SPORTS@SP > Sports for Life

Background

what-is-sports-for-lifeWhat is Sports for Life?
Sports for Life is a programme that allows students to choose the sports they like as part of their curriculum. It is a programme that is very similar to Physical Exercise (PE), but one with greater variety of sports like laser lag, boxing, inline skating, yoga etc.

Why Sports for Life?
The aim of Sports for Life is to encourage students to take up sports and continue leading a healthy lifestyle as they grow. It also helps to discover students with sporting talents and groomed them to reach their potential. Nevertheless, students would get to know more new friends from other courses.

Through Sports for Life, you get to:

  • Learn new sports
  • Gain new experience
  • Get to know more of your friends
  • Discover your hidden talent/passion

Type of Modules

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Sports for Life Award*

The Sports for Life Award gives recognition to students who have been physically active throughout the whole of their SP experience. By fulfilling the requirements below, attractive incentives will be awarded.

Be rewarded for maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. Don’t miss out on the attractive incentives up for grabs!
*with effect from 2015

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Registration

You can login to Student Portal >> e-Services >> Sports for Life >> SFL Module Ranking
The screen below will be displayed, please select your first three choices of SFL modules.

*Year 2 and Year 3 students should only sign up for a SFL elective module during their free timetabled time.

Year 2 and Year 3 Students

You can login to the assigned google document URL to register (you should only sign up for a SFL elective module during your free timetabled time)

Year 2 students: http://tinyurl.com/SFL-option-ranking-year2

Year 3 students: http://tinyurl.com/SFL-option-ranking-year3

 

Please note the registration period for your diploma:

Year 1 Start End
DPCS, DBIT, DCPE & DEB 16 April 2014, 8am 21 April 2014, 5pm
DARCH, DCEB, DACM, DACP, DFST & DISM 17 April 2014, 8am 22 April 2014, 5pm

 

Year 2 and 3 Start End
ALL Diplomas 14 April 2014, 8am 17 April 2014, 5pm

 

Lesson Schedule:

SFL 5th Run – Year 1 Schedule

SFL 5th Run – Year 2 Schedule

SFL 5th Run – Year 3 Schedule

Details*:

*Note: All equipment provided. Students are allowed to bring their own equipment if they wish to. No experience needed.

PFP-Compulsory Modules Venue Time
MondayTuesdayThursdayFriday Semester 1Fitness trainingSemester 2

Games Series

(Tchoukball & Ultimate Frisbee)

SP Sports Complex 4-6pm

 

Year 1 – Compulsory Modules Venue Time
Semester 1Thursday- DPCS- DBIT

- DCPE

- DEB

 

Friday

- DARCH

- DCEB

- DACM

- DACP

- DFST

- DISM

 

Badminton Jurong West Stadium
Bus Pick Up Point: Admin Block Carpark(1-way transport provided)
4-6pm
Wellness Concourse A
Swimming SP Swimming Pool
Life Saving SP Swimming Pool
Tennis SP Tennis Court 1-4
Wet Weather: Dance@Moberly
Tchoukball SP Basketball Court 1-3Wet Weather: Poly Centre
Bowling Westwood BowlBus Pick Up Point: Admin Block Carpark(1-way transport provided)
Laser Tag Moberly/SDC/Skate ParkWet Weather: Poly Centre
Martial Arts Mug@Moberly
Dance Multi Purpose Hall
Inline Skating Skate Park / Multipurpose Court

 

Year 2 – Elective Modules Venue Time
Monday & Tuesday Badminton Poly Centre 4-6pm
Wellness Digital Life@moberly
Swimming SP Swimming Pool
Life Saving SP Swimming Pool
Tennis SP Tennis Court 1-4
Wet Weather: Dance@Moberly
Tchoukball SP Basketball Court 1-3Wet Weather: Study Corner @ FC3
Touch Football Multipurpose Field
Wet Weather: Outside SP Gym
Thursday Wellness Digital Life@moberly 4-6pm
Swimming SP Swimming Pool
Life Saving SP Swimming Pool

 

Year 3 – Elective Modules Venue Time
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday    Running clinic  Sports ComplexWet Weather: SP Gym@Pool 4-6pm
Strength and conditioning SP Gym@Pool/Sports Complex
Resistance Band Audition Room

 

Safety

Pre-Activity

  • Medical Condition Declaration 
  • Ensure that you have sufficient sleep the night before (recommended 7 hours)
  • You should seek doctor’s advice before participating in sports activities if you have been ill in the last 1 week
  • Hydrate yourself sufficiently
  • Read up on Sports Safety before taking part in SFL activities (www.ssc.gov.sg)

During Activity

  • Warm up adequately
  • As a guide, take water breaks half-hourly

Post-Activity

  • Cool down with light exercises and stretching exercises
  • Hydrate yourself adequately after the lesson
  • Inform coaches if you are not feeling well

FAQ

Q: What happens if I miss the registration deadline?

A:

  • For Year 1 students, you will be assigned to a module which has a vacancy.
  • For Year 2 students, you will not be selected for any module as it is an elective module for year 2 students.
  • All PFP students do not need to register for SFL module as the school will register for you.

Q: Will I be able to change my module after the registration period?

A: You may request for change of module during the appeal period. However, changes will be subjected to availability.

Q: Where will the lessons be held?

A: All modules, except Bowling and Badminton will be held in SP campus.
Students who have lessons (eg. Diploma Plus program and Foreign Language course) scheduled after SFL in the timetable are encouraged to select a module which will be held in SP campus to minimise travelling time.

Q: What do I need to bring for SFL lessons?

A: Towel, Water bottle, personal medication (if applicable) and be properly attired.

Q: What should I do if I’m unwell?
A:

  • If you are unwell for the whole day of school [unfit for work/duty], please submit your MC to your respective school as per normal.
  • If you are unfit for physical activity and wish to be excused from SFL lesson only, please submit your MC to DSD*.
  • If you are unwell just before SFL lesson or during the lesson, stop activity immediately and inform your coaches.

Q: Will there be SFL lesson if it rains?
A: Report at designated venue to get specific instructions from your coaches.

Q: Will SFL affect my GPA?
A: SFL will not affect GPA, progression or graduation.

Q: What are the criteria to pass my SFL module?
A: You need to satisfy at least 70% attendance as well as attain a pass in skills assessment.

Contact Us

Singapore Polytechnic
Department of Student Development
500 Dover Road
Singapore 139651

For more enquiries, please contact:
Ms Nur Shaidah Sazali
Tel: 6870 8361
Email: nur_shaidah_sazali@sp.edu.sg

Ms Cheong-Yeo Eng Luan
Tel: 6870 0408
Email: EngLuan@sp.edu.sg