Physical and Health Education

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course pathway chart

Phys Ed – Female – Healthy Active Living PPL1OF

This course equips students with the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices now and
lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities,
students develop knowledge and skills related to movement competence and personal fitness that
provide a foundation for active living. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that
contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the
world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop
their ability to think critically and creatively. The possible focus courses for Grade 9, along with their
corresponding course codes, are as follows:
Healthy Living and Personal and Fitness Activities – PAF1O
Healthy Living and Large-Group Activities – PAL1O
Healthy Living and Individual and Small-Group Activities – PAI1O
Healthy Living and Aquatic Activities – PAQ1O
Healthy Living and Rhythm and Movement Activities – PAR1O
Healthy Living and Outdoor Activities – PAD1O
COURSE NOTE: Phys Ed course for Females only
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 9

Phys. Ed. – Male – Healthy Active Living PPL1OM

This course equips students with the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices now and
lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities,
students develop knowledge and skills related to movement competence and personal fitness that
provide a foundation for active living. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that
contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the
world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop
their ability to think critically and creatively. The possible focus courses for Grade 9, along with their
corresponding course codes, are as follows:
Healthy Living and Personal and Fitness Activities – PAF1O
Healthy Living and Large-Group Activities – PAL1O
Healthy Living and Individual and Small-Group Activities – PAI1O
Healthy Living and Aquatic Activities – PAQ1O
Healthy Living and Rhythm and Movement Activities – PAR1O
Healthy Living and Outdoor Activities – PAD1O
COURSE NOTE: Phys Ed for Males only
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 9

Fitness and Weight Training – Female Class PAF2OF

This course offers the self-motivated student the opportunity to analyze his/her personal level of fitness and well being through an in-depth study of, and participation in weight training and aerobic activities. At the beginning of the course, each student will evaluate their physique and fitness levels to establish goals related to nutrition and exercise. The course focus is to maximize opportunities to improve and maintain these goals.
COURSE NOTE: Phys Ed course for Females only
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

Fitness and Weight Training – Male Class PAF2OM

This course offers the self-motivated student the opportunity to analyze his/her personal level of fitness and well being through an in-depth study of, and participation in weight training and aerobic activities. At the beginning of the course, each student will evaluate their physique and fitness levels to establish goals related to nutrition and exercise. The course focus is to maximize opportunities to improve and maintain these goals.
COURSE NOTE: Phys Ed course for Males only
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

Phys. Ed. – Female – Healthy Active Living PPL2OF

This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy
choices now and lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical
activities, students develop knowledge and skills related to movement competence and personal fitness
that provide a foundation for active living. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills
that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the
world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop
their ability to think critically and creatively. The possible focus courses for Grade 10, along with their
corresponding course codes, are as follows:
Healthy Living and Personal and Fitness Activities – PAF2O
Healthy Living and Large-Group Activities – PAL2O
Healthy Living and Individual and Small-Group Activities – PAI2O
Healthy Living and Aquatic Activities – PAQ2O
Healthy Living and Rhythm and Movement Activities – PAR2O
Healthy Living and Outdoor Activities – PAD2O
COURSE NOTE: Phys Ed course for Females only
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

Phys. Ed. – Male – Healthy Active Living PPL2OM

This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy
choices now and lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical
activities, students develop knowledge and skills related to movement competence and personal fitness
that provide a foundation for active living. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills
that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the
world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop
their ability to think critically and creatively. The possible focus courses for Grade 10, along with their
corresponding course codes, are as follows:
Healthy Living and Personal and Fitness Activities – PAF2O
Healthy Living and Large-Group Activities – PAL2O
Healthy Living and Individual and Small-Group Activities – PAI2O
Healthy Living and Aquatic Activities – PAQ2O
Healthy Living and Rhythm and Movement Activities – PAR2O
Healthy Living and Outdoor Activities – PAD2O
COURSE NOTE: Phys Ed course for Males only
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

