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Physical Education

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 9                                                                                                            MPE--09B

Prerequisite:  MPE--08B/MPE--08G                                                                                                   MPE--09G

 

In this course the students will be given a more in-depth experience in team and individual activities, as well as the continued development of physical fitness.  A minimum of 30% of class time is spent on fitness activities such as jogging, flexibility exercises, aquatics, dance and weight training. Depending on gender, possible activities include:  Rugby, Track and Field, Ultimate, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Floor Hockey, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Football, Wrestling, Badminton, and Soccer.

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10                                                                                                         MPE--10B

Prerequisite:  MPE9--09B/MPE--09G                                                                                                  MPE--10G

 

The skills focus in this course shifts from team games to individual activities and some "lifetime" sports.  Fitness activities are still emphasized. Possible activities may include: Badminton, Rugby, Tennis, Archery, Football, Soccer, Lacrosse, Softball, Table Tennis, Active Health and Dance.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 11                                                                                                            MPE--11

Prerequisite:  MPE--10B/MPE--10G                                                                                                                               

This course may be a combined course with MPE--12.

 

This is an elective course that may be used as one of the courses leading toward Graduation.  MPE--11 can be taken in Grade 11 or 12.  The course will consist of:

1)   Performance-Oriented Activities - emphasis on skill development and a high level of game play.  Skills - 40%

2)   Leadership and Service - 20% Leadership/Service in intramural and/or extramural programs or in the community - 10 hours per term

3)   Physical Fitness - 10% - Fitness test and runs

4)   Personalized Social Responsibility - 30% - Attendance, leadership, participation, behaviour, etc., plus CPR/First Aid.

Leisure-oriented activities, which may have optional field trips, such as golf, bowling, skating, canoeing will also be incorporated into the course.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 11 ENRICHED                                                                                       MPE--11E

Prerequisite:  MPE--10B/MPE--10G (written referral from PE10 teacher)

This course is a combined course with MPE-12ENR

 

This is an elective course that may be used as one of the courses leading towards Graduation.  MPE--11 Enriched can be taken in Grade 11 or 12.  The course will consist of:

1)   Performance-Oriented Activities (30%) emphasis on skill development and a high level of game play

2)   Leadership and Service (20%) Leadership/Service in Intramural and/or Extra-curricular programs or in the   community - 6-8 hours per term

3)   Physical Fitness (10%) Fitness tests and distance runs

4)   Person and Social Responsibility (30%) Attendance, leadership, participation, behaviour, etc., plus CPR/First Aid.

      Leisure-oriented activities, which may have optional field trips, such as golf, bowling, skating, and/or kayaking will   also be incorporated into the course.

5)   Written Assignments and Quizzes (10%)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 12                                                                                                            MPE--12

Prerequisite:  MPE--11

 

This is an elective course that may be used as one of the courses leading toward Graduation.  PE11 can be taken in Grade 11 or 12.  The course will consist of:

1)   Performance-Oriented Activities/Skills (40%)  emphasis on skill development and a high level of game play.

2)   Physical Fitness (30%) Fitness tests and runs

4)   Personal and Social Responsibility (30%) Attendance, leadership, participation, behaviour

 


PHYSICAL EDUCATION 12 ENRICHED                                                                                       MPE--12E

Prerequisite:  MPE--10B/MPE--10G (referral from PE10 teacher)

This course is a combined course with MPE-12ENR

 

This is an elective course that may be used as one of the courses leading towards Graduation.  MPE--12 Enriched can be taken in Grade 11 or 12.  The course will consist of:

1)   Performance-Oriented Activities - (30%) emphasis on technical aspects of sport, nutrition, fitness, and healthy living principles

2)   Leadership and Service - (20%) Leadership/Service in Intramural and/or Extra-curricular programs or in the            community - minimum 10 hours per term

3)   Physical Fitness - (10%) Fitness testing and timed runs

4)   Personal and Social Responsibility - (30%) Attendance, leadership, participation, behaviour, etc.

5)   CPR Certification and First Aid - (10%) St. John's Ambulance/Vancouver Firefighters CPR Level A or Level C            training workshops and exam, as well as sports injury taping and injury prevention lab assignments.

      *Leisure-oriented activities include optional field trips such as indoor go-kart racing, 10 pin bowling, indoor rock      climbing, ocean kayaking, ski/snowboarding, driving range, golf, etc.

 

BASKETBALL 11    MPE--11
BASKETBALL 12    MPE--12
 
Prerequisite: MPE 10
 
Basketball 11/12 has been designed to help students acquire the basic knowledge, skills, and competencies in order to be proficient in the various roles associated with the basketball experience.  Along with learning extensive individual and team skills that will help them as players, students will be introduced to theoretical, practical, and technical aspects of basketball coaching*.  There will also be training in refereeing*, minor officiating (scoring and timing), and sport-specific fitness throughout the year.  The over-arching goal of the course is to promote and deepen our understanding of the sport of basketball so that students will be ready to apply this knowledge in a playing, coaching, and/or officiating capacity in the future.
 
