Physical Education

The aim of Physical Education 8 to 10 is to enable all students to develop knowledge, movement skills, positive attitudes and behaviours that contribute to a healthy, active lifestyle.

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION YEAR 3-PE 8

(MPHE-08-IB)

Physical Education is co-educational. This  program provides opportunities for all students to be physically active regularly and to develop an appreciation for and enjoyment of movement in a variety of activities from the following three categories: individual and dual activities, major and minor games, rhythmic movement (dance and gymnastic activities) as well as alternative environment activities.

Formative and summative assessment and evaluation will include a combination of social responsibility and engagement, planning for performance and reflection, written tests, skill testing, fitness testing.

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION YEAR 4: PE 9 BOYS & GIRLS

(MPHE-09BIB) or (MPHE-09GIB)

At grade 9 Physical education classes are gender specific.  This  program provides opportunities for all students to be physically active regularly and to develop an appreciation for and enjoyment of movement in a variety of activities from the following three categories: individual and dual activities, major and minor games rhythmic movement (dance and gymnastic activities) as well as alternative environment activities.

Formative and summative assessment and evaluation will include a combination of social responsibility and engagement, planning for performance and reflection, written tests, skill testing, fitness testing.

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION YEAR 5: PE 10 BOYS & GIRLS 

(MPE-10-BIB or MPE-10GIB ~ 4 CREDITS EACH)

At grade 10 Physical Education classes are gender specific. This  program provides opportunities for all students to be physically active regularly and to develop an appreciation for and enjoyment of movement in a variety of activities from the following three categories: individual and dual activities, major and minor games rhythmic movement (dance and gymnastic activities) as well as alternative environment activities.

Formative and summative assessment and evaluation will include a combination of social responsibility and engagement, planning for performance and reflection, written tests, skill testing, fitness testing.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 11/12 (CO-ED)

(MPE–11, MPE–12 ~ 4 CREDITS EACH)

Physical Education 11/12 is an elective course open to any student who would like to maintain an active lifestyle. A variety of individual and team games/activities will be offered to develop fitness levels and an interest in and appreciation of physical activity. Emphasis will be on game play.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION: STRENGTH AND POWER 10–12

(MPE-10SPI MPE–11S&P, MPE–12S&P ~ 4 CREDITS EACH)

This Physical Education class fulfills all of the course requirements outlined in the P.E. IRP.. P.E. (Strength and Power) is taken in lieu of regular Physical Education. At the grade 11 & 12 level this is an Applied Skills elective worth four credits.

The focus of this course is the physical preparation for students who are training towards participation in elite level sport. The classes will be divided equally into two areas of preparation: 1) power and agility development and 2) sport specific strength and conditioning.  Optional fee for enrichment materials-$250.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION: BE YOGA 11/12

(MPE–11YOG, MPE–12YOG ~ 4 CREDITS EACH)

This course is designed to introduce students to a variety of exercise options via a focus on Yoga, movement, balance. The programs offered are generally low impact in nature and non-competitive and will provide students with the knowledge to continue an active lifestyle well after the course is completed. A fee will be charged for specialty instructors that will be brought in throughout the year.

The course may cover activities from the following categories: Alternate/outdoor pursuits. Strength and Flexibility, Bands and Balls, Pilates, Mind and Body, Community Exploration, Healthy Heart and Lungs, Dance, Massage and Movement Arts. It is highly recommended that students provide their own yoga mat for this class. Optional fee for enrichment materials-$50.

 

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