Physical activity is critical to the development and maintenance of good health. The goal of physical education is to develop physically educated individuals who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity.

(National Association for Sport and Physical Education)

The course is structured around the theme of the teen brain. Units include brain anatomy and physiology, the unique nature of the teen brain and its role in decision making, things you may do that will not be good for your brain, things you can do that will optimize your brain function, and the brain’s role in intimacy and connection. This portion of the course will be conducted during term one. Term two will focus on physical education. It will be structured around team building and personal fitness. The class will include activities involving team sports , swimming and personal fitness.