Physical Education



  1. Objectives of the PE Programme
  • to acquire a range of motor skills, concepts, principles and strategies to participate in 6 different sports
  • to display positive personal and social behaviour across different experiences and environments
  • to acquire health, diet, fitness and sports knowledge for lifelong commitment to a physically active and healthy lifestyle
  • to build a resilient character with an appreciation of the outdoors


  1. The PE Programme
  • Physical games and sports skills / concepts
    • Football
    • Handball
    • Badminton
    • Basketball
    • Softball
    • Volleyball
  • Outdoor Education
  • Elements of Physical Health and Fitness


  1. Modes of Assessment
  • NAPFA test  (PFT)
  • Theory assessment through SLS and HBL
  • Game skills assessment through peer feedback and intra-class competitions.


  1. Department Policy
  • All students, except those with valid medical certificates, are to participate fully in PE lessons.
  • All students are to be in their House T-shirts, school PE shorts, socks and appropriate footwear for all PE lessons.
  • All students are to participate in sports events organised by the department.


(a)        Sports Day

(b)        Cross Country

(c)        Inter-house Games

(d)        Inter-class Games



  1. Sports and Exercise Science (ESS) as an O-Level subject
  • The choice of taking ESS as an O-Level subject is offered to Secondary 3 students who are more sport-inclined, provided they meet the requirements at the end of the Secondary 2 year.
    • There is no N-Level paper for ESS. N(A) students will be taking their ESS O-Level papers concurrently with their N-Level Papers.
  • The 2-year curriculum will enable students to appreciate the theoretical and practical aspects of PE as well as prepare students who are keen in a tertiary education in:
    • Life and Health Sciences
    • Physical Education
    • Health and Fitness

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