At St Thomas’ we believe our Health and Physical Education and Sport Program should:
Provide each child with the opportunity to develop skills and increase knowledge in the areas of Health, Safety, Outdoor and Sports Education.
To develop positive attitudes towards participation, effort, fair play and sport spirit.
Be for all children of all abilities and ages.
Expose the children to a variety of skills/experiences for their adult leisure time.
Promote the physical development of the whole child to enhance the spiritual, academic, artistic and social aspects of the school curriculum.
Provide children with an awareness and knowledge of their bodies and how they work and of health related fitness.
Involve each child in regular physical activity
Foster and encourage personal satisfaction, enjoyment and a sense of achievement by striving toward individual excellence
Provide opportunity to use skills developed within a game/circuit setting, in our school and with other schools.