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*Please note:  There are no prerequisites to any courses in Physical & Health Education.  Students are also permitted (and encouraged) to take multiple courses in a single semester/year.


GRADE 9 COURSES

Grade 9-Physical Education-Healthy Active Living Education- Girls PPL1O8
This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy active living. Students will explore movement principles, basic game strategies and ways to improve their personal fitness, all through the lens of critical thinking. Students will also investigate issues related to healthy sexuality, substance use and abuse, mental health and healthy eating. Activities will be designed to help students learn how to set and monitor personal goals, make decisions, as well as build effective leadership, communication and social skills. Enrichment activities for the course may include a self-defense program. Students are required to wear a Phys. Ed. uniform that can be purchased at registration for approximately $35.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open
Grade 9- Physical Education- Healthy Active Living Education- Boys PPL1O9
This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy active living. Students will explore movement principles, basic game strategies and ways to improve their personal fitness, all through the lens of critical thinking. Students will also investigate issues related to healthy sexuality, substance use and abuse, mental health and healthy eating. Activities will be designed to help students learn how to set and monitor personal goals, make decisions, as well as build effective leadership, communication and social skills. Enrichment activities for the course may include a self-defense program. Students are required to wear a Phys. Ed. uniform that can be purchased at registration for approximately $35.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open

GRADE 10 COURSES

 

Grade 10- Personal Fitness Activities- Girls PAF2O8
This comprehensive introductory fitness course gives students the opportunity to explore and develop all aspects of their fitness. Students will learn to set and monitor meaningful personal goals as well as explore principles related to exercise, all through the lens of critical thinking. Students will apply these principles to design personalized exercise programs. Activities may include aerobics, yoga, core strengthening, Pilates, circuit training, running, resistance training, flexibility training and more. Physical fitness will also be enhanced through participation in a variety of cooperative games and sports. Enrichment activities for the course may include a trip to an interactive fitness gaming centre.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open
Grade 10- Personal Fitness Activities- Boys PAF2O9
This comprehensive introductory fitness course gives students the opportunity to explore and develop all aspects of their fitness. Students will learn to set and monitor meaningful personal goals as well as explore principles related to exercise, all through the lens of critical thinking. Students will apply these principles to design personalized exercise programs. Activities will aim to expose students to a variety of fitness-related equipment/technology and may include resistance training, aerobic training, core strengthening, circuit training, CrossFit, running and more. Physical fitness will also be enhanced through participation in a variety of cooperative games and sports. Enrichment activities for the course may include a trip to an interactive fitness gaming centre.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open
Grade 10- Physical Education-Healthy Active Living Education- Girls PPL2O8
This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices and lead active lives in the future. Students will explore movement principles, game strategies, and ways to improve their personal fitness, all through the lens of fun activities and critical thinking. Students will also investigate the concepts of healthy eating, mental health, substance use and sexual health. Activities will be designed to help students learn how to set and monitor personal goals, make positive decisions, resolve conflict, as well as build effective leadership, communication and social skills. Enrichment activities for the course may include an in-class fencing program, Jungle Sport rock climbing program, etc.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open
Grade 10- Physical Education-Healthy Active Living Education- Boys PPL2O9
This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices and lead active lives in the future. Students will explore movement principles, game strategies, and ways to improve their personal fitness, all through the lens of fun activities and critical thinking. Students will also investigate the concepts of healthy eating, mental health, substance use and sexual health. Activities will be designed to help students learn how to set and monitor personal goals, make positive decisions, resolve conflict, as well as build effective leadership, communication and social skills.  Enrichment activities for the course may include an in-class fencing program, Jungle Sport rock climbing program, etc.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open

GRADE 11 COURSES

Grade 11-Personal Fitness Activities- Girls PAF3O8
This comprehensive fitness course gives students the opportunity to explore and develop all aspects of their fitness. Students will learn to set and monitor meaningful personal goals as well as explore intermediate principles related to exercise, all through the lens of critical thinking. Students will apply these principles to design personalized exercise programs. Activities will aim to expose students to a variety of fitness-related equipment and may include aerobics, yoga, core strengthening, Pilates, circuit training, running, resistance training, flexibility training and more. Fitness will also be enhanced through participation in a variety of cooperative games and sports. Enrichment activities for the course may include a trip to an interactive fitness gaming centre.
CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open


Grade 11- Personal Fitness Activities- Boys PAF3O9
This comprehensive fitness course gives students the opportunity to explore and develop all aspects of their fitness. Students will learn to set and monitor meaningful personal goals as well as explore principles related to exercise, all through the lens of critical thinking. Students will apply these principles to design personalized exercise programs. Activities will aim to expose students to a variety of fitness-related equipment/technology and may include resistance training, aerobic training, core strengthening, circuit training, CrossFit, running and more. Physical fitness will also be enhanced through participation in a variety of cooperative games and sports. Enrichment activities for the course may include a trip to an interactive fitness gaming centre.
CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open


Physical Education: Net/Wall Activities (Volleyball, Badminton, etc.) PAI3O1
This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices and lead active lives in the future. Students will explore movement principles, game strategies, and ways to improve their personal fitness, all through the lens of volleyball, badminton and other net/wall games. Activities will be designed to help students learn how to set and monitor personal goals, make positive decisions, resolve conflict, as well as build effective leadership, communication and social skills.
COURSE NOTE: This course is available to Grade 10, 11 and 12 students. Students should have a preference for net/wall based activities, including volleyball, badminton, etc.
CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open


