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Physical Education

Last updated on Thursday, March 10, 2016.

Welcome to the Physical Education Department

GRADE NINE COURSES:

PPL1O1 Healthy Active Living Education, Grade 9, Open
The students will participate in a wide variety of sports in the gym and outside on the fields. The healthy active living focus of this course will present the value of activity as a life long necessity. Three health units are included in the curriculum: personal safety and injury prevention, substance use and abuse, and healthy growth and sexuality.
Prerequisite: None
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: None

GRADE TEN COURSES:

PPL1O1 Healthy Active Living Education, Grade 9, Open
The students will participate in a wide variety of sports in the gym and outside on the fields. The healthy active living focus of this course will present the value of activity as a life long necessity. Three health units are included in the curriculum: personal safety and injury prevention, substance use and abuse, and healthy growth and sexuality.
Prerequisite: None
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: None

PAF2O1 Personal and Fitness Activities, Grade 10, Open
This is a fitness focus course which will introduce the students to various fitness programs. The course will be taught in the weight room and the gym.
(GIRLS – The culminating activity is a community 5k race.)
Prerequisite: PPL1O1 recommended
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: Offered to female students only. $30.00 fee

PAL2O1B Large Group Activity Basketball Focus, Grade 10, Open
This is a focus course on basketball. Only students who are serious about improving their basketball game should take this course. No other sports or activities will be covered during the semester.
Prerequisite: PPL1O1 recommended
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: None

PAL2O1R Large Group Activity Rugby Focus, Grade 10, Open
This grade ten credit is a focus course on rugby. Students serious about improving their skills and knowledge of the game of rugby should consider taking this course. No other activities will be covered during the semester.
Prerequisite: None
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: None

PPL2O1 Healthy Active Living Education, Grade 10, Open
This is a more traditional physical education class with regular sports and activities in the gym and on the fields.
Prerequisite: PPL1O1 recommended
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: None

GRADE ELEVEN COURSES:

PAF3O1 Personal and Fitness Activities, Grade 11, Open
This course is taught in the weight room. This course 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.
(GIRLS – The culminating activity is a community 5k race.)
Prerequisite: None
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: $30.00 course fee

PAL3O1 Large Group Activities, Grade 11, Open
Traditional sports and activities in the gym and outdoor fields.
Prerequisite: None
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: None

PAL3O1BM Large Group Activity Basketball Focus, Grade 11, Open
This is a focus course on basketball offered for males. Students serious about improving their basketball skills in a team focus setting should consider selecting this course.
Prerequisite: PAL2O1B is highly recommended
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: None

PAL3O1BF Large Group Activity Basketball Focus, Grade 11, Open
This is a focus course on basketball offered separately for females. Students serious about improving their basketball skills in a team focus setting should consider selecting this course.
Prerequisite: PPL1O1F
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: None

PAL3O1R Large Group Activity Rugby Focus, Grade 11, Open
This is a focus course on rugby. Only students who are serious about improving their rugby skills and learning more about the game should be taking this course.
Prerequisite: None
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: TBA

GRADE TWELVE COURSES:

PAF4O1 Personal and Fitness Activities, Grade 12, Open
This course is taught in the weight room. This course focuses on the development of a personalized approach to healthy active living through participation in a variety of activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest throughout their lives.
(GIRLS – The culminating activity is a community 5k race.)
Prerequisite: None
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: $30.00 fee

PAI4O1 Individual and Small Group Activities, Grade 12, Open
Students will experience a number of leisure activities outside the school including curling, golf, billiards and bowling.
Prerequisite: None
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: $60.00 fee

PAL4O1B Large Group Activity Basketball Focus, Grade 12, Open
A focus course on basketball. Students serious about improving their basketball skills in a team focus setting should consider selecting this course.
Prerequisite: PAL3O1B is highly recommended
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: None

PAL4O1R Large Group Activity Rugby Focus, Grade 12, Open
A focus course on rugby. Students serious about improving their rugby skills in a team focus setting should consider selecting this course.
Prerequisite: PAL3O1R is highly recommended
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: None

PLF4C1 Recreation and Fitness Leadership, Grade 12, College (Co-ed)
This course focuses on the development of leadership and coordination skills related to recreational activities. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills required to plan, organize, and implement recreational events. They will learn how to promote the value of physical fitness, personal well-being, and personal safety to others through mentoring. This course will prepare students for college programs in recreational, leisure, and fitness leadership.
Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 or 12 Open course in Health and Physical Education
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: Students must submit a leadership course application with their option sheet if they wish to take this course. Application sheets can be picked up in the Guidance or Phys. Ed. Offices.

PSK4U – Introductory Kinesiology, Grade 12, University (Co-ed)
“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 sport, and the physiological, psychological, and social factors that influence an individual’s participation in physical activity and sport.  The course prepares students for university programs in physical education and health, kinesiology, health sciences, health studies, recreation, and sport administration.”.
Course Fee and Additional Requirements: $25.00 fee

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