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Physical Education

Teaching Staff

01/Mr Lee Kah Onn
HOD Physical Education & Co-Curricular Activities
Physical Education
02/Mr Yaw Kah Weng
Subject Head, Physical Education & Co-Curricular Activities
Physical Education

Mr Yeo Chin Hwei 
Senior Teacher, Physical Education
Physical Education
04/Mr Yip Kwan Guan
Physical Education

05/Mr Syaifudean Selamat
Physical Education

Mr Lim Wee
Physical Education
07/Mr Neo Kai Hong Kelvin
Physical Education

08/Mr P Vinoth
Physical Education


Subjects Offered

      • Physical Education (Secondary 1 to 5)
      • Exercise and Sports Science (GCE O-Level Elective Subject)


'Healthy Body healthy Mind'

Goals of Physical Education

The purpose of physical education (PE) is to enable students to demonstrate individually and with others, the physical skills, practices and values to enjoy a lifetime of active healthy living. There are 6 goals of PE which interact with others goals in a well-planned programme that addresses the knowledge, skills and values desired for every student. Physical education seeks to develop in each student the ability to:

Goal 1 : Acquire a range of movement skills to participate in a variety of physical activities.

Goal 2 : Understand and apply movement concepts, principles and strategies in a range of physical activities.

Goal 3 : Demonstrate safe practices during physical and daily activities with respect to themselves, others and the environment.

Goal 4 : Display positive personal and social behaviour across different experiences.

Goal 5 : Acquire and maintain health-enhancing fitness through regular participation in physical activities.

Goal 6 : Enjoy and value the benefits of living a physically active and healthy life.

Curriculum Outline (Secondary 1 to 5)

Secondary 1:
    • Games component: Gymnastics and badminton
    • Track and Field: Sprinting
    • Outdoor Education: Orienteering and map reading
Secondary 2:
    • Games component: Handball and basketball
    • Track and Field: Long jump
    • Outdoor Education: Rope skills
    • NAPFA Test
Secondary 3:
    • Games component: Touch rugby, netball and tchoukball
    • Track and Field: Relay
    • PHF: Strength and conditioning, running, SBJ and pull up
Secondary 4:
    • Games component: Softball and mini tennis
    • Track and Field: JavelinNAPFA Test
Secondary 5:
    • Games component: Floorball
    • Track and Field: High jump
    • NAPFA Test

Exercise and Sports Science Curriculum Outline  

The Exercise and Sports Science (ESS) O-Level Elective subject will be offered to Secondary 3 Express and Normal Academic Students. The objectives of ESS are as follow:

1) Acquire and apply knowledge in exercise physiology, biomechanics and sports psychology

2) Develop movement concepts and motor skills to be proficient in the performance of a team and individual sport

3) Understand the benefits and risks associated with physical exercise

4) Examine issues related to sports from sociocultural perspectives 

The subject consists of a Theory component and a Practical component as shown below


T & L Framework

The PE Curriculum aims to develop our students across 3 domains of Physical Activities, Outdoor Education, Physical Health and Fitness. As students progress through the secondary school levels, they build on their foundation and apply their knowledge and skills in authentic settings through PE lessons, Outdoor Camps, Sports Events and Inter Class Competitions.


Exercise and Sports Science


Subjects Offered

    • Physical Education (Secondary 1 to 5)
    • Exercise and Sports Science (GCE O-Level Elective Subject)


In 2018, JWSS will be offering Exercise & Sports Science (ESS) to selected students in Secondary 3 Express and Normal Academic classes. ESS is an interdisciplinary subject where students will be grounded in the sub-disciplines of sports science with an understanding of sociology in relation to sports. 

The aims of the syllabus are for students to: 
  • Acquire and apply the knowledge in exercise physiology, biomechanics, and sports psychology to analyse, evaluate and improve practical performances in physical exercises and sports; 
  • Develop the movement concepts and motor skills needed to be proficient in the performance of a team and an individual / dual1 sport; 
  • Understand the benefits and risks associated with physical exercise and sports to manage personal participation in physical activities; and 
  • Examine issues related to sports and participation in physical activities from socio-cultural and global perspectives.     

The subject consists of two components:    
  1. Theory Component (40%) 
  2. Practical Component (60%)    

Students will be expected to complete 2 practical activities consisting of:    
  1. One Individual/ Dual Sport such as track & field, cross country running or badminton (singles/doubles) AND 
  2. One Team Sport such as Netball, Basketball, Hockey, Volleyball

ESS Scheme of Assessment



Level Wide Engagement Games 2020

JWSS students from Secondary One to Three participated in a variety of engagement activities organised for their form classes. Secondary One students put their skills to test against each other in a fun and exciting game of Archery Tag. Secondary Two students participated in a series of challenge game stations. The Secondary Three students experienced an afternoon Virtual Reality Gaming. 

D.jpgSec one student aiming for the archery tag targetE.jpgSec Two students battling it out in the Balloon Blaster
F.jpgStudents figuring out how to score in Archery HoverballG.jpg
Having a go at the challenging treadmill VR station

Secondary Two Adventure Camp

Secondary Two students took part in the 3 Days/2 Nights Adventure Camp held at the Sarimbun Scout Camp from 6th to 8th January 2020. Form Teachers and their respective form classes bonded together over character building and adventurous outdoor activities. The students participated in a host of activities such as bridge building, water rafting, zip-line, outdoor cooking amazing race and more.


