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Physical Education
Learning in the Health and Physical Education area at Tewantin State School aims:
·         To create an atmosphere which encourages children to participate, both in and out of school time, in a wide range of physical activities including play, games, dance, aquatics, sport, outdoor education, leisure and recreation.
·         To promote self-confidence and positive attitudes towards physical activity.
·         To promote skill development and improved fitness.
·         To develop social skills such as co-operation, leadership, teamwork and sportsmanship.
All students in Prep – Year 6 participate in weekly Physical Education classes with the Physical Education Teacher. Students in Prep – Year 6 participate in swimming lessons separate to their Physical Education classes. Swimming is run during Terms 1 & 4 with our magnificent swimming instructors, all of whom are family members and are proudly guided by Head Coach, Greg Rogers. They bring a wealth of experience and expertise to our program and are a huge asset to our school.
Tewantin State School aims to provide quality sporting experiences that promote enjoyment, maximum participation and skill development.  Inter-House Sports Carnivals for Swimming (year 3-6), Cross Country (year 3-6) and Athletics (Prep – year 6) are held throughout the year along with numerous inter-school sporting activities that have included:
·         NRL Development Cup
·         NRL Billy Moore Shield
·         Inter-School Sport competition (Soccer, Netball, Touch, Rugby League and Volleyball)
·         King of the Mountain Relay Challenge
·         Netball Gala Day
·         T-20 Cricket
·         SEQ Primary Schools Football Challenge
·         Noosa Gift Primary School Relay
·         Brisbane International Tennis Challenge (Red Ball/Orange Ball/Green Ball competitions)
·         Surf Education
·         Inter-School Surf Skills Challenge
A large number of students (10-12 years) attend various Noosa District School Sport trials held throughout the year as part of the representative pathway within Queensland School Sport, providing opportunities for students to participate at District, Regional, State and National levels of competition.  Our school teams also compete at annual Noosa District Swimming, Cross Country and Athletics carnivals to support this representative program.