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Health & Physical Education Courses  

Healthy Active Living Education  - Grade 9, Open (PPL 1O) - Girls OPEN or Boys OPEN
This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy active living. Students will learn movement skills and principles, ways to improve personal fitness and physical competence, and safety and injury prevention. They will investigate issues related to healthy sexuality and the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, and will participate in activities designed to develop goal-setting, communication, and social skills.

Healthy Active Living Education - Grade 10, Open (PPL 2O) - Girls OPEN or Boys OPEN
This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy active living. Student learning will include the application of movement principles to refine skills; participation in a variety of activities that enhance personal competence, fitness, and health; examination of issues related to healthy sexuality, healthy eating, substance use and abuse; and the use of informed decision-making, conflict resolution, and social skills in making personal choices.

Personal and Fitness Activities - Grade 10, Open (PAF 2O) - Female
This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable fitness activities that promote life-long healthy active living. Student learning will include the application of movement principles to refine their skills, participation in a variety of fitness activities (e.g. aerobics, fitness training, etc) that enhance personal competence and health, and examination of issues related to healthy living.

Healthy Active Living Education - Grade 11, Open (PPL 3O) - Male or Female 
This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle and participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that have the potential to engage students’ interests throughout their lives. Students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in a variety of movement skills, and will be given opportunities to practice goal setting, decision making, coping, social, and interpersonal skills. Students will also study the components of healthy relationships, reproductive health, mental health, and personal safety.

Healthy Active Living Education - Grade 12, Open (PPL 4O) - Male or Female
This course focuses on the development of a personalized approach to healthy active living through participation in a variety of sports and recreational activities that have the potential to engage students’ interests throughout their lives.  Students will develop and implement personal physical fitness plans. In addition, they will be given opportunities to refine their decision-making, conflict-resolution, and interpersonal skills, with a view to enhancing their mental health and their relationships with others.

Personal and Fitness Activities - Grad 12, Open (PAF 4O) - Male or Female
This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable fitness activities that promote life-long healthy active living. Student learning will include the application of movement principles to refine their skills, participation in a variety of fitness activities (e.g. aerobics, fitness training, etc.) that enhance personal competence and health, and examination of issues related to healthy living.

Exercise Science - Grade 12 , University Preparation (PSE 4U)
This course focuses on the study of human movement and of systems, factors, and principles involved in human development. Students will learn about the effects of physical activity on health and performance, the evolution of physical activity and sports, and the factors that infl uence an individual’s participation in physical activity. The course prepares students for university programs in physical education, kinesiology, recreation, and sports administration. 
Prerequisite: 
Any Grade 11 University or University/College preparation course in Science, or any Grade 11 or 12 open course in Health and Physical Education