Contents (European Syllabus)


CONTENTS (European Syllabus)


This is based and built upon Primary PE competences.


2.1 Years 1-3 and 4 -5
To ensure a balanced syllabus, the following ratios are recommended :
Team sports : 40% Individual Sports : 40% Complementary Activities : 20%


2.1.1 Team sports


During this cycle the following disciplines should be taught dependant on facilities : Basketball, Football, Handball, Hockey and Volleyball.


2.1.2 Individual Sports


In this cycle Athletics and Gymnastics are compulsory elements. According to the availability of facilities, equipment and teacher preferences ; Swimming, Racket Sports and Dance can be introduced. Physical health related fitness should be integrated into all areas of the curriculum where possible.


2.1.3 Complementary Activities
Complementary activities may be introduced depending on the school’s facilities, the teachers’ and the pupils’ interest (Ultimate Frisbee, Floorball, Tchoukball, Soft-Baseball, Tennis, Squash, Beach Volleyball, Kinball, Rugby, Martial Arts, Climbing, Nordic Walking, Orienteering, Cross-Country, Skating, Fitness, Jump-roping, Circus Skills etc.).


2.2 Years 6 – 7


2.2.1 Team Sports/Individual Sports
To ensure a balanced syllabus it is recommended that a minimum of 2 team sports and 2 individual sports are chosen from the following list :
Basketball, Football, Handball, Hockey, Volleyball, Athletics, Fitness, Gymnastics, Racket Sports and Swimming.


2.2.2 Complementary Activities
Complementary Activities maybe continued and/or new ones introduced during this cycle.


 in Physical Education


Years S1-S3 : the grade is out of 10 points based on : participation, improvement, effort, performance and behaviour.
For Team sports, the grade is focused during actual play and possible technical demonstrations.
For individual sports, the grade is based on technical demonstrations. For Swimming and Athletics, the grade made using a performance chart.


Years S4-S5, the grade is given through letters, Grade-A, Grade-B (based on the 10 point scale).
Grade-A concerns attendance, participation, effort and behaviour.
Grade-B should concern actual play situations as well as possible technical demonstrations.
For individual sports, the grade is mainly based on technical demonstrations. For Athletics, the grade is made using a performance chart.


Years S6-S7, the grade is given through letters, Grade-A, Grade-B (based on the 10 point scale).
Grade-A concerns attendance, participation, effort, social behaviour and independence
Grade-B should be focused on team sports and actual play and possible technical demonstrations.
For individual sports, the grade is mainly based on technical demonstrations. For Athletics, the grade is made using a performance chart.