Physical Education

Outdoor Pursuits 15/25/35 (multiple credits available)

This is a course intended to develop skills and understandings pertaining to a variety of outdoor and environmental topics. Key components of the course will include environmental stewardship and appreciation for wild spaces, wilderness travel skills, group dynamics and teambuilding, leadership responsibilities, and a variety of related knowledge and skills. Students will organize, plan and execute trips to put theory into practice. Materials covered in class will be reinforced through participation in planned outings. Possibilities will include backpacking, cycling, snowshoeing, rock climbing and canoeing/kayaking.

There will be a base cost attached to this course to cover materials, trip expenses, service providers, park fees and transportation. Additional fees for individual gear and food will be based on the specific requirements of the planed trips.

Physical Education 10/20/30 (3/5 credits each)

Prerequisite: PE10, PE20 (in sequence)

The Physical Education program is a fully integrated modular program of choice. It is composed of activity modules with each module assessed on movement, effort, cooperation, leadership, sportsmanship, application, and demonstration of skills, knowledge, and fitness.

Fees for Physical Education will vary depending on which modules students choose to take.

Note: PE 10 is a required course to graduate with a high school diploma and PE 30 may be used to meet university entrance requirements at some institutions.

Our PE modules may include, and not be limited to, the following choices:

  •  Alternative Environments: Curling, Beach Volleyball, Canoe/Kayak, Active Living, Golf
  • Types of Gymnastics: Wall climbing, Self Defense, Pilates/Yoga
  • Games: Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Floor Hockey, Dodgeball, Basketball, Team Handball, Ultimate
  • Frisbee, Softball
  •  Individual Activities: Fitness Challenge, Personal Training, Racquet Sports, Bowling, Billiards, CPR
  • Dance: Line, 2-step, Jive, Hip-hop, Merengue

Sports Medicine 15/25/35 (multiple credits available)

Students will learn about the various topics associated with sports medicine. Instructional methods will include; lecture, problem solving, guided discovery, laboratory work, independent research, computer technology and acquired skills for field/practical situations. Students are required to complete 20 extracurricular service hours working with Central athletic teams and events.

There are additional school fees for Sports Medicine courses.

Sports Performance 15/25/35 (multiple credits available)

This course is designed for students that are interested in becoming healthier, fitter, and/or improving their athletic performance. Approximately 80% of the learning is through physical and mental training and 20% through classroom/lab work. Examples of physical training days include but are limited to: 3 km run, circuit training, hills, stairs, bicycling in city pathways, resistance training, interval training, flexibility training, yoga, and fitness assessment. Examples of mental training include: breathe work, visualization, progressive muscle relaxation, and goal setting. Students will track their progress and learning in a training journal.

There are additional school fees for Sports Performance courses.

Yoga 15/25 (6 credits)

With a focus on health, fitness and wellness, this class will teach students, safely, to the basic postures and breathing/relaxation methods of yoga. Students will be introduced to the historical roots of yoga. As well, they will learn the basic anatomy and physiology as it applies to the discipline. Students will develop an enhanced appreciation for, and acceptance for their body. The program is designed to allow students to experience the benefits of increased flexibility, strength, focus and concentration. Through continued regular practice, students will relieve stress, learn to relax at will and experience the health benefits of yoga.

Yoga 35 (5 credits)

Students will continue to deepen their study and practice of yoga. They will build on the fundamentals of yoga by incorporating alignment, foundation and breath to their movement. Intermediate and advanced postures (including variations and modifications) will be practiced. Basic anatomy and physiology of yoga will be discussed and applied.

Last modified on

RT @cmhsrams: Amazing afternoon showcasing the choral talent across the division. CBE Sings #WeAreCBE https://t.co/jHfidUF0Zr

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, the CBE’s Well-Being team will host its next free webinar with the AHS Sexual & Reproductive Health Team on the topic of Healthy Sexual Development. Sign up today to join the virtual session from 6:30-8:00 pm https://t.co/74F8MHOyOV #WeAreCBE https://t.co/ySHlZQZcIr

RT @BishopPinkham: Acknowledging Black History Month for February. Many more lessons and stories will be integrated into core and complementary classes. #WeAreCBE #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/nxdD21eXnP

RT @MSBhullarCBE: WHoooo created these amazing sketches and poems? Gr6 students Sai, Ayana and Priya wowed us with their skills and creativity. #WeareCBE #NicetoManmeetYou https://t.co/Ev8WwfIbey

In February we celebrate Black History Month! It’s an opportunity to learn about and celebrate the contributions of Black Canadians in communities across the country. Activities and lessons are planned in CBE schools throughout the month. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/zQV1xcoztb

There are no classes for CBE students on Friday, Feb. 3, because it’s a system-wide non-instructional day. Have a great long weekend! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/mvrodtENcq

RT @Tombainescbe: Happy Groundhog Day #yyc Check out this student made GIF done in computers to celebrate! #wearecbc @yyCBEdu @CbeArea1 https://t.co/HitZvs1slg

February 1 is World Hijab Day. It is a day to celebrate and honor the diversity and strength of women who choose to wear the hijab. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/Q11FGeAyRz

Chief Superintendent Christopher Usih and Blackfoot Elder Saa'kokoto joined the Literacy and Indigenous Education Teams to celebrate World Read Aloud Day. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/kMS0U61gGS

RT @SunnysideCBE: Our commitment to Truth and Reconciliation is to continue our commitment to land-based learning and to build on our understanding of the Holistic Lifelong Learning Framework through the Seven Sacred Teachings. Here is what the grade 2s learned about Respect from the Bison. https://t.co/WgbyUmxdDx