-PDHPE is important for the individual, family and whole community. • Individual: • *life skills • -Values, fair play, teamwork, respect, communication, skills, stress and time management, self discipline and responsibility • *Health and wellbeing • -improves physical and mental health, improve self confidence
Family/social: -Close friendships -Strong family relationships -improved self worth Community: -Stronger communities -Capacity building -Safety -Networks and partnerships
-Childhood has been recognised as a crucial phase in the development of health behavior -Physical education develops pupils’ physical competence and confidence, and their ability to use these to perform in a range of activities.
PDHPE promotes physical skillfulness, physical development and a knowledge of the body in action.