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Health & Physical Education

This chart maps out all the courses in the discipline and show the links between courses and the possible prerequisites for them.  It does not attempt to depict all possible movements from course to course.

PSK4U1 is offered 2017/18. Click here to download the flowchart (pdf).

Health & Physical Education

Health & Physical Education

PPL1O1B Healthy Active Living, Grade 9 (Boys, Open)

PPL1O1G Healthy Active Living, Grade 9 (Girls, Open)

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.
Prerequisite: None

PAQ1O1 Healthy Living and Aquatic Activities, Grade 9 (Co-Ed, Open)

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.  This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable aquatics activities that promote life-long healthy active living and student learning will include the application of movement principles to refine aquatics skills (e.g. stroke refinement, aqua yoga / fit, water volleyball / basketball, synchro, water polo, water safety and rescue and CPR) participation in a variety of aquatic activities that enhance personal competence, fitness and health and the examination of issues related to healthy living.
Prerequisite: None
NOTE: A fee of approximately $140.00 is required to cover YMCA membership. Financial support may be available.

PAL1O1H Healthy Living and Large-Group Activities (Introduction to Hockey: Skills & Theory), Grade 9 (Open)

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.  This course is open to both male and female students with hockey skills ranging from beginner to advance.
NOTE: A fee of $200.00 is required for this course to cover the cost of ice time. Financial support may be available.

PPL2O1B  Healthy Active Living Education, Grade 10 (Boys, Open)

PPL2O1G  Healthy Active Living Education, Grade 10 (Girls, Open)

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.

PAQ2O1  Healthy Living and Aquatic Activities,  Grade 10 (Co-Ed, Open)

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.  This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable aquatics activities that promote life-long healthy active living and student learning will include the application of movement principles to refine aquatics skills (e.g. stroke refinement, aqua yoga / fit, water volleyball / basketball, synchro, water polo, water safety and rescue and CPR) participation in a variety of aquatic activities that enhance personal competence, fitness and health and the examination of issues related to healthy living.
Prerequisite: None
NOTE: A fee of approximately $140.00 is required to cover YMCA membership. Financial support may be available.

PAL2O1H Healthy Living and Large-Group Activities (Introduction to Hockey: Skills & Theory), Grade 10 (Open)

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. This course is open to both male and female students with hockey skills ranging from beginner to advance.
NOTE: A fee of $200.00 is required for this course to cover the cost of ice time. Financial support may be available. 

PAF2O1G Healthy Living and Personal and Fitness Activities, Grade 10 (Girls, Open)

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. This course focuses on personal fitness, developing healthy habits and proper use of equipment in the gym and weight room.
Prerequisite: None

PAI2O1 Healthy Living and Individual and Small-Group Activities,  Grade 10 (Co-Ed, Open)

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. In this course students will be able to construct an individualized workout program involving swimming, aqua-fit, racquetball, free weights, cardio-equipment within the YMCA.
Prerequisites: None

NOTE: A fee of approximately $140.00 is required to cover YMCA membership. Financial support may be available.

PPL3O1/4O1 Healthy Active Living, Grade 11/12 (Co-Ed, Open)

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.
Prerequisite: None 

PAQ3O1/4O1 Healthy Living and Aqualtic Acitivies, Grade 11/12 (Co-Ed, Open)

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.This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable aquatics activities that promote life-long healthy active living and student learning will include the application of movement principles to refine aquatics skills (e.g. stroke refinement, aqua yoga / fit, water volleyball / basketball, synchro, water polo, water safety and rescue and CPR) participation in a variety of aquatic activities that enhance personal competence, fitness and health and the examination of issues related to healthy living.
Prerequisite: None

NOTE: A fee of approximately $140.00 is required to cover YMCA membership. Financial support may be available.

IDC3O1/4O1H Introduction to Hockey: Skills and Theory, Grade 11/12 (Co-Ed, Open)

This course is open to both male and female hockey players from beginner to advance and will combine a physical component, cooperative education placement along with theoretical concepts. Students will have the opportunity to practice basic to advanced hockey skills both on-ice and in a gym setting. A strong emphasis will be placed on skill attainment that students will be able to apply to their game or as application to any coaching pursuits that they may wish to undertake. Study of theory as it applies to hockey, both in coaching and proper teaching techniques for skill enhancement will take place in the classroom setting. Topics will include coaching methodology, motivation, nutrition, dry-land conditioning and essential skills training. Students enrolled will also be responsible for completion of an on-site placement with a local employer to gain further insight into the business of hockey.
Prerequisite: One Grade 9 or 10 Physical and Health Education course.

PAF3O1/4O1 Personal and Fitness Activities: Weight Fit, Grade 11/12 (Co-Ed/Girls, Open)

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.  This will be open to girls and will focus on personal fitness, developing healthy habits and proper use of equipment in the gym and weight room.
Prerequisite: None

PAI3O1/4O1 Healthy Living and Individual and Small-Group Activities, Grade 11/12 (Co-Ed, Open)

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.  Students will be able to construct an individualized workout program involving swimming, aqua-fit, racquetball, free weights, cardio-equipment within the YMCA.
NOTE: A fee of approximately $140.00 is required to cover YMCA membership. Financial support may be available. 

PAL3O1/4O1 Healthy Living and Large Group Activities, Grade 11/12 (Co-Ed, Open)

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. This course will provide an opportunity to develop coaching, scoring, and officiating and strategic playing skills in a competitive environment.
Prerequisite: None

IDC3O1/4O1L Large Group Activities: Leadership, Grade 11/12 (Co-ed, Open)

This course will help students develop leadership, interpersonal, and organizational skills to carry out small and large events within the school, and across the community.  Students will be able to solve problems, make decisions, and embody the character traits needed for life long learning and development.  Students with an interest in making a difference in their school, community and society will learn how to make their ideas a reality.  Students in this course will be responsible for organizing and running school-wide spirit activitities , social events, fundraising initiatives, and community outreach.
Prerequisite: None

PLF4M1 Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership, Grade 12 (College)

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.
Prerequisite: Any health and physical education course

PSK4U1 Introductory Kinesiology, Grade 12 (University)

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. Course offered alternate years – Offered in 2017-2018.
Prerequisite: Any Grade 11 university or university/college preparation course in science, or any Grade 11 or 12 course in health and physical education

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