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Physical Education

Course Descriptions:

PHYSICAL EDUCATION GR 9
(PHER1F) – 1 credit
Prerequisite: None
Content: The Grade 9 Health and Physical Education Program allows students the opportunity to engage in individual and team activities.  Students will explore a wide variety of activities designed to enhance lifelong commitments through individual pursuits and team activities.  We take the “something for everyone” approach towards Physical and Health Education.  Through instruction and game situations, students will be provided the opportunity to improve and succeed in a wide variety of activities and health education.
 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION GR 10
(PHER2F) – 1 credit
Prerequisite: Grade 9 Physical Education
Content: The course is run on an option system that allows students to choose the activities in which they participate.  Classes are co-educational and the instruction varies between lifetime activities and team sports.  Many activities such as weight training, skating, bowling and swimming are offered at facilities outside the school.  Instruction covers the general concepts, skills, and regulations of lifetime activities and team sports.  It also consists of mandatory health and a leadership component.
 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION GR 11
(PHER3F) – 1 credit
Prerequisite: Grade 10 Physical Education
Content: This compulsory full-credit course is designed to help youth take greater ownership of their own physical fitness, to encourage them to seek out activities that interest them, and to engage in active lifestyles into their futures.  Students will study topics related to fitness management, mental health, substance use and abuse prevention, and the social impact of sport.  The focus of this content will be on health and personal planning and these components will be delivered on line.  Students are required to develop and implement on their own time a personal activity plan as part of the physical activity practicum.  Students will be introduced to safety and risk management planning to minimize the associated risks of the activities they have chosen.
As part of earning a credit for this course, students will be required to submit a personal fitness portfolio containing elements such as a fitness plan, physical activity log, or journal entries.  Students will also be required to meet with the cooperating/monitoring teacher.  Students will be graded for completion of the course with a Complete or Incomplete designation.
NOTE: Parents/guardians will be required to review the student’s physical activity plan and sign a Parent Declaration and Consent Form acknowledging their approval of the chosen activities and acceptance of the responsibility for risk management, safety, and supervision.  Parents/guardians will also be required to verify the entries of the student’s physical activity log through a sign-off procedure.
Students have an option to participate and gather practical hours in the gymnasium setting.
 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION  GR 12
(PHER4F)  – 1 credit
Prerequisite: Grade 11 Physical Education
Content: This compulsory full-credit course is designed to help youth take greater ownership of their own physical fitness, to encourage them to seek out activities that interest them, and to engage in active lifestyles into their futures.  Students will study topics related to fitness management, nutrition, social/emotional health, and personal development.  The focus of this content will be on health and personal planning and these components will be delivered on line.  Students are required to develop and implement on their own time a personal activity plan as part of the physical activity practicum.  Students will be introduced to risk management planning to minimize the associated risks of the activities they have chosen.
As part of earning a credit for this course, students will be required to submit a personal fitness portfolio containing elements such as a fitness plan, physical activity log, or journal entries.  Students will also be required to meet with the cooperating/monitoring teacher.  Students will be graded for completion of the course with a Complete or Incomplete designation.
NOTE: Parents/guardians will be required to review the student’s physical activity plan and sign a Parent Declaration and Consent Form acknowledging their approval of the chosen activities and acceptance of the responsibility for risk management, safety, and supervision.  Parents/guardians will also be required to verify the entries of the student’s physical activity log through a sign-off procedure.
Students have an option to participate and gather practical hours in the gymnasium setting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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