Physical and Health Education

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course pathway chart

Healthy Active Living – Females

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.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 9

Healthy Active Living – Males

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.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 9

Healthy Active Living – Females

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.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 10

Healthy Active Living – Males

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.
CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 10

Healthy Active Living – Females 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.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

Healthy Active Living – Males 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.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

Personal and Fitness Activities – Female 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: This course is intended for female students only.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11

Personal and Fitness Activities – Males 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: This course is intended for male students only.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11

Healthy Active Living PPL3OI

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 and exposure to a broader range of activity settings, students enhance their movement competence, personal fitness, and confidence. 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 11, along
with their corresponding course codes, are as follows:
Healthy Living and Personal and Fitness Activities – PAF3O
Healthy Living and Large-Group Activities – PAL3O
Healthy Living and Individual and Small-Group Activities – PAI3O
Healthy Living and Aquatic Activities – PAQ3O
Healthy Living and Rhythm and Movement Activities – PAR3O
Healthy Living and Outdoor Activities – PAD3O
Note: Some elective “options” may require a user fee. Off campus electives may include a canoe trip, backpacking trip, fitness kickboxing, swimming, curling, bowling, billiards and broomball.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11

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 sport, and the physiological, psychological, and social factors that influence an individual’s participation in physical activity and sport. The course prepares students for university programs in physical education and health, kinesiology, health sciences, health studies, recreation, and sports administration.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any Grade 11 university or university/college preparation course in science, or any Grade 11 or 12 course in health and physical education.

Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership 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.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College/University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any health and physical education course.

Personal and Fitness Activities – Female PAF4OF

This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle with an emphasis on physical fitness. Students will develop individual fitness plans to improve or to maintain a high level of fitness. Regular work-outs will include an emphasis on weight training and cardiovascular training. This course will also focus on designing training programs for specific sport development – preseason, season and post-season training. In addition, students will be given opportunities to refine their decision-making, conflict resolution, and interpersonal skills, with a view of enhancing their mental health and their relationships with others.
COURSE NOTE: This course is intended for female students only.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 12

Personal and Fitness Activities – Males PAF4OM

This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle with an emphasis on physical fitness. Students will develop individual fitness plans to improve or to maintain a high level of fitness. Regular work-outs will include an emphasis on weight training and cardiovascular training. This course will also focus on designing training programs for specific sport development – preseason, season and post-season training. In addition, students will be given opportunities to refine their decision-making, conflict resolution, and interpersonal skills, with a view of enhancing their mental health and their relationships with others.
COURSE NOTE: This course is intended for male students only.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 12

Healthy Active Living Education PPL4OI

This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices. It places special emphasis on how students can maintain the habits of healthy, active living throughout their lives as they make the transition to adulthood and independent living. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities in a variety of settings, students can enhance their movement competence, personal fitness, and confidence. 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 12, along with their corresponding course codes, are as follows:
Healthy Living and Personal and Fitness Activities – PAF4O
Healthy Living and Large-Group Activities – PAL4O
Healthy Living and Individual and Small-Group Activities – PAI4O
Healthy Living and Aquatic Activities – PAQ4O
Healthy Living and Rhythm and Movement Activities – PAR4O
Healthy Living and Outdoor Activities – PAD4O
Note: Some elective “options” may require a user fee. Off campus electives may include a canoe trip, backpacking trip, swimming, broomball, bowling, billiards, fitness kickboxing, curling and broomball.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 12

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