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​​Health and Physical Education Course Offerings

Uniforms: ​T Shirts :: $5 and Shorts :: $15

                 Two shirts and two pair of shorts per student is recommended

                  ** Uniforms may be purchased during registration in August. **


 

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PAD40 :: Outdoor Education


 

The aim of the Outdoor Education course is to allow participants to enjoy the outdoors in a safe and meaningful manner.  Students will be immersed in lessons and activities where they will gain the knowledge and skills required to be active participants in outdoor, wilderness activities.  By the end of the course successful students will be able to participate in a variety of outdoor pursuits with proficiency - as individuals, members of a group, and as leaders.

Students will grasp the opportunity to improve their level of physical, social and emotional wellness through taking part in various outdoor activities and interacting with the natural environment around us.

 

Outdoor education gives students the opportunity to experience the out-of-doors in a positive way; to experience all that nature has to offer; recognize their role as part of the delicate balance of nature and step outside their personal comfort zone.

The fees for this course can range between $200 and $400 depending on the Field Trips that the class plans.

CREDIT: 1                                                                TYPE: Open                                                                        GRADE: 10, 11 or 12

PPL10 :: Healthy Active Living


 

This grade 9 gender segregated Health and Physical Education course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy active living. Students​ will learn movement skills and the application of movement principles while working on their personal fitness and physical competence.  

In Health, the students will learn about SMART goal setting as well as IDEAL decision making while they investigate issues related to personal fitness, healthy sexuality, and the use and abuse of drugs. 

The education through sport phylosophy utilized in this course results in a program designed to develop goal-setting, communication and social skills along with attention to safety and injury prevention.

CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open

GRADE: 9​

 

PPL20 :: Healthy Active Living 


 

This grade 10 gender segretated Health and Physical Education course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy active living. Student learning will include the application of movement principles to refine skills; participation in a variety of activities that enhance personal competence, and fitness.

In Health, the students examine issues related to healthy sexuality, healthy eating, and substance use and abuse.  There is an emphasis throughout the course on the use of informed decision-making, conflict resolution, and social skills in making personal choices.

CREDIT: 1                        

TYPE: Open              

                     GRADE: 10​


 

PPL3O ::  Healthy Active Living


 

This co-ed Health and Physical Education course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle and participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that have the potential to enhance a life-long pursuit of fitness and healthy exercise. 

Students work at developing personal competence in a variety of movement skills and are given opportunities to implement goal-settingdecision-makingsocial, and interpersonal skills. In the Health section of the course, the students study the components of healthy relationships, reproductive health, mental health, and personal safety.

CREDIT: 1       

TYPE: Open     ​

GRADE: 11


 


 


 

PAF 308/408 :: Fit, Firm and Toned

T​hese courses emphasize regular participation in a wide variety of enjoyable physical activities that are engaging for girls interested in pursuing lifelong fitness objectives. The participants will be exposed to a variety of activities that have feminine appeal such as aerobic fitness, yoga, Pilates, Tae Bo, body sculpting, step circuits and fitness circuits. This course also emphasizes toning and firming exercises as well as strength conditioning for the female athlete.

Students will apply movement principles to ensure safety and participation in the different activities to enhance their personal competence, self esteem and personal fitness.  They will investigate and examine issues related to personal safety, mental health and well-being and goal setting skills to promote life long healthy active living. 

Throughout this course, the focus will be on the balance of the mind, body and spirit connection for optimal health and wellness. The 308 course is offered in even years (2014, 2016 etc.) and 408 course is offered in odd years (2015, 2017 etc), since the programs are individualized either course may be selected by grade 11 OR grade 12 students.  Therefore, a student may choose to do the 409 course in her grade 11 year and the 309 course in her grade 12 year.

CREDIT: 1                                                         TYPE: Open                                                             GRADE: ​11 or 12


 

PAF 309/409 :: Personal and Fitness Activities 

These courses focus on the development of a personalized approach to healthy active living by giving the students the opportunity to fulfill their personal fitness goals through activities such as strength training, aerobics, P90X, TRX, Hang Fitness, Bigger Faster Stronger, circuit training and plyometrics. The class members develop and implement personal physical fitness plans. 

In Health, they are given opportunities to refine their decision-making skills related to healthy eating, active living, conflict resolution, and interpersonal skills. Students will use the components of healthy relationships, reproductive health, mental health, personal safety, stress management, nutrition and the physiological benefits of physical activity.  

The 309 course is offered in odd years (2015, 2017 etc.) and 409 course is offered in even years (2014, 2016 etc), since the programs are individualized either course may be selected by grade 11 or grade 12 students.  Therefore, a student may choose to do the 409 course in his grade 11 year and the 309 course in his grade 12 year.

CREDIT: 1                                                       TYPE: Open                                                              GRADE: ​11 or 12




 

PPL4O ::  Healthy Active Living 


 

This co-ed Health and Physical Education course focuses on the development of a personalized approach to healthy active living through participation in a variety of sports and recreational activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest throughout their lives. Students will develop and implement personal physical fitness plans. 

In addition, they will be given opportunities to refine their decision-making, conflict-resolution, and interpersonal skills, with a view to enhancing their mental health and their relationships with others.  In the Health section of the course the students assess the skills needed to maintain healthy, respectful and long-lasting relationships, explore factors that contribute to a healthy pegnancy and birth, pursue issues interpersonal violence, research methods for reducing risks to their own safety and demonstrate an ability to use skills to enhance their own mental health.

CREDIT: 1  

                          TYPE: Open

GRADE: 12


 

PSE4U :: Exercise Science*


 

This course benefits students who are interested in understanding the function of the human body. The students study the anatomy and biology of the human body in order to apply this knowledge to the physiology of human body in action. 

The course focuses on the study of human movement and of systems, and principles involved in human development. Students also learn about the effects of physical activity on health and performance, the evolution of physical activity and sports, and the factors that influence an individual’s participation in physical activity

The course prepares students for university or college programs in any aspect of medicinephysical education, kinesiology, physiotherapy, athletic training, sport's medicine, dance, personal training, recreation, and sports administration.

CREDIT: 1  

                         TYPE: University

GRADE: 12


 

*PREREQUISITE: Any Grade 11 university or university/college preparation course in Science, or any Grade 11 or 12 open course in Health and Physical Education.

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