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Holy Trinity Catholic High School

128 Evergreen Hill Road, Simcoe, ON

519-429-3600

Physical Education

Introduction

The goal of Holy Trinity’s Physical Education Department is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to value and apply physical activity and its benefits for a lifetime. Through active participation in movement and sport, students will foster an appreciation for personal fitness and other social skills vital to becoming healthy. 

  

Daily lessons are planned to maximize the time students are engaged in moderate to vigorous physical activity.  This is accomplished through a wide variety of activities including Outdoor and Individual Activities, Aerobic Endurance, Muscular Fitness, and Team Sports. 

Course Descriptions

PAL1O1 Large Group Activities Hockey Academy, Grade 9. Open  

This course focuses on the participation in hockey specific activities, as well as a wide range of other physical activities to develop student’s movement competence and fitness levels. Students will learn to make healthy choices now, that lead to healthy, active lives in the future. Students will also acquire an understanding of 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 sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically. Course delivery consists of 3 1/2 hours of on ice training (full hockey gear required), plus 1-2 hours of sport specific weight training and fitness activities per week. 

PPL1O1 Healthy Active Living Education, Grade 9, Open 

This course emphasizes students’ daily participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote life-long healthy active living. Students will learn movement techniques and principles, ways to improve personal fitness and physical competence, and safety/ injury-prevention strategies.  They will investigate issues related to personal health, substance abuse, and concussion awareness.  Students will participate in activities designed to develop goal-setting, communication, and social skills. Some optional activities will require additional fees. 

PPL1OG (Girls Only) Health Active Living Education, Grade 9, Open 

This course emphasizes students’ daily participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote life-long healthy active living. Students will learn movement techniques and principles, ways to improve personal fitness and physical competence, and safety/ injury-prevention strategies.  They will investigate issues related to personal health, substance abuse, and concussion awareness.  Students will participate in activities designed to develop goal-setting, communication, and social skills. Some optional activities will require additional fees. 

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