 
ACTIVE FOR LIFE 11   YHRA--1C
FITNESS 12                   YHRA--2B
 
Prerequisite:  MPE10 or YOE10
 
In this combined Gr.11/12 course, students will have the opportunity to explore ‘alternative’ physical activities with a focus on fitness development, health and wellbeing, personal and social responsibility and building school and community-based partnerships. 
 
Activities such as yoga, spin/cycling, fitness bootcamp, HIIT training/tabata, trail running, skiing/snowboarding, rock climbing, curling, swimming, dance, endurance sport, and others will form the basis of the course.  Through a partnership with Vancouver Parks & Rec access to community classes and guest instructors will help to engage students in a broad range of fitness-based activities.

 

 

KINESIOLOGY:  SPORTS & NUTRITION SCIENCE 12                                                            MPE--12KIN

 

In this course you will study the body:  how physical activity through sports and exercise together with good nutrition by learning to cook healthy food will keep the body in optimum form.,  You will be given the opportunity to complete various CFES (Canadian Fitness Educational Service) National Fitness Leadership Certifications.  Fitness Knowledge Certification is the foundation program that can lead to becoming a qualified Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer, Weight Training Certification, Aquafit Certification for Lifeguarding and leading Aquafit programs.  Courses to be taken for this are:  Foods & Nutrition 12A, PE12A, Biology 12A, English 12A 


OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP 10-12                                                                                              MPE--10YOE

Prerequisite:  PE9 for students taking YOE10; PE10 for students taking Outdoor Leadership 11/12

 

Requirements:

A willingness to be in the outdoors is a requirement for admission.  Students must be willing to challenge their physical and emotional self. Attendance, punctuality, and completion of assignments are equally important.

 

Program Goals

Ø  Introduce students in grade 10, 11 and 12 to environmental awareness/global stewardship and experiential  based learning.

Ø  Combination of Physical Education 10, Outdoor Education, Sustainability, and Volunteerism

Ø  Students will develop skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to provide challenging, safe adventure

Ø  experiencesin the outdoors

Ø  Introduce the Duke of Edinburgh Program

Academic Component

In Templeton’s Outdoor Leadership Course, students are working towards credit in Grade 10 Physical Education, Leadership 11 and 12. All curricular requirements are in the Ministry of Education’s prescribed learning outcomes for each of these subjects. The emphasis will be on introducing students to alternative physical activities outside of traditional PE courses. The out-trips, excursions and practical hands-on experiences will help the students make connections across the curriculum.  The program will introduce three themes: Trust, Respect and Believe as guiding principles to help focus on outdoor recreation and environmental issues that will be both educational and rewarding.  These include:

Environment and Sustainability

Education about the natural environment and sustainability are fundamental components of TOL. Through our course curriculum, field trips, workshops, excursions and philosophy, we encourage our students to be aware of the natural environment and what part they have to play as responsible global citizens.

Activities integrated throughout the year may include:

□ Backpacking experiences                                     □ Kayaking                   □ Orienteering 

□ Cross-country (Nordic) skiing                  □ Snowshoeing             □ Trail Running / Cycling/ Fitness Training  

□ Natural History / Outdoor photography   □ Rock Climbing                       □ Canoeing

Essential Outdoor Skills to be introduced

  □ Backpacking skills                                  □ No trace camping                               □ Backcountry Ethics 

  □ Navigation - map and compass reading  □ Outdoor conservation projects           □ Nature Interpretation

  □ Environmental Stewardship/ Education  □ Weather and nature                           □Emerg. first aid/training

  □ Avalanche awareness (snow safety)        □ Safety and emergency procedures

  □ Opportunities will be provided to achieve certificates in CPR and Standard First Aid. 

The leadership skills, introduced through this course, will be applicable in a variety of situations and possible career options such as promoting environmental awareness, wildlife management, conservation education, and natural sciences.

Personal and Emotional: Through instruction and experiences in the course, students will develop:

□ Self-confidence                            □ Leadership                             □ Personal responsibility

      □ Environmental awareness             □ Group cooperation

Fundraising

The Vancouver School Board provides financial support only for instruction and teaching facilities. Equipment and field trip expenses are dependent upon the individual and on fundraising projects.  Student participation and parental involvement are essential for the success of this course.

Equipment

      Some equipment will be provided, such as Tents, backpacks, and stoves.  The program does have clothing and footwear it can lend on trip/activity by trip/activity basis

Assessment and evaluation for the Outdoor Education Course only.

Ø  To be announced

To view pictures of our past trips and activities, Google Mr. Kuniss' Social Studies BlogPlease see your Grade 9 Counsellor or

Mr. Kuniss for further information.

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