Physical Education

Physical and Health 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.

 

Physical and Health Education 9

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

 

Girls Physical and Health Education 9/10

Girl’s PE offers a fresh new spin on Physical and Health Education for girls who are looking for a change from traditional sports and games. Activities will include a mixture of non-traditional exercise, such as: yoga, circuit training, dance and more! While the primary focus will be on improving physical health and fitness, we will alsobe addressing a number of health-related topics, including nutrition, general health, mental health, and healthyrelationships. Come with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new things!

 

Physical and Health Education 10

Physical Education 9 and 10 assist students in developing positive attitudes towards participation in physicalactivity, 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.

 

Active Living 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 contributeto fitness, nutrition, and health management. There is an emphasis on the students’ development ofleadership skills within the school and the community. Career opportunities in recreation and sports-relatedbusinesses will also be explored.

 

 

 

Active Living 12

Physical Education 12 is an extension of the Physical Education 11 program. While the activity categoriesinclude 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. Evaluation will include assessment of organizational and leadership skills, and demonstration of knowledgeand understanding in written assignments.

 

Fitness 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. Students need to be motivated to get stronger and healthier as they develop their own workout routines. Inaddition, 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 isrequired to enroll in this course.

 

Fitness 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. Teacherrecommendation is required to enroll in this course.

 

Fitness 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. Teacherrecommendation is required to enroll in this course.