Physical Education

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The aim of the Physical Education Department is to prepare well rounded students in the areas of physical skills development, fitness assessment and development, theoretical knowledge of game rules and strategies, and develop leadership. Students are exposed to a wide variety of individual and team sports with an emphasis on those community activities that encourage a healthy lifestyle with a lifetime involvement.Responsibility, cooperation, sportsmanship, etiquette, attendance, punctuality, and participation are emphasized. Volunteer work both in the school and the community is stressed in Physical Education 11 and 12 and our new Leadership 10 PE course.

Physical Education 8 Boys
Physical Education 8 Girls

PE210
PE220

Physical Education 8 reviews the activities taught in Physical Education 7 while promoting participation, skill development, theoretical knowledge, and the improvement of physical fitness. This required course includes individual and team activities. Units may include: Badminton, Dance, Fitness, Football, Minor Games, Soccer, Softball, and Volleyball. Assessment will be: skill 20%, theory 10%, participation 50%, and fitness 20%.

Physical Education 7
Required course

Physical Education 9 Boys
Physical Education 9 Girls

PE310
PE320

Physical Education 9 reviews the activities taught in Physical Education 8 while promoting participation, skill development, theoretical knowledge, and the improvement of physical fitness. This required course includes individual, and team activities. Units may include: Badminton, Dance, Fitness, Football, Lacrosse, Minor Games, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, and Volleyball. Assessment will be: skill 20%, theory 10%, participation 50%, and fitness 20%.

Physical Education 8
Required course

Physical Education 10 Boys
Physical Education 10 Girls

PE410
PE420

Physical Education 10 reviews the activities taught in Physical Education 9 while promoting participation, skill development, theoretical knowledge, and the improvement of physical fitness. This required course includes individual, dual and team activities. Units may includes aerobics, badminton, dance, field hockey, CPR, football, lacrosse, minor games, rugby, soccer, softball, tennis, weight training, and volleyball. Assessment will be: skill 20%, theory 10%, participation 50%, and fitness 20%.

Physical Education 9
Required course

Physical Education 10 Leadership

PE430

This co-ed Leadership course focuses on teaching students to be leaders in the area of recreation and requires students to help organize and run the school’s intramural program and the elementary school tournaments. Since service hours are mandatory, students may also be trained to become minor officials, referees, scorers and timekeepers for extra-curricular activities. Participation in some school-wide events is also mandatory. While students will participate in some of the same activities as the regular Physical Education 10 classes, other activities such as racquetball, squash, rock-climbing, hiking, bowling, curling, golf and ice-skating may be available. Students are selected on the basis of leadership skills, attitude, participation and skill level. Please see a Counsellor for more details.Assessment will be: 30% participation, 15% skills, 10% knowledge, 10% fitness, 10% intramurals, 5% field trips, 20% school service

Physical Education 9 and application and screening process
Required course

Physical Education 11 Coed

PE500

Physical Education 11 will develop fundamental and advanced skills for lifetime sports and leisure activities as well as develop the fitness level of the student. A wide choice of sports activities is offered. Students may also have an opportunity to earn a certificate in Safety Oriented First Aid. Assessment will be 10% skill, 15% theory, 50% participation, and 20% fitness.

Physical Education 10
Elective course

Physical Education 12 Coed

PE600

In Physical Education 12 the student will develop advanced skills in sports activities With an emphasis on leadership development. Some of the activities will be archery, golf, bowling, tennis, badminton, curling, volleyball, windsurfing, sailing and canoeing. Assessment will be 10% skill, 15% theory, 50% participation, and 20% fitness.

Physical Education 11
Elective course

Physical Education 11 Girls
Physical Education 12 Girls

PE520
PE620

For students with a keen interest in personal fitness, health, and wellness. Students should be interested in acquiring and developing improved levels of knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to incorporate physical activity into regular routines and leisure pursuits to live an active, healthy lifestyle. Students should be self-motivated. Activities may include: fitness, active health, yoga, step aerobics, pilates, core training, resistance training, community/school service, indoor games, leadership activities, tennis, badminton, first aid, and nutrition. Students will have input into the selection of enhancement. Assessment will be 10% skill, 15% theory, 50% participation, and 20% fitness.

Physical Education 10
Elective course