Department of Physical Education

Subject: Physical Education (Compulsory)

Curriculum: ICSE

Course Content

Theoretical base, practical session and interpretation of rules of the following games:

  • Cricket
  • Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Badminton

(22–24 lessons of each game of 30–35 minutes of skill learning and development; and 20–25 minutes of fitness training before every games lesson)

Learning Objectives

  • Students’ health, physical, mental and social well-being
  • Academic success (As healthy and physically fit student is likely to be more academically alert, motivated and successful)
  • Students will be able to identify the proper warm-up, conditioning and cooldown techniques and its importance.
  • Lives and works of major European composers and jazz/popular exponents of those genres
  • Students learn to abide by the rules, and accept and respect decisions made by officials; they learn to become a cheerful loser and a calm winner

Skills Acquired by Students

  • Movement skills
  • Game skills
  • Fitness abilities
  • Social qualities

General Comments

A well-planned physical education program is sequential, developmental and ageappropriate. It helps children and youth develop life-long commitment to their own physical well-being, health and fitness with clear emphasis on a variety of enjoyable physical activities and an active life-style throughout life.

At this year (age) group level, physical education program emphasizes on fitness, individual sports and team games. Students of this year (age) group become familiar with new concepts of fitness and a variety of exercises for improvement in flexibility, strength, speed, endurance, agility, coordination, balance, etc. Students are encouraged to select a game / sport / event / playing position in which to specialize and learn the rules and strategies of the sport and become proficient in the appropriate skill.

While participating in physical education activities, students of this year (age) group demonstrate behavioural patterns that reflect sound mental and emotional well-being, positive self-image, peer group acceptance, mature team work by successfully resolving conflicts within the group. Many social qualities such as teamwork, analysis of situations, problem-solving attitude, obeying rules, etc. are cultivated in students. All these qualities make students ready to assume leadership roles in years to come and also in later life.

Physical Education – 6th Subject – B and A

Academic Department Details

Department: Department of Physical Education

Subject: Physical Education 6th Subject

Curriculum: ICSE

Course Content

B Form

PART 1: Theory

The body and how it works

  • Basic organization
  • Movement and support
  • Respiration
  • Circulation
  • Nutrition
  • Excretion
  • Sensitivity and co-ordination

PART 2: Internal Assessment

A Form

PART 1: Theory (100 marks)

Part A (50 marks): Compulsory, short answer questions

Health and hygiene

  • Personal health
  • Diseases, defects and injury
  • Community health
  • First Aid

Part B (50 marks): Candidates will be required to answer questions on the rules, skills required and the methods of training of any two of the given team games ( listed below)

  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Softball
  • Handball

PART 2: Internal Assessment

Internal Assessment (100 marks)

  • Work to be assessed by Teacher (s) – 50 marks:

    The skill and performance of the candidates will be assessed by the teacher(s), responsible for preparing the candidates for the examination, in two of the following games and activities of their choice:

    Athletics, cricket, hockey, football, handball, volleyball, softball, basketball, tennis, badminton, swimming, dancing, gymnastics, yoga, boxing, wrestling, judo and karate, table tennis, kho-kho and kabaddi.

  • Work to be assessed by the External Examiner – 50 marks:

    The assessment of the work of the candidates by the External Examiner will be in two parts:

    • Physical efficiency tests
    • Specialization tests

Learning Objectives

  • To create an awareness of the necessity for vigour and efficiency through physical fitness
  • To develop knowledge and understanding of the requirements for healthy living, nutrition, exercise and relaxation
  • To create awareness of the necessity to develop a good posture and physical poise
  • To develop knowledge and understanding of skills relating to leisure time activities and of a recreational nature
  • To create opportunities to develop ‘esprit de corps’, courtesy, sportsmanship, social skills, democratic conduct and ideals
  • To develop appreciation of the aesthetic and cultural aspects of movement

Skills Acquired by Students

  • Physical fitness
  • Knowledge about healthy living and exercise
  • Social qualities
  • Movement skills

General Comments

A well-planned physical education program is sequential, developmental and ageappropriate. It helps children and youth develop life-long commitment to their own physical well-being, health and fitness with clear emphasis on a variety of enjoyable physical activities and an active life-style throughout life.

At this year (age) group level, physical education program emphasizes on fitness, individual sports and team games. Students of this year (age) group become familiar with new concepts of fitness and a variety of exercises for improvement in flexibility, strength, speed, endurance, agility, coordination, balance, etc. Students are encouraged to select a game / sport / event / playing position in which to specialize and learn the rules and strategies of the sport and become proficient in the appropriate skill.

While participating in physical education activities, students of this year (age) group demonstrate behavioural patterns that reflect sound mental and emotional well-being, positive self-image, peer group acceptance, mature team work by successfully resolving conflicts within the group. Many social qualities such as teamwork, analysis of situations, problem-solving attitude, obeying rules, etc. are cultivated in students. All these qualities make students ready to assume leadership roles in years to come and also in later life.