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Physical & Health Education

The STMC Physical & Health Education Department provides students with the opportunity to develop appropriate fitness and motor skills, acquire knowledge, and demonstrate a positive attitude in a variety of recreational and team related activities. Students will be encouraged to take risks, challenge themselves, work with others cooperatively, and develop an appreciation of a healthy lifestyle through daily activities. While students are evaluated on participation, attendance and personal fitness, we encourage students to take ownership of their learning by getting involved with the evaluation process.

PHYSICAL & HEALTH EDUCATION COURSES

Physical & Health Education 8

There will be a variety of units throughout the school year that will allow students to work towards the learning standards and promote lifelong physical activity and healthy living.

The learning standards for Physical & Health Education 8 include:

  • Develop and demonstrate safety, fair play, and leadership in physical activities
  • Develop, refine, and apply fundamental movement skills in a variety of physical activities and environments
  • Assess factors that influence healthy choices and their potential health effects

Physical and Health Education 8: Curriculum Document

Physical & Health Education 9

There will be a variety of units throughout the school year that will allow students to work towards the learning standards and promote lifelong physical activity and healthy living.

The learning standards for Physical & Health Education 9 include:

  • Develop and demonstrate safety, fair play, and leadership in physical activities
  • Develop, refine, and apply fundamental movement skills in a variety of physical activities and environments
  • Assess factors that influence healthy choices and their potential health effects

Physical and Health Education 9: BC Curriculum Document

Physical & Health Education 10

There will be a variety of units throughout the school year that will allow students to work towards the learning standards and promote lifelong physical activity and healthy living.

The learning standards for Physical & Health Education 10 include:

  • A focus on developing healthy habits in all areas of health that students will continue to practice after graduation
  • The development of knowledge, skills, and mindsets to make informed decisions for lifelong participation in a range of physical activities and environments
  • The development of knowledge, skills, and strategies for building respectful relationships, positive self-identity, and emotional health
  • The development of the knowledge, skills, and strategies needed to make responsible and informed health and safety decisions
Intro to Strength & Conditioning 11

An introductory approach to strength and conditioning, as well as nutrition. Students will experience a variety of training modalities to improve their general fitness levels. With exposure to a variety of equipment and types of training, students will discover how to move safely and effectively in a variety of realms of fitness.

Prerequisite for Advanced Strength and Conditioning 12

Advanced Strength & Conditioning 12

Combining their knowledge from “Intro to Strength and Conditioning” with a more in-depth approach to training principles and dietary habits, students will work towards becoming adept at designing personalized weight training programs based on individual needs and goals.

 Prerequisite: Introduction to Strength and Conditioning 11

Leadership 12

Students who take this course will dive into a variety of topics based around leadership. You will learn about your own personal values and qualities that define and guide you, discover how to work with others and independently and find ways to deal with conflict and step out of your comfort zone!! This is a fun course that will help you develop new personal skills as you move away from high school and onto the next phase of your life. Qualifies for 4 credits toward graduation, but the grade will not be used by post-secondary institutions to calculate GPA. Additionally, this course does not meet the Ministry Graduation requirement for an Applied Skill.