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Physical Education


Active Living

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

    focuses 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 centred 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.

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