KIS International School

Physical Education


Physical Education


A balanced P.E. year typically includes the following type of experiences.

Individual Pursuits

  • This involves the development of basic motor skills and the body's capacity for movement through locomotor and manipulative skills.
  • It also includes the techniques, rules and purpose of a variety of athletic activities

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Movement composition

  • Here the students will recognize that movements can be linked together and refined to create a sequence of aesthetic movements.


  • The students will recognize the challenges presented by games.
  • The students will learn the importance of manipulating space, the categorizing of games, identifying and developing the appropriate skills and strategies for games, recognizing the importance of rules and how they define the nature of game, modifying exsting games and creating new games and the importance of teamwork.

Adventure Challenges

  • The students will participate in a variety of tasks requiring critical thinking skills as an individual or in groups.
  • The students will be involved in challenges that require groups to work collaboratively together in order to solve problems and accomplish a common goal.

​​​​​​​The goal of these programmes in Primary and Secondary Schools is to have the students recognize and appreciate the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Physical education at KIS aims to engage and empower students to understand the value of living a balanced, healthy lifestyle. Students learn, both about and through, physical and health education.

An inquiry-based learning approach is used to enable students to develop physical, health, and sport concepts, first at a basic level and then in progressively more complex situations. In addition to subject-specific content, students also learn how to work effectively with others by refining collaboration and communication skills. Swimming is not only encouraged, but it is also a part of the curriculum at KIS. Additionally, our programmes allow for the development of leadership skills and a sense of social responsibility. Being in an international school, the program aims to expose students to a variety of games and activities from around the world, providing further opportunities for intercultural understanding. PE at KIS strives to allow every student to experience success while simultaneously challenging them to step outside of their comfort zone with the goal of reaching their potential.

Ultimately the goal of the program is to foster well-rounded young adults who understand the intrinsic value of living a healthy lifestyle, and who have the required physical literacy and confidence to participate in and enjoy long-term physical activity.


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