Physical Education Week

9 - 13 November 2020

Physical Education is important every week, but this is the week to celebrate it!


Join the rest of South Australia and celebrate Physical Education Week in your school.

Physical Education Week promotes and highlights the importance of Health & PE in the Australian Curriculum to the learning and development of children and young people. All students have a right to receive quality physical education teaching and learning programs. 

How can you participate?

This year we have four categories to help make celebrating easy: 

1. Own School Activities

2. Theme Days

3. Come And Try Days 

4. Physical Education Week Dinner 


1. Own School Activities

The easiest way to celebrate Physical Education Week - run some activities in your class or with the whole school. start a lunch time teacher vs student competition, have a health hustle everyone morning, focus on wellbeing in the classroom... the opportunities are endless! 

Our FREE Information Booklet will give you a number of ideas. To download, simply register with ACHPER SA that your class/school is participating in Physical Education Week.


2. Theme Days

Our theme days for 2020 make it easy for you to celebrate Physical Education Week. Each theme day has easy to implement activities, and you can access them for free by registering for Physical Education Week. 

Muscle Monday

Target Tuesday

Walk It Wednesday

Team Thursday

Feel Good Friday

Click here to register and receive a free Activities Booklet. 


3. Metropolitan 'Come and Try' Days

A great opportunity for active excursions

Our come and try days offer the opportunity for students to experience a wide range of activities offered by sport specific coaches, in age appropriate groups. Click here to see highlights from last year. 

The week will offer come and try day’s specific for early years, middle years and primary years.

  • Tuesday 10 November – Primary Years Active Skills Fun Day
  • Wednesday 11 November – Catholic Schools Year 2-3 Sports Expo


4. Physical Education Week Dinner & Awards Night 

Friday 6 November 2020, 7pm-10.30pm

Adelaide Pavilion

The ACHPER SA Awards night and celebration is Friday 6 November. Nominate a colleague for an award, get a table together and come along and celebrate HPE’s night of nights. It's a great event and a chance to recognise those teachers, coaches and volunteers involved in the many great things that HPE develop. Special sporting guest speakers are always a highlight of the evening - a night not to be missed.

Click here for event details

Click here to RSVP


2020 Competitions & Prizes
Refer a friend to register for Physical Education Week 2020, so they can let us know how they are celebrating. If you do, and they register, you will go into the draw to win a prize! They must register by 5pm, Friday 6th November for you to go in the draw. 
Prize: ACHPER membership + $100 credit towards an ACHPER SA professional learning event (random draw)



These events are only made possible through the support of our partners. We value our key alliances, and without these partnerships, ACHPER SA could not dream and run this event annually! Special thanks to our ACHPER SA partners - Credit Union SAFootsteps Dance CompanySACPSSATriSkills Australia and IDM Sports.

Also thanks to our PE Week partner Mt Lofty Spring Water.