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Physical Education

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Lifelong participation in physical activity has many benefits and is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. In our grade 8-10 co-educational classes, our team of educators will support student competencies in physical literacy and healthy and active living by engaging students in both individual and team activities, leadership opportunities, workshops and indoor and outdoor recreational pursuits within our community. Piqued interests and passions that have been developed within these domains are the focus of courses offered at the senior level.
Expectations:
• Regular attendance
• Participation and leadership
• Gym strip and non-marking running shoes or appropriate footwear
PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION 8 MPHE-08
PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION 9 MPHE-09
PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION 10 MPHED-10
PHE 8, 9 and 10 have 4 similar competencies:
• Physical Literacy
• Healthy and Active Living
• Social and Community Health
• Mental Well Being
Students will be engaged in individual, dual and team activities to work on movement concepts and strategies. Students will be responsible for setting personal goals, learning how to monitor and adjust physical exertion levels, and engage in fair play and leadership. Many reflective opportunities will take place where students can identify what they know and understand, observe the preparation needed for performance, and reflect on how they apply movement skills and game strategies. Students will also have opportunities to explore recreational pursuits in the community.
Workshops and presentations in sexual education, identity and relationships, substance use, stress, bullying, stereotyping, nutrition, and abusive situations will be led by teachers, counsellors and community leaders.


ACTIVE LIVING 11 MACLV-11
ACTIVE LIVING 12 MACLV-12
The goal of this course is to enhance student’s quality of life through the following 3 big ideas: health and well-being, safety, and participation. Students will be exposed to a diverse program of physical activities with an emphasis on team sports, individual pursuits, games, skill acquisition and physical fitness. Students will also develop knowledge, skills and attitudes that will allow them to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives. Students are encouraged to further their mastery of individual and team sport theory and skills.
FIELD TRIPS ARE AN INTEGRAL COMPONENT OF THIS COURSE. THERE WILL BE A COURSE FEE.


WARRIOR FITNESS & CONDITIONING 11 MFTCD-11
WARRIOR FITNESS & CONDITIONING 12 MFTCD-11
The goal of this course is to enhance student’s quality of life through the following 4 big ideas: healthy and active living, human anatomy and physiology, principles of training and social responsibility. In Warrior, students will have the opportunity to create, implement and evaluate their own personal fitness plan. Once the teacher has provided instruction in the fitness center on the FITT principle, components of fitness, overload principle, specificity, safety and proper technique of all equipment, motivational techniques and strategies, it will be time to move from guided practice to independent practice. These classes will take place in the weight room, dance studio, gym and outside.
FIELD TRIPS ARE AN INTEGRAL COMPONENT OF THIS COURSE. THERE WILL BE A COURSE FEE.


YOGA FOR LIFE 12
YLRA-2A
Open to all in GR 11 & 12

This course is intended to introduce students to the practice and study of yoga as a form of exercise, stress management, as well as a tool for mindfulness and self-awareness. Yoga class is a space in which students will learn to safely work on flexibility, spinal mobility, posture, sitting, increased strength and graceful movements. Assessment will be based on physical practice and observations, research and communication and presentations.


LEADERSHIP 11/12
YHRA-1A/YHRA-2A Come help build community at University Hill! The leadership course is intended to allow students to explore skills such as communication, teamwork, problem solving, conflict resolution, fundraising, creativity, strategy, collaboration, event planning and decision making. There will be an application process for entry into this course.

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