Physical Education (PE) supports students in acquiring skills through a variety of developmentally appropriate movement activities. Students will gain experience within various physical activities assisting them in further understanding health and wellness benefits, promoting positive interactions and leading an active lifestyle.
Physical Education 9/ Health 9 –Non credit course
Physical Education 9 is an all-year course designed to keep students physically active every day. The heart of the class is designed to teach students physical literary and cooperation skills.
The aim of the Health and Life Skills program of studies is to enable students to make well-informed, healthy choices and to develop behaviours that contribute to the well-being of self and others.
The program is developed around three general outcomes:
- Wellness Choices- students will make responsible and informed choices to maintain health and to promote safety for self and others.
- Relationship Choices- students will develop effective interpersonal skills that demonstrate responsibility, respect and caring in order to establish and maintain healthy interactions.
- Life Learning Choices- Students will use resources effectively to manage and explore life roles and career opportunities and challenges.
**Health 9 will also offer HCS 3000 and HSS 1010 for credit consideration in grade 10**
HSS 1010- Students will examine fundamental attitudes, knowledge and skills to prepare for further study in career pathways in health, recreation and community services. Concepts related to the determinants of health, the dimensions of wellness, basic principles of anatomy, physiology and disease, and basic safety and reporting protocols for providing care to individuals in health, recreation, volunteer and community support settings are reviewed.
HCS 3000 – A mandatory Alberta Education prerequisite course for all Alberta high school students wanting to participate in Work Experience Program or Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP). HCS 3000 is about workplace safety systems and upon completion students will receive one credit.
Physical Education (PE) 10 (credits: 3, 4, or 5 | REQUIRED GRADUATION COURSE)
Physical Education 10 is a semester long class through which students acquire skills in a variety of movement activities. Student will understand, experience and appreciate the health benefits and wellness that result from physical activity. Students will interact positively with others and assume responsibility to lead an active lifestyle.
Physical Education 10 Active Living (3 credits)
The aim of the 3 credit Active Living Program is to enable individuals to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to lead an active, healthy lifestyle. This class was designed to accommodate our less competitive students. This course is also paired with CALM- 3 credit.
Physical Education 20, 30 (credits: 3, 4, or 5 each)
Physical Education 20/30 is a semester long class through which students will engage in more activities that promote lifelong physical activity. Students will connect and engage with lifelong active living and wellness in the community. Students will spend 50% of their class time off campus pursuing various activities in the community.
Career & Life Management (credits earned vary)
Career and Life Management (CALM) helps you develop your ability to make well-informed decisions and choices that contribute to the well-being and respect of yourself and others.
In CALM, you:
- Apply an understanding of the emotional, psychological, intellectual, social, spiritual and physical dimensions of health
- Learn responsible financial decision-making to reflect your values and goals and to demonstrate commitment to self and others
- Apply strategies to manage your wellness and lifelong career development