Fitness and Weight Training – Female Class PAF3OF

This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle and participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest throughout their lives. Students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in a variety of movement skills, and will be given opportunities to practice goal-setting, decision-making, coping, social, and interpersonal skills. Students will also study the components of healthy relationships, reproductive health, and personal safety. Improved physical fitness through aerobic and weight training is the main objective of this course.
COURSE NOTE: Phys Ed course for Females only
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11

Fitness and Weight Training – Male Class PAF3OM

This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle and participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest throughout their lives. Students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in a variety of movement skills, and will be given opportunities to practice goal-setting, decision-making, coping, social, and interpersonal skills. Students will also study the components of healthy relationships, reproductive health, and personal safety. Improved physical fitness through aerobic and weight training is the main objective of this course.
COURSE NOTE: Phys Ed course for Males only
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11

Healthy Active Living (2 week units) PPL3OI

This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices and lead healthy, active lives in their future. Through participation in recreation and leisure activities; students enhance their movement competence, personal fitness, and confidence. A wide range of physical activities are offered for students to customize a physical education program that suits their learning experience. Students will have the option of choosing between numerous on campus activities (examples- tennis, track, field games, badminton, volleyball, basketball, zumba, self-defence, kick-boxing, fencing, archery…) or choose to participate off campus at local community facilities (examples- curling, water polo, ice hockey, rock climbing, squash, hot yoga…). Important health topics that impact students include; Relationships Human development and sexuality as well as Mental Health.
Note: Some elective “options” may require a user fee.
COURSE NOTE: Optional Hiking Trip with this course (additional cost involved).
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11

SPORTS LEADERSHIP – Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership Grade 11 or 12 PLF4MI

This course enables students to explore the benefits of lifelong participation in active recreation and
healthy leisure and to develop the leadership and coordinating skills needed to plan, organize, and safely
implement recreational events and other activities related to healthy, active living. Students will also learn
how to promote the benefits of healthy, active living to others through mentoring and assisting them in
making informed decisions that enhance their well-being. The course will prepare students for university
programs in physical education and health and kinesiology and for college and university programs in
recreation and leisure management, fitness and health promotion, and fitness leadership.
COURSE NOTE: SPORTS LEADERSHIP. This is a Grade 12 U/C course that can count as one of your 6 courses if you are applying to university programs. This course is available to Grade 11 or 12 students.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College/University
GRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Any health and physical education course.

Healthy Active Living (2 week units) PPL4OI

Students will acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own Wellness is affected by, and affects, the world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively. This recreation and leisure course offers numerous on and off-campus activities including but not limited to; team games, field games, self-defence, kick-boxing, fitness, curling, rock-climbing, hot yoga, zumba, swimming, water polo and Outdoor Education. Important health topics that impact students include; Healthy Eating, Human Development and Health and Mental Health. This course focuses on the development of a personalized approach to healthy active living through participation in a variety of sports and recreational activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest throughout their lives. Students will develop and implement personal physical fitness plans. In addition, they will be given opportunities to refine their decision making, conflict resolution, and interpersonal skills, with a view to enhancing their mental health and their relationships with others.
Note: Some elective “options” may require a user fee.
COURSE NOTE: Optional Canoe Trip with this course (additional cost involved).
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 12

Introductory Kinesiology PSK4UI

This course focuses on the study of human movement and of systems, factors, and principles involved in human development. Students will learn about the effects of physical activity on health and performance, the evolution of physical activity and sports, and the factors that influence an individual’s participation in physical activity. The course prepares students for university programs in physical education, kinesiology, recreation, and sports administration.
COURSE NOTE: This is a NEW Grade 12 University level course, it can count as part of your 6 courses if you are applying to university programs. This course takes the place of the previous PSE4UI Exercise Science course.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any Grade 11 university or university/college preparation course in Science, or any Grade 11 or 12 open course in Health and Physical Education.

See the E-Learning tab if you are considering that type of courses.

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