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Physical Education

Department Head: Ms. C. Johnston
Mr. A. Rempel
Mr. J. Loncke
Mrs. C. Hamel-Fuerth
Mr. A. Martin
Mr. C. Cavanagh 

 

PPL 1OF: (Female) HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING EDUCATION, Open
PPL 1OM: (Male) HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING EDUCATION, 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.
PPL 2OF: (Female) HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING EDUCATION, Open
PPL 2OM: (Male) HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING EDUCATION, 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.
PPL 3OF: (Female) HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING EDUCATION, Open
PPL 3OM: (Male) HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING EDUCATION, 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.
PPZ 3O: HEALTH FOR LIFE, 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 health 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.
PLF 4C: RECREATION AND FITNESS LEADERSHIP, College Preparation
Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 or 12 open
course in health and physical education.
 
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.
PPL 4O: HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING EDUCATION, 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.
PSE 4U: EXERCISE SCIENCE, University Preparation
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.
 
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.