Physical Education

Physical Education 8

PE 8 provides students with a diversified program of activities: weight training, tennis, badminton, basketball, dance, minor games, softball, flag football, wrestling, lacrosse, active health and volleyball. Emphasis is placed on skill development, good sportsmanship and the acquisition of knowledge necessary for the enjoyment and understanding of the activity taught. All students are required to have a T-shirt, gym shorts, socks, and indoor court shoes. Track suits or jogging warm-ups are also fine.

 

***for students interested in a Phys Ed 9/10 Girls class, please add a note to your program planning sheet***

Physical Education 9

Students will continue to develop their skills in Use of Knowledge, Movement Composition, Performance, and Social Skills and Personal Engagement.

 

Physical Education 10

Physical Education 9 and 10 assist students in developing positive attitudes towards participation in physical activity, attaining competence and efficiency in motor skills, and developing a positive attitude toward active living in the pursuit of lifelong health and well being. The curriculum in each course is divided into major activity categories selected to provide a balance between the traditional approaches to physical education and the emerging emphasis on leisure- oriented physical activities. These activity categories are: team games, individual and dual activities, dance, fitness and outdoor pursuits. All students are required to have a T-shirt, gym shorts, socks, and indoor court shoes. Track suits or jogging warm-ups are acceptable.

 

Physical Education 11

Physical Education 11 will provide students with opportunities to develop greater proficiency in a variety of skills and to reinforce the knowledge, attitudes, and strategies learned previously. Students will experience a variety of recreational activities available within the community, and will identify how such activities contribute to fitness, nutrition, and health management. There is an emphasis on the students’ development of leadership skills within the school and the community. Career opportunities in recreation and sports-related businesses will also be explored. Students will complete approximately 30 volunteer hours of service in the school and the community; this service should be related to recreational activities and demonstrate growth in leadership skills.

 

Physical Education 12

Physical Education 12 is an extension of the Physical Education 11 program. While the activity categories include team games, individual and dual activities, and leisure pursuits, the emphasis in PE 12 is on developing and implementing organizational, management and leadership skills in a recreational setting. Topics to be covered include event management, coaching, first aid, sport strategy and peer teaching. In addition, students will complete approximately 30 volunteer hours of service within the school or community. This service should be in the areas of recreation, athletics or sport. Evaluation will include assessment of organizational and leadership skills, completion of the volunteer hours, and demonstration of knowledge and understanding in written assignments.

 

Physical Education Basketball 9/10

PE 9/10 Basketball covers the 9 and/or 10 PE curriculum from a basketball perspective with emphasis on the fundamental motor skills required for basketball. The course is for the serious fan of basketball who wants to learn about the game from a number of different perspectives. We will isolate the important physical attributes for the sport and students will embark upon a conditioning program to improve these qualities. Students will learn about the rules of the game and will volunteer at home basketball games as referees and minor bench officials, as well as volunteer as basketball coaches at the school and in the community. Students will also learn about the care and prevention of common injuries associated with basketball, and will analyze and discuss common basketball issues through the use of video.

 

Physical Education Racquet Sports 11

PE Racquet Sports 11 is an extension of the Physical Education 10 program.  However, the emphasis in this course will be on racquet sports, with a particular emphasis on badminton.  The course will also cover tennis and table tennis.  Emphasis will also be given to maintaining personal fitness and making sound lifestyle choices regarding health. The usual gym attire is required including non-marking court shoes.

 

Strength And Conditioning 9/10

Students may take this course in place of Physical Education 10. This is a course that will prepare students physically and mentally as athletes. Students will participate in a performance training regime that includes free-weight Olympic lifts, flexibility training, speed training, agility training and cardiovascular endurance. In addition students will be required to understand and apply the nutritional principles that lead to performance. Leadership and goal setting components will be integrated into the curriculum. Teacher recommendation is required to enrol in this course.

Strength And Conditioning 11

These courses are for highly motivated students who maintain a healthy lifestyle. Students will learn how to design personal programs for strength and muscular training, flexibility, agility and cardiovascular endurance. In addition, students will learn anatomical and physiological function of the body, diet analysis and nutritional planning. Students are expected to participate in many different types of conditioning exercises. There will also be an in-class unit regarding the use and misuse of nutrition, supplements and drugs. Teacher recommendation is required to enrol in this course.

 

Strength And Conditioning 12

These courses are for highly motivated students who maintain a healthy lifestyle. Students will learn how to design personal programs for strength and muscular training, flexibility, agility and cardiovascular endurance. In addition, students will learn anatomical and physiological function of the body, diet analysis and nutritional planning. Students are expected to participate in many different types of conditioning exercises. There will also be an in-class unit regarding the use and misuse of nutrition, supplements and drugs. Teacher recommendation is required to enrol in this course.