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Physical Education

The physical education program emphasizes active living, with a focus on physical activity that is valued and integrated into daily life.

Active living through physical education:

  • creates a desire to participate
  • focus on lifetime activities promoting health-related fitness for life
  • is about physical activity; and the nature, form, frequency and intensity of the activity are relative to each person's ability, needs aspirations and environment
  • places physical activity within a broader perspective of total fitness and well-being that encompasses the entire experience of movement - physical, mental, emotional and social dimensions
  • is enhanced through opportunities to participate in such activities as intramural and interschool athletics and community-based sport and recreation activities
  • is centered around learner needs; inclusive, individual and varied
  • is supported when opportunities for making choices are provided
  • is supportive of the relevance of physical activity within the community. 

Specialized Course Descriptions

Sports Performance

This course is an option course. It does not replace the standard Physical Education course pathway. 


Course Pathways