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Health & Physical Education

 

PPL1O1

Healthy Active Living Education • Grade 9 • Open (Boys or Girls)

This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy active living. Students will learn movement skills and principles, ways to improve personal fitness and physical competence, and safety and injury prevention. They will investigate issues related to healthy sexuality and the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, and will participate in activities designed to develop goal setting, communication, and social skills.

Prerequisite: None

PPL2O1

Healthy Active Living Education • Grade 10 • Open

The sequel to PPL101 continues to offer students a broad spectrum of physical activities and fitness challenges in order to promote lifelong healthy active living. They will investigate issues related to healthy sexuality, healthy eating and substance use and abuse.

Prerequisite: None

PAF2O1

Personal and Fitness Activities • Grade 10 • Open

This fitness program is designed to provide vigorous, personal fitness activities with the goal of improving the health related components of physical fitness. The program consists of a variety of cardio workouts, circuits, and weight training sessions which will promote fitness, health and self esteem.

Prerequisite: None

 

PAL2O1

Competitive Games, Large Group Activities ‘Skill Development’ • Grade 10 • Open

This course will provide an opportunity to develop strategic playing skills in a competitive environment. The course will be evaluated on participation in traditional large group sporting activities such as rugby, football, basketball and racket sports. Students will have an opportunity to develop leadership skills by organizing a class skill and drill presentation. Formal rules of play and strategies of play will be an emphasis throughout the course. They will investigate issues related to healthy sexuality, healthy eating and substance use and abuse, and personal fitness.

Prerequisite: Permission from HPE Department

PAI2O1

Physical Fitness Through Hockey • Grade 10 • Open

This course is open to all students (male or female) who are interested in either learning to play ice hockey or further developing their ice hockey skills.  Participating students will have two fitness classes each week and three on ice classes.  Classes will be determined based on the ability of students.

Prerequisite: None

PPL3O1

Healthy Active Living Education • Grade 11 • Open

The sequel to PPL2O focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle and participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest throughout their lives. Students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in a variety of movement skills, and will be given opportunities to practise goal-setting, decision-making, coping, social and interpersonal skills. Students will also study the components of healthy relationship, reproductive health, mental health and personal safety.

Prerequisite: None

PAF3O1

Personal and Fitness Activities • Grade 11 • Open

This fitness program is designed to provide vigorous, personal fitness activities with the goal of improving the health related components of physical fitness. The program consists of a variety of cardio workouts, circuits, and weight training sessions which will promote fitness, health and self esteem.

Prerequisite: None

PAL3O1

Competitive Games, Large Group Activities • Grade 11 • Open

This course will provide an opportunity to develop coaching, scoring and officiating and strategic playing skills in a competitive environment; as well as participating in challenging fitness activities. The course will be evaluated on participation in traditional large group sporting activities such as rugby, football, basketball and racket sports. Students will have an opportunity to develop leadership skills by organizing classroom tournaments. Formal rules of play and strategies of play will be an emphasis throughout the course. They will investigate components of healthy relationships, reproductive health, mental health and personal safety. This course is recommended for varsity and skilled athletes.

Prerequisite: Permission from HPE Department

PPL4O1

Healthy Active Living Education • Grade 12 • Open

This course focuses on the development of a personalized approach to healthy active living through participation in a variety of sports, fitness and recreational activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest throughout their lives. 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.

Prerequisite: None

PAL4O1

Competitive Games • Grade 12 • Open

This course will provide an opportunity to develop coaching, scoring, officiating and strategic playing skills in a competitive environment. The course will be evaluated on participation in traditional large group sporting activities such as rugby, football, basketball and racket sports. The course provides an opportunity to develop tournament organization skills through intramurals and elementary school officiating. Formal rules of play and strategies of play and team/group fitness will be an emphasis throughout the course.

Prerequisite: Senior student and permission from HPE Department

PAF4O1

Weight Training/Exercise Program Design • Grade 12 • Open

Challenge yourself to a vigorous daily workout while learning the scientific foundation of exercise. Through a variety of circuit training, weight and aerobic activities, students will improve their personal fitness. Develop your own program for endurance, strength gain, muscle tone, and to enhance appearance. Progress will be monitored through fitness testing. Safety, training techniques, anatomy and nutrition will be important topics discussed in the course. This course is recommended for senior male and female students.

Prerequisite: None

PSK4U1

Introductory Kinesiology • Grade 12 • University

This course focuses on the study of human movement and of systems, factors, and principles involved in human development. Students will learn about the effects of physical activity on health and performance, the evolution of physical activity and sports, and the social factors that influence an individual’s participation in physical activity and sport. The course prepares students for university programs in physical education, kinesiology, health sciences, health studies, recreation, and sports administration. 

Offered every other year.  Not offered 2019-2020.

Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 university or university/college preparation course in science, or any Grade 11 or 12 course in health and physical education.