Free Cooperative Play Alignment with Pillars

Context Free Cooperative Play is an activity in which I incorporate into all my PE Programs across all stages. Simply, a variety of equipment is made available for the students to explore, play and manipulate individually, in pairs or in groups. Across the School of Foundations (SOF), they love this structure as it provides themContinue reading “Free Cooperative Play Alignment with Pillars”

Leading, Adapting and Learning

Ambrose Activities Club With the privileged opportunity of being appointed the Ambrose Enhanced Care Program Leader, comes a great deal of responsibility. Retrospectively of the last two months, I share some learnings in which I have discovered about Leadership in the schooling environment.  Communication  First and foremost, the importance of clear and concise communication, acrossContinue reading “Leading, Adapting and Learning”

JoeSquared (to the Power of 1)

    As I write this blog, the feelings, emotions and thoughts are with complete lament as ‘JoeSquared’ will officially lose its title; as one member will be leaving at the conclusion of this year. Albeit, it is a sad reality for me, and I’m sure for Joe Borg as well, but it also comesContinue reading “JoeSquared (to the Power of 1)”

Building Student Spirit

St Luke’s Catholic College has been extremely supportive of our initiative to build student spirit through an extra curricular, pre to post school rotating sports program. This program titled “St Luke’s Connect” is designed on the foundations of camaraderie, faith and pride. The various tournaments are vertically streamed to adhere to the inclusive nature ofContinue reading “Building Student Spirit”

Teacher-Student Relationships

The Power of Fostering Teacher-Student Relationships Teacher-Student Relationships, why is this so important?  Because in my opinion, Optimal learning occurs after a relationship has been built between teacher and student. To break this down, a lot of students today have the respect for elders and teachers however, do they learn best from them? Maybe, maybeContinue reading “Teacher-Student Relationships”

Incorporating Student Choice in Physical Education

Incorporating ‘choice’ in Physical Education (PE) has brought many positive factors so far, especially in the School of Foundation. The excitement from the students when they hear ‘Choice Day’ is indescribable. A lesson which I generally exercise towards the end of a School Term is now being used regularly. The regular occurrence stems from ourContinue reading “Incorporating Student Choice in Physical Education”