Darüşşafaka Schools


Physical Education And Sports Department

GOALS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS PROGRAM
Goal of Physical Education and Sports department is to raise healthy, happy and well-behaved individuals considering their developments in accordance with Ataturk principles and revolutions and primary purposes of Turkish National Education. We also aim to ensure that students are equipped with basic knowledge, skills, attitude and habits.

We also want our students to make sports and habit of doing sports as an indispensable part of their lives keeping in mind “lifelong sports”, “active body” and “active brain” principles.

Thus we use all facilities in our school to make sure that students have basic skills in athleticism, badminton, basketball, dance, football, handball, gymnastics, volleyball, swimming as well as knowledge of commands, movements and other educational exercises/games.

With the guidance of physical education and sports teachers, another goal of our department is to guide students for sports branches which they will enjoy considering their interests and skills.

Special Goals
In line with the objectives of Turkish National Education, we want to raise individuals with sports consciousness who adopt thoughts of Atatürk about physical education and sports who know the significance and importance of national holidays and independence days and so eager to participate in all activities within this context.

We want to raise individuals who develop movement knowledge and skills through participating in physical activities, make a habit of doing physical activities and meet physical requirements of his/her age and maintain it.

We want to raise individuals who know sports rules and follow them, who practice knowledge and skills in their daily lives, who know how to move together and share, develop personal struggle perseverance and use these skills in their normal lives positively.

We want to raise individuals who can use health-improving knowledge in life and for personal development through regular active participation.

We want to raise social individuals who have sports consciousness through participating in sports activities.

Objectives
One of the objectives of our department is to guide students for sports branches which they will enjoy considering their interests and skills.

To ensure that students have the habit of doing sports and increase the number of students who do sports voluntarily.

We want to represent our school in the best way possible and demonstrate our values both in our province and all over Turkey.

Team Sports
We create teams in order to develop talents and knowledge of our students in sports branches. In our school, we have athleticism, badminton, basketball, football, folk dances, handball, gymnastics, table tennis, chess, sportive hall dances, volleyball and swimming.

Athleticism Young High School Girls Team

Athleticism Young High School Boys Team

Basketball Young Girls Team

Basketball Young Boys Team

Volleyball Young Girls Team

Volleyball Young Boys Team

Football Young Girls Team

Football Young Boys Team

Futsal Young Boys Team

Badminton High School Team

Table Tennis High School Team

BASIC SKILLS AND VALUES WE WANT TO TEACH THANKS TO THE PROGRAM

Basic Skills

-Critical Thinking

-Creative Thinking

-Problem solving

-Decision making

-Using Turkish language correctly, properly and efficiently

-Investigation

-Communication

-Using information technologies

-Self-management

-Providing security and protection

-Entrepreneurship

Values

Collaboration

Tolerance

Love

Respect

Patriotism

Aesthetics

Peace

Be responsive to national, moral and universal values

Attaching importance on personal and social values

Responsibility

Gentlemanship

ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION
In every academic term from Physical Education and Sports lessons, students are assessed twice for their performance in practical activities or with written exam and at least two performance grades. However, students completing their project or term homework are given project/homework grades.

DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES
As Physical Education and Sports Department, we create a governing body to administer sports activities in the beginning of the academic year in consequence of holding meetings with the representatives from classes.

Sports Governing Body plans sports activities throughout the year, makes decisions about participating in competitions and competitions which will be organized by Darüşşafaka Schools.

Ceremonies
Physical Education and Sports Department supports the activities and ceremonies organized by Celebration Commemoration Committee particularly for the May 19 Commemoration of Atatürk Youth and Sports Day activities.

Darüşşafaka Sports and Art Festival (DAÇKAFEST)
As the department, we also support the planning and organization of DAÇKAFEST which is held in the last week of each academic year.