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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, 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

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, 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, 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.  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

GOLF SKILLS 10A/11A/12A (YHRA-0AGLF/YHRA-1GGLF/YHRA-2DGLF)

This class is an elective and is available to both beginner and more experienced golfers. Student will have the opportunity to develop and refine basic golf skills thru demonstrations, video analysis, drills and game play.  Student will gain a knowledge of golf’s history and a respect for the etiquette of the game. Demamiel Creek Golf Course will be the home course of this class and will provide students with the opportunity to improve individual skills and enjoy the game.  A recommendation from a previous PE teacher will be required to take this course.  Students will be expected to maintain a high level of behavior in class and a respect for the course, instructors and course staff.  Golf clubs are available to students who do not have their own.  There is an expected course fee of approximate $75.

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Physical Education   GRADE: 10-12

PREREQUISITE: Physical and Health Education 10

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

Senior Rec 11/12 emphasizes the preparation for an active and healthy lifestyle after students leave school. Students will participate and develop skills in a variety of physical activities that have the potential for lifelong involvement. Lifetime sports and leisure activities are the major focus. The program will consist of activities which use both school and community facilities. The choice of activities will be made by individual classes from the following options: hikes, badminton, basketball, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, aerobics, ice skating, minor games, racquet sports, weight training and various community-centered leisure activities. Students will be required to provide 10 hours of leadership and volunteer time at the school in athletics or within the community in sports or recreation related activities. Students must complete these hours to pass the course.

NOTE: Field trips for all senior PE courses will continue to be part of the course.  Students will be required to pay for field trips that they attend.

CREDIT: 4   TYPE: Physical Education   GRADE: 11-12