H.pngStudents cooking lunch for themselves
I.jpgAdrenaline fueled zip-lining activities
J.pngRiver crossing across a logK.jpgBeautiful Campfire on campfire night

JWSS Inter-Class Games 2019 (Mar - Oct 2019)

Every year the PE Department organizes the Inter-Class Games to promote participation and sportsmanship within the school. Each level will play a different game according to the sport that they learn at their respective level. At secondary 1 they will be playing Badminton Doubles, secondary 2 does Frisbee and secondary 3 will be doing Netball. The secondary 4 & 5 gets to pick which sport they want to compete for their inter-class games and every year it’s a favorite for the boys to be playing Soccer and the girls to play Netball. Below are the winners for each level

2019 Inter-Class games Results
Secondary 4 & 5
Boys (Soccer)
Girls (Netball)
 Secondary 3 
 3E53E5 & 3T1 
 Secondary 2 
 Secondary  1 

A.jpegSecondary 4 girls battling it out at Netball

B.jpegSecondary 4 boys trying to get a goal for their class

C.jpegWinner of the Secondary 3 inter class games for girlsD.jpegWinner of the Secondary 2 inter class games for boys
E.jpegSecondary 1 badminton champions - 1E1

JWSS Annual Cross Country 2019

The 9th JWSS Annual Cross Country Meet was held for the first time in the newly opened Jurong Lake Gardens on 23 July 2019. This year the students of JWSS get to experience the natural landscapes of swamp forests and wetlands while attempting their run. The distance for the boys is 4.4 km while the girls is 3.3 km. The teachers and PSG also participated in this event by joining the Teacher’s Fun Run. A range of activities was organised by the Sports JeWel students for the school to prepare the students for the Cross Country Meet as well as keeping their spirits high for the event.  We were also fortunate to have Team SG marathoner, Ms Jasmine Goh to give us some words of encouragement before the event.  The list below shows the winner of JWSS Annual Cross Country Meet 2019:

Lower Secondary Boys

Lower Secondary Girls

Lower Secondary Challenge Shield

Nandakumar Mithun



Ng Hui Ying




Upper Sec Boys

Upper Sec Girls

Upper Secondary Challenge Shield

Satishwaran S/O Lingam Kumar



Hinata Raza




A.JPGTeam SG Marathoner Jasmine Goh motivating students of JWSS for a good run.

B.JPGMr Huzaini motivating his form class in the Relay Race, one of the lead up event before the 9th JWSS Annual Cross Country Meet
C.JPGTeachers off to a good start for the day!

E.JPGOur Upper Secondary students having their last attempt to break the school record!

D.JPGThe Lower Secondary Challenge Shield goes to 2E3!

JWSS Annual Sports Day 2019

The JWSS Annual Sports Day 2019 was held on 12 April 2019 at the Clementi Stadium. The much anticipated event provided an opportunity for the school to come together to celebrate sporting excellence as well as school spirit. Apart from the individual and team track events, students also took part in the Obstacle Course and Physical Challenge activities. Our JWSS teachers and Parent Support Group members also demonstrated their athletic abilities in the Teachers’ Relay Race.

students attempting to complete the obstacle course.jpgStudents attempting to complete the obstaclesstudents attempting to complete the obstacle course 2.jpgStudents attempting to complete the obstacles
sec 2 students starting their 100m race.jpgSecondary 2 students starting their 100m race

sec 45 100m boys winners with PSG president mdm Gena Chen.jpgSecondary 4/5 100m boys winners with PSG president Mdm Gena Chen
sec 45 4by100m relay winners with mr michael.jpgSecondary 4/5 4X100m relay winners with Mr Michaelwinners of the teachers race.jpgWinners of the teachers' race

Secondary 2 Adventure Camp (27 Mar - 29 Mar 2019)

The 2019 Secondary Two Adventure Camp was conducted at Sarimbun Scouts Camp from 27 – 29 March 2019. The camp’s objectives were to build students’ resilience, ruggedness and independence among students, equip them with outdoor skills and knowledge, facilitate bonding and deepen friendships within the class. Throughout the 3 days 2 nights, students took part in activities like Zip-lining, abseiling, outdoor cooking and camp craft skills. The Camp ended on a high note with entertaining performances and exuberant cheers from all the Secondary Two classes on campfire night. 
A.jpegSecondary Two Cohort start their camp by pitching up their tents
B.jpegAspiring Master Chefs in the making figuring out their menu for Outdoor Cooking 
F.JPGThey must have confidence in themselves to cross the bridge they built

D.JPGOur students showing their entrepreneurial skills, convincing the facilitator the special traits of their pioneering project
G.jpgService above self, students take turn to serve each other meals during the camp

I.jpegBraving new heights was one of the activities our Secondary Two cohort has to overcome using their abseiling techniques
H.JPGBring me to safety with the Tarzan Swing!
C.JPGWhat other way to end a camp other than a Campfire Night!

