Phys Ed

PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH

The physical education and health program seeks to encourage students to develop the attitude and practice of life-long physical fitness. The program implements this through individual and corporate physical skill training and health awareness to encourage individual motor skill development and community participation. A major aim is also to engender sports and other such skills in order to render students able to participate in organized, structured games and also leisure. Activities allow for consistent, healthy service for the King.

Healthy Active Living Education: Grade 9, Open Level PPL1O

This course,emphasizes students daily participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy and active living. Students will learn movement techniques and principles in a variety of sports and activities; ways to improve personal fitness and physical competence; and safety/injury-prevention strategies. They will investigate health topics such as: sexuality; the uses for and abuses of drugs; and common mental and emotional disorders. Students will participate in activities designed to develop goal-setting, communication and social skills.

Healthy Active Living Education: Grade 10, Open Level PPL2O

This course is a continuation of Grade nine, and emphasizes students’ daily participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy active living. Students will learn movement techniques and principles in a variety of sports and activities, ways to improve personal fitness and physical competence, and safety/injury prevention strategies. They will investigate health topics such as: sexuality, physical fitness (physiology and training principles), and nutrition. Throughout the course, students will participate in activities designed to develop goal-setting, communication and social skills.
Prerequisite: None

Healthy Active Living Education: Grade 11, Open Level PPL3O

Note: This course is offered on an alternate year basis.
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 as well as personal fitness and lifestyles assessment, the importance and principles of exercise, as well as developing a plan for a personal exercise program.
Prerequisite: none

Recreation and Fitness Leadership: Grade 12, College Preparation PLF4C

Note: This course is offered on an alternate year basis.
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.