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The objectives of Physical & Health Education 9 are to expose students to a variety of physical activities; to instruct students in the basic rules, strategies and skills of team, individual and recreational sports and to build upon and improve personal levels of physical fitness. A variety of team, dual and individual and alternative environment activities will be offered depending on weather, field conditions and availability of facilities. There is an emphasis on certain health topics which high school students may benefit from. Topics covered in this course include: healthy relationships, substance abuse, vaping, sexual decision making, bulling, technology and teens, sexual orientation, and anxiety and depression. These are all current and relatable topics which can help many students to better manage their lives.  Active Health concepts are also part of the Grade 9 curriculum and cover such topics as basic human anatomy and physiology, active living, stress management, cardio pulmonary fitness, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles.

CREDIT: 0   TYPE: Physical Education   GRADE: 9

Physical & Health Education 10 is a required course for the B.C. Graduation Program. The objectives of the course are to expose students to a variety of physical activities. Students will be instructed in the basic rules, strategies and skills of team, individual and recreational activities and sports not covered in the PE 9 curriculum. Students will build upon and improve personal levels of physical fitness. A variety of team, dual, individual and alternative environment activities will be offered depending on weather, field conditions and availability of facilities. There is an emphasis on certain health topics which high school students may benefit from. Topics covered in this course include: healthy relationships, substance abuse, vaping, sexual decision making, bulling, technology and teens, sexual orientation, and anxiety and depression. These are all current and relatable topics which can help many students to better manage their lives.  Active Health units are also part of the Grade 10 curriculum and cover such topics as first aid, stress management, training principles, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles.

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Physical Education   GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: Physical & Health Education 9

Active Living was created as an alternative to the regular Physical & Health Education program. It is designed to develop activities that provide knowledge and promote life-long health and fitness. Students enrolled in Active Living will have a choice on how to meet the learning outcomes of the course via the activities survey. Students will engage in a range of sports and individual activities. Typical activities include badminton, volleyball, yoga, fitness workouts, teambuilding, minor games, dance, speed walking, etc. Students will also be exposed to guest speakers and instructors as well as attending field trips in their surrounding community. Active Living 10 is open to anyone in Grade 10. Successful completion of this course will result in students obtaining Physical & Health Education 10 credit.

Assessment will be based on health and well-being, safety and participation.

Course Fee (subject to Board approval): $50

CREDIT: 4 TYPE: Physical Education   GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: None

This course has been developed for those students wanting a more comprehensive course in modern strength and conditioning principles.  It allows students to develop an individual FITNESS program based on their specific conditioning needs in different sports, and activities. Students will learn principles in such techniques as weight training, agility, and balance training, nutrition, and energy system usage and apply them to a self-designed program suited to their specific needs. The Fitness and Conditioning Program offers progressively more challenging options for senior students.

Students will be expected to develop and implement an individual strength and conditioning program.

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Physical Education   GRADE: 9-10
PREREQUISITE: None

Active Living was created as an alternative to the regular Physical & Health Education program. It is designed to develop activities that provide knowledge and promote life-long health and fitness. Students enrolled in Active Living will have a choice on how to meet the learning outcomes of the course via the activities survey. The activities survey includes healthy decision making, maintaining personal health and mental wellbeing. Students will engage in a range of sports and individual activities. Students will demonstrate safety, fair play, and leadership in this course as well as plan ways to overcome potential barriers when participating in physical activities. Typical activities include badminton, volleyball, yoga, fitness workouts, teambuilding, minor games, dance, speed walking, etc. Students will also be exposed to guest speakers and instructors as well as attending field trips in their surrounding community. Active Living 11 is open to anyone in Grade 11or 12 who has completed Physical Education and Health 10.

Assessment will be based on health and well-being, safety and participation.

Course Fee (subject to Board approval): $50

CREDIT: 4 TYPE: Physical Education   GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: None

Active Living was created as an alternative to the regular Physical & Health Education program. It is designed to develop activities that provide knowledge and promote life-long health and fitness. Students enrolled in Active Living will have a choice on how to meet the learning outcomes of the course via the activities survey. The activities survey includes healthy decision making, demonstrating reasoned decision making related to their personal health and well-being. Students at this level will be expected to monitor and adjust exertion levels in various physical activities. Students will engage in a range of sports and individual activities while keeping a log book or record of their progress. Students will demonstrate safety, fair play, and leadership in this course as well as plan ways to overcome potential barriers when participating in physical activities. Students will be encouraged to volunteer in their community or school through officiating, intramural games, or coaching. Typical activities include badminton, volleyball, yoga, fitness workouts, teambuilding, minor games, dance, speed walking, etc. Students will also be exposed to guest speakers and instructors as well as attending field trips in their surrounding community. Active Living 12 is open to anyone in Grade 11or 12 who has completed Physical Education and Health 10.

Assessment will be based on health and well-being, safety and participation.

Course Fee (subject to Board approval): $50

CREDIT: 4 TYPE: Physical Education   GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: None

This course has been developed for those students wanting a more comprehensive course in modern strength and conditioning principles. Students will learn training principles and the main components of fitness. It allows students to develop an individual FITNESS program based on their specific conditioning needs in different sports, and activities. Students will learn principles in such techniques as weight training, agility, and balance training, nutrition, and energy system usage and apply them to a self-designed program suited to their specific needs. The Fitness and Conditioning Program offers progressively more challenging options for senior students.

Students will be expected to develop and implement an individual strength and conditioning program.

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Physical Education   GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: None

This course has been developed for those students wanting a more comprehensive course in modern strength and conditioning principles.  It allows students to develop an individual FITNESS program based on their specific conditioning needs in different sports, and activities. Students will learn principles in such techniques as weight training, agility, and balance training, nutrition, and energy system usage and apply them to a self-designed program suited to their specific needs. The class also provides information and/or lessons on Alternate Training Methods, Exercise & Blood Pressure Management, Exercise & Stress Management, Typical Training Systems, and Fitness Program Design.

Students will be expected to develop and implement an individual strength and conditioning program.

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Physical Education   GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: None

Sports Performance Rugby is a course designed for the student looking to improve their skills, abilities and character with the game of rugby through on and off field training processes.  The course is open to skill levels and experience, including beginners.  Throughout the course, players will learn and develop individual and team skills, and strategies.  Rugby’s core values of teamwork, respect, enjoyment, discipline and sportsmanship will guide the course.  Sports Performance Rugby is open to anyone in Grades 9-12.  Successful completion of this course will result in obtaining four credits towards graduation. This course is offered outside the timetable, before and after regularly scheduled classes.

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: PHE  GRADE: 9-12