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Our Hauora Initiative

06 Nov 2018

Our Hauora Initiative

At ABC Epsom we work towards a vision to help children to become competent and capable learners. As part of preparing our tamariki for life-long learning as well as school readiness we have been focusing on physical activities as part of our Hauora Initiative. 

Children need to use physical movements to use their energy and it gives children the chance to develop gross and fine motor skills, learn new things and socialise. Developing physical literacy is often said to be the goal of physical education and physical literacy includes physical competence and the attitudes and knowledge required to engage in physical activity for life. 

We have been having physical activities in addition too physical play every Friday where children are encouraged to participate in different physical activities. To see what they have been involved, have a look at our photos...