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Physical Education

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Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Healthy Active Living
Healthy Active Living
Healthy Active Education
Healthy Active Living Education
Sports Management Through Large Group Activities
Exercise Science
Body Alive (Female)
Recreation and Fitness Leadership

 

HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING (Open) Grade 9
PPL 1OV (Female)
PPL 1OU (Male)
Credit Value: 1

This course emphasizes students’ daily participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy active living.  Students will learn movement techniques and principles, ways to improve personal fitness and physical competence, and safety/injury-prevention strategies.  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
 
HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING
(Open) Grade 10
PPL 2OV (Female)
PPL 2OU (Male)
Credit Value: 1
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. 
Prerequisite:  None
 
HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING EDUCATION
(Open) PPL 3O1    Grade 11
Credit Value: 1
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’ interests throughout their lives.  Students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in a variety of movement skills and will be given opportunities to practice goal-setting, decision-making, social, and interpersonal skills.  Students will also study the components of healthy relationships, reproductive health, mental health and personal safety.
Prerequisite: None
 
SPORTS MANAGMENT THROUGH LARGE GROUP ACTIVITIES
(Open) PAL 3O1    Grade 11
Credit Value: 1
This course will help students develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle and a commitment to lifelong participation in physical activity.  Through large group activities such as basketball, students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in movement skills and principles.  In addition, students will explore the components of sports medicine and psychology as well as be given opportunities to practice decision-making and interpersonal skills. 
Prerequisite: None
 
BODY ALIVE - FEMALE
(Open) PAL 3O1    Grade 11
Credit Value: 1
This course emphasizes personal fitness and self-concept. The program offers activities that are
non-competitive, but at the same time, are varied and energetic in nature. The program includes activities such as aerobics, racquet sports, weight training, skating, self defense and individual fitness assessment. The health component covers topics such as nutrition and weight control, exercise physiology and building a positive self-image. The focus of the activities is participation and individual fitness development.
Prerequisite:  None
 
HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING EDUCATION
(Open) PPL 4O1    Grade 12
Credit Value: 1
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.
Prerequisite: None
 
EXERCISE SCIENCE
(University Prep) PSE 4U1    Grade 12
Credit Value: 1
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 Physical and Health Education
 
RECREATION AND FITNESS LEADERSHIP
(College Prep) PLf 4C1    Grade 12
Credit Value: 1
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 Physical and Health Education