Health and Physical Education

Health and Physical Education

Through our physical education program students will acquire the knowledge and skills that will benefit them throughout their lives and enable them to thrive in an ever-changing world by helping them develop physical and health literacy as well as the comprehension, capacity, and commitment they will need to lead healthy, active lives and promote healthy, active living.


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  • HPE 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 understand 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 self-esteem and identity, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively. 

HPE offerings 2021.22

Course Information:

Grade 8's check this out for the difference between PPL and PAF

PPL: Healthy Active Living Education

PAF: Personal Fitness

PAQ: Aquatics

PLF: Recreation and Healthy Active Leadership

PSK: Kinesiology

Phys Ed Pathway

Course Pathways