Physical health is important at Martinshaw. Not only does it have the obvious benefits from a physical health perspective (strengthens muscles and bones, prevents excessive weight gain, and helps reduce the risk of conditions such as cancer and diabetes), but the mental effects of physical movement are huge. With exercise comes an increase in confidence, better concentration, and generally happier children.
We provide a broad range of physical activities from Preschool through to Year 6. Through the delivery of our Physical Health curriculum, our children will develop their physical competence; grow in confidence; become motivated learners; and begin to understand the importance of physical health. Our Physical Health curriculum is delivered through: