Physical Education and Sports at JPS
Physical Education and Sports are central to the educational programme at GEMS Jumeirah Primary School. We seek to educate the whole child, and Physical Education forms an integral part of the whole school curriculum. It allows students to develop physically, socially, emotionally, and cognitively. They learn to work as part of a team, to recognise the abilities of others and to have an enjoyable learning experience. Physical Education at GEMS JPS aims to help children to:
The Physical Education department is very well resourced and the school’s facilities include a shaded 25 - metre swimming pool and an infant learning pool, an astro-turf all weather pitch, tennis and netball courts, a large indoor gymnasium and a large additional indoor sports hall.
The Physical Education Department comprises of the highly qualified staff:
Physical Education fits well into the whole structure of sport at GEMS JPS, providing foundations and confidence for children to pursue their chosen sports through the extensive After-School Activities (ASA) Programme. There is also an opportunity for children to experience the challenges of competition, by participating in sporting fixtures with other schools throughout the region.