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École Dr. Charles Best Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Physical Education
 
In senior Physical Education courses students will have an opportunity to participate in a variety of optional activities which have an added cost associated with them. Letters will be sent home at the beginning of the year to outline these optional activities and their associated cost.

Physical Education 9

Physical Education 9 is a comprehensive course that will foster a positive attitude towards lifelong physical activity. This course is designed to be an introduction to active living, fitness and games with a special emphasis on skill development and social responsibility. Students will participate in a variety of learning experiences including team games (soccer, football, basketball, volleyball, softball, ultimate), and individual activities (wrestling, racquet sports, fitness, dance, and gymnastics).

Physical Education 10

Physical Education 10 is a comprehensive course that aims to build upon the basic sport theory and skill development taught in PE 9. Student learning will include movement principles and skills in team, individual, and dual activities. Through Physical Education 10, students will gain the knowledge, attitude, and experience necessary to lead an active, healthy lifestyle through exposure to a variety of sports, activities, and leisure pursuits. PE 10 is a linear course that is backed with Planning 10.

Physical Education 10* (Boys only)

Physical Education 10 is a comprehensive course that aims to build upon the basic sport theory and skill development taught in PE 9. Student learning will include movement principles and skills in team, individual, and dual activities. Through Physical Education 10, students will gain the knowledge, attitude, and experience necessary to lead an active, healthy lifestyle through exposure to a variety of sports, activities, and leisure pursuits. PE 10 is a linear course that is backed with Planning 10.

Physical Education 10* (Girls only)

Physical Education 10 is a comprehensive course that aims to build upon the basic sport theory and skill development taught in PE 9. Student learning will include movement principles and skills in team, individual, and dual activities as well as aerobics, dance, yoga, power walking, weight training and other healthy lifestyle activities. Through Physical Education 10, students will gain the knowledge, attitude, and experience necessary to lead an active, healthy lifestyle through exposure to a variety of sports, activities, and leisure pursuits. PE 10 is a linear course that is backed with Planning 10.

Fitness 11

Fitness 11 is an introductory course encompassing the basic concepts of fitness. The course includes both practical and theoretical aspects of fitness and is based in the weight room. Students will be introduced to a variety of cardiovascular and strength training techniques. Weight training will include basic training, circuit training and strength training techniques while cardiovascular activities may include running and team games. This co-educational course is open to grade 11 and 12 students who are motivated to improve their knowledge of flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, nutrition and general concepts  surrounding fitness. Pre-requisite: PE 10

Fitness 11 (Girls)

Fitness 11 for Girls is a course that introduces a wide variety of fitness pursuits that are traditionally enjoyed by girls. These include spin cycling, aerobics, step aerobics, martial arts-oriented fitness, running, hiking and yoga as well as less traditional activities like climbing, water aerobics and gymnastics. One major day trip like kayaking and snow-shoeing have also been included in past years. Students of this course will also take part in muscular conditioning activities like weight training and Pilates as well as circuit training which includes using resistant bands, bosu balls and fitness balls. Finally, students will be introduced to fitness theory which will cover muscles, bones, energy systems, nutrition, flexibility, the cardiovascular system and movement analysis. Students will use this knowledge to create and participate in an independent fitness program geared to their personal fitness goals. “Before and after” results will determine in large part the student’s term mark. Students taking part in Fitness 11 have enjoyed remarkable results and a deep understanding of their own bodies by challenging their physical boundaries. An optional course fee will cover off-campus and guest instructor fees.

Physical Education 11 (Girls)

This course offers students the chance to participate in a wide variety of physical and leisure activities offered in an enjoyable atmosphere. The activities offered in the course will differ somewhat from PE 10 with some optional fee-based activities focusing on community recreation and leisure pursuits. Students will have the opportunity to continue their exploration of lifetime activities and to enhance their skills in selected activities. Open to student in Grades 11 and 12 only

Physical Education 11

This course offers students the chance to participate in a wide variety of physical and leisure activities offered in an enjoyable and coeducational atmosphere. The activities offered in the course will differ somewhat from PE 10 with a greater focus on community recreation and leisure pursuits as well as other fee based activities. Students will have the opportunity to continue their exploration of lifetime activities and to enhance and their skills in selected activities. Enrolment in this course fulfills requirements of the graduation portfolio in the area of Personal Health Prerequisite: PE 10. Open to students in Grades 11 and 12 only.

Education Physicque 11

This course is an elective for students in French Immersion. It will be taught in the French language and will parallel the English program.

Fitness 12

Fitness 12 is an advanced course designed to build on concepts introduced in Fitness 11. This course is aimed at the fitness enthusiast interested in expanding their understanding of fitness concepts. Fitness appraisal and assessment strategies will be introduced. Students are based in the weight room and will train using strength and cardiovascular training techniques introduced in Fitness 11. This co-educational course is for any students who have completed Fitness 11 and are interested in enhancing their fitness knowledge base. Pre-requisite: Fitness 11

Fitness 12 (Girls)

Open to students who have successfully completed Fitness 11. Fitness 12 Girls is both a participation and leadership based course. In the first term, students will participate in many of the same activities offered in Fitness 11 and will be encouraged to contribute to designing activities. In the second term, students will be introduced to instructing strategies (learn how to be the instructor), create and lead two cardio and strength related fitness circuits as well as develop and instruct one group aerobics-based class. Students in past years have taught the circuit and aerobics class to peers as well as students in younger grades. Students in Fitness 12 will also complete the theory program initiated in Fitness 11. Successful completion of the theory program will result in certification in the CFES’ (Canadian Fitness Education Service) “Fitness Knowledge” course. This certificate is a first step towards becoming a group fitness class or weight training instructor. Students in previous years have gone on to teach in the fitness industry or have achieved credit in Douglas College’s Sport Science studies program. An optional course fee will cover off-campus and guest instructor fees.

Physical Education 12

This Co-educational course is designed to offer students the opportunity to further their expertise in the activities introduced in PE 11 as well as to explore additional unique fee-based experiences. Emphasis is on the development of recreational pursuits and lifetime skills. Students will receive instruction and gain practical experience in leadership roles. This course would be an asset to students interested in a career in recreation or Physical Education, but would also be of interest to students who like a variety of activities and are interested in personal fitness.

P. E. 12 (Girls)

This course is designed to offer students the opportunity to further their expertise in the activities in the activities introduced in PE 11 as well as have the option to participate in optional fee-based activities. Emphasis is on the development of recreational pursuits and lifetime skills. Students will receive instruction and gain practical experience in leadership roles. This course would be an asset to students interested in a career in recreation or Physical Education, but would also be of interest to students who like a variety of activities and are interest in personal fitness.

Athletic Leadership

This hands-on interactive course introduces students to team/group dynamics and explores the important role leaders play in athletics and school culture. Students will learn the important roles of athletic administrators, officials and minor officials as well as facility and equipment managers.

 

École Dr. Charles Best Secondary School

2525 Como Lake Avenue, Coquitlam BC
V3J 3P8
604-461-5581 604-937-8053 charlesbest@sd43.bc.ca
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