Grade 11-Physical Education-Healthy Active Living Education-Girls PPL3O8


This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices and lead active lives in the future. Students will explore movement principles, game strategies, and ways to improve their personal fitness, all through the lens of fun activities and critical thinking. Students will also investigate the concepts of healthy eating, mental health, substance use and sexual health. Activities will be designed to help students learn how to set and monitor personal goals, make positive decisions, resolve conflict, as well as build effective leadership, communication and social skills. Enrichment activities for the course may include an in-class fencing program, Jungle Sport rock climbing program, etc.
CREDIT: 1

TYPE: Open


Grade 11- Physical Education-Healthy Active Living Education- Boys PPL3O9
TThis course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices and lead active lives in the future. Students will explore movement principles, game strategies, and ways to improve their personal fitness, all through the lens of fun activities and critical thinking. Students will also investigate the concepts of healthy eating, mental health, substance use and sexual health. Activities will be designed to help students learn how to set and monitor personal goals, make positive decisions, resolve conflict, as well as build effective leadership, communication and social skills. Enrichment activities for the course may include an in-class fencing program, Jungle Sport rock climbing program, etc.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open


GRADE 12 COURSES


Grade 12- Personal Fitness Activities- Girls PAF4O8
This comprehensive fitness course gives students the opportunity to explore and develop all aspects of their fitness. Students will learn to set and monitor meaningful personal goals as well as explore intermediate principles related to exercise, all through the lens of critical thinking. Students will apply these principles to design personalized exercise programs. Activities will aim to expose students to a variety of fitness-related equipment and may include aerobics, yoga, core strengthening, Pilates, circuit training, running, resistance training, flexibility training and more. Fitness will also be enhanced through participation in a variety of cooperative games and sports. Enrichment activities for the course may include a trip to an interactive fitness gaming centre.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open
Grade 12- Personal Fitness Activities- Boys PAF4O9
This comprehensive introductory fitness course gives students the opportunity to explore and develop all aspects of their fitness. Students will learn to set and monitor meaningful personal goals as well as explore principles related to exercise, all through the lens of critical thinking. Students will apply these principles to design personalized exercise programs. Activities will aim to expose students to a variety of fitness-related equipment/technology and may include resistance training, aerobic training, core strengthening, circuit training, CrossFit, running and more. Physical fitness will also be enhanced through participation in a variety of cooperative games and sports. Enrichment activities for the course may include a trip to an interactive fitness gaming centre.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open

Grade 12- Physical Education- Healthy Active Living Education- Girls PPL4O8
This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices and lead active lives in the future. Students will explore movement principles, game strategies, and ways to improve their personal fitness, all through the lens of fun activities and critical thinking. Students will also investigate the concepts of healthy eating, mental health, substance use and sexual health. Activities will be designed to help students learn how to set and monitor personal goals, make positive decisions, resolve conflict, as well as build effective leadership, communication and social skills. Enrichment activities for the course may include an in-class fencing program, Jungle Sport rock climbing program, etc.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open
Grade 12- Physical Education-Healthy Active Living Education- Boys PPL4O9
This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices and lead active lives in the future. Students will explore movement principles, game strategies, and ways to improve their personal fitness, all through the lens of fun activities and critical thinking. Students will also investigate the concepts of healthy eating, mental health, substance use and sexual health. Activities will be designed to help students learn how to set and monitor personal goals, make positive decisions, resolve conflict, as well as build effective leadership, communication and social skills.  Enrichment activities for the course may include an in-class fencing program, Jungle Sport rock climbing program, etc.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open
Grade 12- Introductory Kinesiology (university, classroom-based) PSK4U1
This course focuses on the study of the human body as it relates to movement. Students will learn about the physiological (muscles, bones, joints, etc.), psychological, and social factors that influence an individual’s participation in physical activity, the effects of physical activity on health and performance as well as trends in physical activity and sport. The course prepares students for university programs in kinesiology, health sciences, sciences, health studies, recreation, and sports administration. Enrichment activities for the course may include guest speakers and a trip to a performance/training centre, physical rehabilitation clinic, etc.
COURSE NOTE: This is a classroom based course.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University
PREREQUISITE: Any Grade 11 university or university/college preparation course in science, or any Grade 11 or 12 course in health and physical education.

Grade 12- Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership (university/college, classroom-based) PLF4M1
This course enables students to develop the skills needed to plan, organize, and safely implement school-wide and recreational community events related to sports, fitness and health. Students will also learn how to promote the benefits of healthy, active living to others through mentoring and assisting them in making informed decisions that improve their well-being. The course will prepare students for university programs such as kinesiology as well as for college and university programs in recreation and leisure management, fitness and health promotion, and fitness leadership. Students will have an opportunity to plan and implement school and community events, including intramurals, fitness challenges, tournaments, fundraisers and physical activity placements with elementary schools.  Enrichment activities for the course may include a leadership retreat to Cedar Glen.
COURSE NOTE: This is a classroom based course.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University/College
PREREQUISITE: Any health and physical education course (including Grade 9).
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