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PHYSICAL EDUCATION

PE 10 is an Alberta Education Graduation Requirement. When taking Physical Education and advancing through grade levels, you are able to change between 3 credit and 5 credit, between On and Off Campus, and between Girls Only to co-ed courses. 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3 or 5 CREDITS)

Physical Education 10 (3 credit)

Student participates in a wide variety of activities that follow prescribed guidelines of Alberta Learning’s Program of Studies.  The goal is for students to develop the attitudes, behaviors and skills necessary to lead an active lifestyle outside of school.  This course is activity based with a strong emphasis placed on student participation. 

Prerequisite: None.  

 

Physical Education 10 Extended (5 credit)

Student participates in a wide variety of activities that follow prescribed guidelines of Alberta Learning’s Program of Studies. 

Incorporated into class are the dynamic facilities at Bishop O’Byrne including the YMCA and Cardel Recreation Complex during class time.  This course is an activity-based course with strong emphasis placed on daily student participation.  The goal is for students to develop the attitudes, behaviors and skills necessary to lead an active lifestyle outside of school. 

Prerequisite: None. 

There is an additional fee for students choosing this class.

Physical Education 10 Girls (3 or 5 credit)

This class follows similar curriculum as the co-ed classes and is offered at all three grade levels at 3 credits and 5 credits at the grade 10 level.  It is designed for girls who would like something other than the traditional co-ed class.  While covering the curriculum guidelines, the focus is on non-competitive female oriented activities in the areas of traditional sport, yoga, dance, current aerobic and fitness trends, nutrition, self-defense and cooperative games.  Developing an active and healthy lifestyle is this course’s primary goal.  Activities offered will take place in the school, YMCA and Cardel Recreation Complex.  Specialist instructors will be utilized for certain fitness and dance activities. 

Prerequisites: None. 

HOCKEY SPORTS PERFORMANCE

Hockey Sports Performance 10

This course is run in conjunction with the Hockey Canada Skills Academy to provide learning opportunities for the increasing number of student athletes playing hockey.  The course is a combination of on-ice instruction, dry land training and classroom instruction.  The course is skill based and is open to any student with a minimum of 2 years hockey experience.  This is a CTS course in which students must pass all 5 modules in order to take the next level.  An additional application must be completed for this course and space is limited.  

Prerequisite: None.  It is strongly recommended that students who choose this option have a strong background in hockey.  There is an additional fee for students choosing this class.

Sports Medicine and Sports Performance are also offered (within CTS offerings)

SPORTS MEDICINE

Sports Medicine 10

This is a 5 credit course in medical studies as related to sports injuries.  Students will study musculoskeletal anatomy, injury management, human physiology, and the healing process, preventative taping, wrapping, and first aid. A lab fee will be charged. 

Prerequisite: None.  It is strongly recommended that students who choose this option have a strong background in Science and a desire to enter the medical health profession once finished high school.  

Sports Medicine and Sports Performance are also offered (within CTS offerings)

SPORTS PERFORMANCE

Sports Performance 10

This is now a 3 credit course for highly active students regarding health and fitness from a physical, psychological and nutritional aspect.  Students will study foundations of fitness and learn the basic principles of weight training and conditioning.  Students will spend 3 days a week in the fitness center working out and going through specific workout programs.  Professional fitness sessions will also be attended. 

Prerequisite: None.  It is strongly recommended that students who choose this option have a strong background in athletics and a familiarity with the weight room and equipment.  There is an additional fee for students choosing

this class as well for the mandatory purchase of a discounted gym membership.

Sports Performance Girls

This is a 5 credit course that is available at all grade levels.  Outcomes and curriculum are primarily the same as the co-ed Sports Performance.  These courses are designed for a motivated female athlete who is looking to develop and grow in her sport.  Class structure will include weight room, classroom modules, as well as an increased amount of professional fitness sessions.  Students will spend 3 days a week in the fitness center working out and going through specific workout programs. 

Prerequisites: None. 

Sports Medicine and Sports Performance are also offered (within CTS offerings)