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Active PlayHawker Area School

Hawker Active Play- A Joint Initiative between Country Health
SA and the Hawker Area School.

Hawker Active Play Philosophy:

•    to encourage the healthy development of children
     through play activities by supporting  children's fine and Hawker Area School
     gross motor skills as well as language and literacy.
•    to be an effective strategy to address inadequate
     development in our rural children.
•    Active Play is conducted at Hawker Area School
     providing a venue for health promotion activities as well as
     Outreach visits from Allied Health Professionals, who workHawker Area School
     with the community to identify their needs.

Classes operate 3 times a week during school terms for
Birth - 5 years, Kindergarten and Junior Primary Students.

Children and students develop their fine and gross motor skills
through applied obstacle courses incorporating balancing, climbing, Hawker Area School
crawling, rolling, jumping, catching and tumbling skills, fine gross
motor skills applied through beading, sculpting, drawing and other
developmentally appropriate activities.

Hawker Active Play not only focuses on physical fitness involving fundamental movements but incorporates health, active living,
cognitive learning and intellectual processes, enhancing their social,
emotional, physical and intellectual development in a safe, secure

Hawker Active Play sessions and activities have been aligned to
SACSA outcomes.

Travel Claims- for all remote and isolated families (more than 5
kilometres from the school) there is an opportunity to claim for
travel allowance.

Hawker Active Play- Learning, Playing, Supporting Families.