Secondary 3 MOE-OBS Camp (25 Mar – 29 Mar 2019)

On 25 March 2019, the Secondary 3 cohort embarked on their Secondary 3 MOE-Outward Bound School camp held at Outward Bound School. The camp was conducted with students from Choa Chu Kang Secondary School and Maris Stella High School for a 5 Days – 4 Night Programme.

During the Camp, students were engaged in a series of fun and exciting activities such as kayaking, hiking, High Ropes courses as well as outdoor cooking. Through the activities, students built their self-confidence and resilience as they stepped outside their comfort zone. At the same time, JWSS students also had an opportunity to meet new friends from other schools and background.

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Students conquering the rock wall
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Working together to prepare for a meal
students setting off for a hike.jpg
Students setting off for a hike
setting sail on a new adventure.jpg
Setting sail on a new adventure
 morning briefing before kayaking expedition.jpgMorning briefing before the kayaking expedition

Annual Cross Country (20 July 2018)

JWSS Annual Cross Country Meet was held at the Dragon & Phoenix Court, Chinese Garden on 20 July. This year’s route for the boys spanned a distance of 4.4 km while the girls competed along a 3.3 km route. Our JWSS teachers and Parent Support Group members also took part in the Teacher’s Fun Run. 

As a Lead Up to the event, a series of activities were planned to find the fittest boy and girl in JWSS through the Beep Test and Cooper Test. We were also graced by the presence of Mr C Kunalan who came to JWSS to share and inspire our students with his stories.

Mr C Kunalan giving his speech to motivate students prior to the event.
Teachers of JWSS preparing for their Fun Run

 Winners of JWSS Annual Cross Country Meet 2018 Wee Yan of 2E1 finishing his race in style by breaking the Lower Secondary Boys record!

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Annual Sports Day

The JWSS Annual Sports & Games Day was held at Clementi Sports Stadium. The atmosphere was electric as students competed to see which class would emerge as the Level Champion. The stadium was painted in a sea of colours as students came dressed in their respective class T-shirts, while the class banners adorned the spectator stands. Students were competing in a series of track events comprising of the 100m, 200m, 300m, 400m and 4x100m relay races. A total of 3 new records were set in the 100m Boys race, 4x100m Boys relay, and 200m Girls race. The JWSS Spartan Race made a return this year with 4 obstacles namely, the hurdles challenge, skipping, farmer’s walk and tyre run.


The successful completion of the Annual Sports & Games Day saw staff and students competing against each other in the spirit of sportsmanship. The JWSS PE Department looks forward to the continued support of everyone at our next event.


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2017 Activities

Annual Cross Country (21st July 2017)

Our school held its 7th Annual Cross Country at Japanese Garden on 21st July 2017 with 1,200 students, teachers and parents support group taking part in the event. This year, the boys’ route was a 4.4km course while the girls competed along a 3.3km course and not forgetting the teachers and parents support group who completed a 1.3 km course as well. The list below shows our winners of JWSS Cross Country meet 2017:



Annual Sports Day (24th March 2017)

The atmosphere at Clementi Sports Stadium was exhilarating as shouts of excitement and rhythmic cheering echoed throughout the venue on the morning of 24 March 2017. Decked in their colourful class tee shirts, JWSS athletes were all geared up to represent their classes to compete in track events, which comprised of 100m, 200m, 300m, 400m and 4x100m relay. To promote the competitive spirit and encourage more students to participate in the festivities, JWSS introduced its first ever Spartan Race. The participants braved through four obstacles namely the farmer’s walk, parachute running, skipping and flipping tyres spread across 400m. 

JWSS Staff and students came together as one as we competed against in the spirit of friendly competition. With three new individual records set and two team records broken, the day proved to be a day of remarkable athletic excellence which also showcased youthful energy, spirit of fair play and fervent teamwork.

Secondary Three Level Camp (9th - 11th January 2017)

This year, the Secondary 3 Level Camp was conducted at Jalan Bathera’s Outdoor Adventure Learning Centres from 9 – 11 January 2017. It was a great opportunity for the Secondary 3 students to bond with their new class-mates, as well as their Form Teachers. More than 230 students took part in various activities such as rock climbing, abseiling, and the high ropes course. The camp concluded with a evening camp fire which was attended by our Principal, Vice Principals and Year Heads where each class put up performances such as songs, dances and skits to engage and entertain our esteemed guests.


2016 Activities

Secondary 2: 3D2N Local Camp ( 25 -27 February)

The Sec 2 students took part in activities like High Ropes, Kayaking and orienteering around Sembawang Park.

Secondary 3: 3D2N Overseas Camp ( 25-27 February)

The 3D2N Sec 3 Level Camp was held at the Kota Tinggi Rainforest Resort.  The students took part in activities like rock wall climbing, abseiling and trekking expedition to a waterfall.


Cross Country

Our school held its 6th Annual Cross Country on at Chinese Garden on 24th July 2015 with 1,200 students and teachers taking part in the event. This year, the boys’ route was a 4.8km course while the girls competed along a 3.6km course.