Physical Education

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 8 (PE 8)

The PE 8 program will review and develop the basic movement skills developed through the elementary physical education program.  Students will be exposed to a broad spectrum of physical activities selected from team sports, individual sports, dance and active health and fitness.  Skill progression will be evaluated in the psychomotor (skills), cognitive (written test), and affective (attitude) domains.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 9 (PE 9)

The PE 9 program will continue skilled progressions introduced in grade 8.  Activities will be selected from team sports, individual sports, and active health and fitness.  Class activities are derived from skills developments and improvement, written exams, and demonstrated participation and effort in class.  Grades will be based on evaluation in the psychomotor, cognitive and affective domains.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10 (PE 10)
Required for Graduation

The PE 10 program will continue skill progressions developed in PE 8 and 9.  Activities will be selected from team sports, individual sports, dual activities, dance, active health and fitness, and St. Johns’ First Aid. Class activities are derived from skill development, improvements, and demonstrated participation and effort in class. Grades will be based on evaluation in psychomotor, cognitive, and affective domains. 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 11 (PE 11)

The PE 11 program will continue to provide opportunities to be physically active and develop skills in several areas including team sports, individual sports, lifetime activities, and leisure activities.  Grades will be determined by evaluation in the psychomotor, cognitive, affective domains, and participation.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 12 (PE 12)
Prerequisite:  PE 11

The successful PE 12 student will demonstrate qualities of leadership and good citizenship.  PE 12 seeks to develop leadership and organizational skills.  The content of the course emphasizes lifetime activities that students began in PE 11.  Students will also be given the opportunity to develop organizational skills necessary to operate activity programs. 

WOMENS’ FITNESS 11/12 (PE 11/PE 12)

The focus of this course, designed for females, is on lifetime pursuits and leisure activities.  Many of the activities will introduce students to non-traditional activities such as aerobics, power-walking and cycling.  Moreover, the course will address women's health and fitness issues.

STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING 11/12 (YSCD11/YSCD 12)

This course will emphasize various aspects of weight training.  Olympic free weights, core strengthening exercises, dynamic stretching and cardiovascular fitness activities will be implemented in conjunction with proper nutrition to support a healthy and active lifestyle.  Students will learn to design sport specific training programs and implement them with their peers.  This course will be offered year round every other day as an early morning class, as well as in timetable.