Physical Education

Physical Education

The AE Cross Physical Education program contributes to the development of life skills for the personal management of health, for the use of physical activity as a strategy for managing life challenges, and for a setting within which to practice the ability to work with others.

The program provides an equitable opportunity for all students to realize the benefits of participation in physical activity.

Here at AE Cross, we focus on providing a wide range of activities for students to try throughout the year.  By doing so, students can find activities that interest them so that they can pursue a life of physical activity outside of school. 

It is during each of these units that we focus on the four general outcomes upon which the Kindergarten to Grade 12 physical education program is based state that students will:

  • acquire skills through a variety of developmentally appropriate movement activities; dance, games, types of gymnastics, individual activities and activities in an alternative environment; e.g., aquatics and outdoor pursuits
  • understand, experience and appreciate the health benefits that result from physical activity
  • interact positively with others
  • assume responsibility to lead an active way of life.

Physical Education Gym Strip

All students are required to change for Phys-Ed into gym strip and to have non marking appropriate footwear (running shoes that are tied). There are two options for gym strip...[ learn more ] 

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