[Skip to Content]
Sherwood

Physical & Health Education

Textsize
A+ A-

 

Department Members

Head of Girls’ PE- Ms Valeri        Head of Boys’ PE- Mr. Teufel

Ms. Brown                                            Mr. Thomaidis

Ms. Vamos                                           Mr. Herrington

Ms. Kindree                                         Mr. Lounsbury

Physical Education Department Course Codes

Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
PPL1O1
Healthy Active Living
Open
PPL2O1
Healthy Active Living
Open
PPL3O1
Healthy Active Living
Open
PPL4O1
Healthy Active Living Education
Open
PPZ3O1
Health for Life
Open
PSE4U1
Exercise Science
University
PLF4C1
Recreation and Fitness Leadership
College

SHSM

SHSM-SHERWOOD application 

Course Descriptions

PPL1O1 – Healthy Active Living Education, Grade 9, Open

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.

PPL2O1 – Healthy Active Living Education, Grade 10, Open

This 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, fitness, and health; examination of issues related to healthy sexuality, healthy eating, substance use and abuse; and the use of informed decision-making, conflict resolution, and social skills in making personal choices.

PPL3O1 – Healthy Active Living Education, Grade 11, Open

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. 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, social, and interpersonal skills. Students will also study the components of healthy relationships, reproductive health, mental health, and personal safety.

PPZ3O1 – Health for Life, Grade 11, Open

This course helps students develop a personalized approach to healthy living. Students will examine the factors that affect their own health and the health of individuals as members of the community. They will learn about the components of the Vitality approach to healthy living – an initiative that promotes healthy eating, an active lifestyle, and a positive self-image. Throughout this course, students will develop the skills necessary to take charge of and improve their own health, as well as to encourage others to lead healthy lives.

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 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.

PSE4U1 – Exercise Science, Grade 12, University Preparation

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 factors that influence an individual’s participation in physical activity. The course prepares students for university programs in physical education, kinesiology, recreation, and sports administration. 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

PLF4C1 – Recreation and Fitness Leadership, Grade 12, College Preparation

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 also learn how to promote the value of physical fitness, personal well-being, and personal safety to others through mentoring. The 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

Special Focus

PPL2O1F – Healthy Active Living (Female)
PPL2O1M – Healthy Active Living (Male)
PAL2O1B – Basketball Focus
PAL3O1H – Hockey Focus
ATC2O1 – Rhythm and Movement
PAF301 – Personal and Fitness Activities
PAL4O1 – Large Group Activities and Team Games

Updated on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
Back to the top