PHYSICAL & HEALTH EDUCATION
PHYSICAL & HEALTH EDUCATION 8
Physical & Health Education classes emphasize the acquisition and development of new skills that are applied to a wide variety of team and individual sports. The course objective is to develop an understanding of fitness principles and develop familiarity with various physical activities available in school and our community. Leadership competency within the framework of physical activity is encouraged, as students participate in units such as basketball, volleyball, softball, badminton, touch football, soccer, minor games, and dance. Cultivating positive attitudes towards physical fitness and various aspects of healthy living is emphasized as students explore nutrition, substance abuse, and healthy relationships.
Supplementary Fee: $10.00
PHYSICAL & HEALTH EDUCATION 9
The objectives of Physical Education 9 include the acquisition and development of new skills that are applied to a wide variety of team and individual sports. Students will further their understanding of fitness principles and develop familiarity with various physical activities available in school and our community. More complex rules, routines, and increased personal and social responsibility are emphasized and assessed regularly. Leadership competency within the framework of physical activity is encouraged, as students participate in units such as basketball, volleyball, softball, badminton, touch football, soccer, minor games, and dance. Cultivating positive attitudes towards physical fitness and various aspects of healthy living is emphasized as students explore nutrition, substance abuse, healthy relationships and sexuality.
Supplementary Fee: $10.00
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10
The objectives of the Physical Education 10 curriculum are to give each student an ongoing awareness of, and appreciation for, the benefits of physical activity. The students will participate in activities that include Active Living which benefits a healthy life style, Movement which includes the activities that the student will be involved in, and Personal and Social Responsibility which apply rules, routines, procedures and safety to a variety of activities. Evaluation will be based on testing of knowledge about the activity, demonstration of skill acquisition and participation within the section of the course. Students will also receive St. John's First Aid Certification provided they meet the requirements. Supplementary Fee: $15.00
Some of the Movement opportunities offered in the Physical Education 8 – 10 classes will be basketball, volleyball, softball, badminton, tennis, rugby, flag football, soccer, indoor minor games, dance, track and field, lacrosse, and floor hockey.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 11 ACTIVITY
The Physical Education 11 course will emphasize exploration of recreational opportunities in the community, team and individual sports, fitness activities, as well as a leadership component. A minimum of five service hours of school service will be expected of each student. Physical Education 11 is an applied skills course that can be used for credits for graduation.
Supplementary Fee: $30.00
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 12 ACTIVITY
Physical Education 12 activity is an elective course that focuses on participation in lifetime activities and team and individual sports. Students will also be required to complete 5 hours of school and community service.
Supplementary Fee: $30.00
PE 11/12 FITNESS AND CONDITIONING This course moves beyond the basic fitness programs undertaken in PE 8 through PE 10, and will progress towards more sport specific or personally relevant fitness programs. As students progress through their programs, they will learn how to develop their own fitness programs. They will learn a variety of speed and endurance techniques and more advanced lifting techniques. Students will learn about basic nutrition as well as the danger of steroid and/or supplement abuse.
Supplementary Fee: $15.00
PE 11/12 LEADERSHIP
This is a school wide community leadership course that will allow you to participate and organize various activities throughout the North Vancouver Shool District Community. This course has been developed to encourage students to develop their leadership and interpersonal skills. Students will work together with education professionals developing leadership skills in their schools, school districts and/or community. Leadership opportunities will be made available through various curricula and extracurricular programs and activities.
Students will take on leadership roles in the following areas:
- Coaching – high school and elementary teams
- Teaching Assistant – assist in the delivery of course curriculum to both elementary and junior high school students
- Community – organize and execute selected events in both the school and surrounding communities for local events.
Students wishing to take PE 11/12 Leadership must submit a written application to the PE Department. This must be submitted on or before the course selection forms are due to counsellors.