About Sports & Wellness

Sports & Wellness is a subject that aims to empower students with the fundamental knowledge and skills for a lifelong pursuit of healthy living.  This subject allows students to learn practical tips to adopt a healthy lifestyle and be exposed to a broad range of physical activities.  It is a platform where students can form new friendship while cultivating good habits towards healthy living. 

Subject Details

Sports & Wellness is a compulsory 1 CU subject, spanning across 10 weeks for 2 hours a week.  Assessment is based on attendance and participation, and results will be reflected in the academic transcript.  Students are required to achieve 70% attendance in order to attain a Pass in this subject.  Students who are not successful in Sports & Wellness in the first attempt are required to repeat the subject once and they will not be able to qualify for the Diploma with Merit.

Exemptions may be approved by Registrar on a case-by-case basis eg compelling medical grounds and/or prohibitive physical disabilities that is substantiated by relevant medical documentation. 

Medical Declaration and Exemption Froms

Attendance Taking & Class Participation

For Sports & Wellness, a 15 minutes grace period will be given to students to change into sports attire and to travel to their allocated venue.  Attendance will be taken at 11.15am or 4.15pm. Late comers will be marked as absent for the class.

Students who do not participate in class due to non-valid reasons (determined at the discretion of Instructors) may also be marked as being absent.

At the end of term 1, classes will be ranked based on attendance and participation.  Classes with higher attendance rate will be granted priority in choosing their physical activity modules for term 2.  (There is no choosing of modules in term 1).

The following flowchart will help students to understand the timeline: 

Week 0

  • Students will be briefed about S&W during their School’s week 0 Orientation/ Course Manager Briefing. Information is also available on TP Website.

  • Students will receive 2 forms: PAR-Q and Indemnity & Medical Declaration Forms. These forms are to be submitted to their CPs by 28 April (Fri), 6pm. Application for Exemption Form can be obtained on TP website or at request from their CP.

  • Students are to check the module & venue allocation on S&W webpage as module changes fortnightly.

Week 1

  • Students are to report in sports attire (TP School T-shirt) at their respective venue for Sports & Wellness.

  • PAR-Q Form, Indemnity Form and Application for Exemption Form (if applicable), must be submitted to CP by 28 April (Fri), 6pm.

  • Students who are applying for exemption are required to attend Sports & Wellness till approval for exemption is granted by Registrar.

Weeks 2 - 6

  • Attend S&W, have fun, get fit and learn something new! Help your class to attain high attendance and participation rate.

  • Modules changes every 2 weeks, Class Rep will need to ensure that your class turn up at the right venue for your module.

Weeks 7 – 10

  • Students to enjoy the Sports Facilities at your own time. Bookings can be made on Student Portal- “Other Services”.

Week Before OCL

  • Ranking of Class attendance and participation will be published on TP Learning Management System.

  • Class Rep will be asked to come to SDAA office to sign your class up for modules in Term 2.

  • Classes with higher attendance and participation rate will be given priority.

Week After OCL

  • From week after OCL week, students will enjoy their term 2 modules. It will be for 4 weeks in total.

  • Students who have been granted exemption need not report for class.

After 10 Weeks of S&W

  • Continue to exercise, keep fit, eat well and have fun in TP!

Modules Offered

Venue/ Teaching Facility

Activity

Week 1 to 6
(24 April to 2 June) or
(23 Oct to 1 Dec)

Week 7 to 10
(10 July to 4 Aug) or
(15 Jan to 9 Feb)

Gym (Blk 29)

Gym Fitness

 

Sports Hall 1
(Sports Complex @ Blk 29)

Fitness & Nutrition

 

Basketball

 

Bouldering

 

Modified Tennis

 

Sports Hall 2
(Blk 26A, Lvl 2)

Badminton

 

Floorball

 

Frisbee

 

Netball

 

Volleyball

 

Sports Hall 2 (Blk 26A, Lvl 2)

Table Tennis

 

Dance Studio
(Blk 26A, Lvl 1)

Self Defence

 

Dance & Nutrition

 

Gym Studio
(Blk 29, inside Gym)

Self Defence

 

Group Fitness 1 & Nutrition

 

Dance Studio (Blk 26A, Lvl 2)

Group Fitness 2 & Nutrition

 

Facilitation Rm (Blk 26A Lvl 2)

Pilates & Nutrition

 

FAQ

FAQ on Sports & Wellness


 
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