Preparation by Schools
schools should have the following physical education equipment
i) A square
or rectangular sports ground with a boundary of 80 metres or above.
There should be sufficient space on all sides as a buffer area.
ii) Several gymnastic mats
iii) Skittles, cones or markers for indicating distance
iv) A stop-watch
v) A measuring tape (30 or 50 metres)
vi) A weighing scale
vii) A height measuring scale
viii) A whistle
ix) Sit-and-reach box
x) Skinfold calipers
xi) Handgrip dynamometer (for primary schools only)
to be able to borrow up to 3 sets of equipment from the Hong Kong
Childhealth Foundation free of charge for three years. This facility
is no longer available from 2001/2002 onwards.
conduct the tests under the schemes during physical education
lessons, as extra-curricular activities or at any time outside
school hours. If the tests are conducted during physical education
lessons, it takes about 4 periods to complete the test items for
the whole class.