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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

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

PAI2O1

(Hockey) Small Group Activities  • Grade 10 • Open

This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable individual and small group activities that promote life-long healthy active living.  Student learning will include the application of movement principles to refine individual and small group skills, participation in a variety of activities that enhance presonal competence, fitness and health and the examination of issues related to healthy living.

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

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. Offered 2022-2023

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