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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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 Blog. Please see your Grade 9 Counsellor or
Mr. Kuniss for further information.