At HudsonWay Immersion School, we are committed to a diverse athletic curriculum and strive to give students a broad exposure to many types of physical activity and sports. In addition to ensuring that students' physical activity is up to standards administered by the state, HWIS hopes to foster in its students a lifelong interest in staying active.
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Pre-K Curriculum Overview
The preschool physical education (PE) program promotes body management and serves as an introduction to sports and athletic activities. Individual attention is given to meet different physical, social, and cognitive needs while promoting cooperation within the group.
Program priorities include developing basic movements and athletic functions, promoting sports exploration, instilling athletic awareness and safety, and building confidence and self-esteem.
K–6 Curriculum Overview
The elementary PE program teaches team and individual sports through a building-blocks approach, in which students practice sport-specific movements and drills to develop competency and instill confidence. Difficulty and intensity progress by grade level and ability level of the cumulative group.
Program priorities include promoting team building and group solving skills, building confidence and self-esteem, fostering characteristics of good sportsmanship and teamsmanship, and explaining how rules and proper techniques contribute to a fun and safe environment.