course pathway chart

Healthy Active Living, Female PPL1OF

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.

COURSE NOTE: Female students should request PPL1OF and male students PPL1OM

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 9

Healthy Active Living, Male PPL1OM

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.

COURSE NOTE: Male students should request PPL1OM and female students PPL1OF

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 9 

GRADE 9: LEAP (Leaders & Exceptional Athletes Program) PAI1OI

LEAP is an intensive athletic training program for self-motivated student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional athletic potential in a given sport. Applicants to the program must also possess strong academic commitment, and be positive contributors to the St. Benedict community. Applicants must be working toward a provincial/ national/ international championship outside of high school sport (e.g. rep sports teams, travel OBA, OVFL, etc.) LEAP will focus on developing transferable performance related sports skills including strength, speed, agility, coordination, endurance, power, and flexibility.  Sign up for your grade level and complete an application package. Completed applications must be in the St. Benedict PHE office by the deadline outlined in the application package. It is the student’s responsibility to return completed applications to St. Benedict. Please do not expect your elementary school to courier your application. You will not be registered for LEAP unless your application is complete and received on time. There are no exceptions to this policy. All students enrolled in LEAP will occasionally be travelling to community facilities such as the YMCA. There will be a cost involved to use these facilities, please refer to the application package for the current course fee.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 9

Personal and Fitness Activities, Female PAF2OF

This course offers the self-motivated student the opportunity to analyze his/her personal level of fitness and well being through an in-depth study of, and participation in weight training and aerobic activities. At the beginning of the course, each student will evaluate their physique and fitness levels to establish goals related to nutrition and exercise. The course focus is to maximize opportunities to improve and maintain these goals.

COURSE NOTE: Female students should request PAF2OF and male students PAF2OM

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 10

Personal and Fitness Activities, Male PAF2OM

This course offers the self-motivated student the opportunity to analyze his/her personal level of fitness and well being through an in-depth study of, and participation in weight training and aerobic activities. At the beginning of the course, each student will evaluate their physique and fitness levels to establish goals related to nutrition and exercise. The course focus is to maximize opportunities to improve and maintain these goals.

COURSE NOTE: Male students should request PAF2OM and female students PAF2OF

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 10

Healthy Active Living, Female PPL2OF

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.

COURSE NOTE: Female students should request PPL2OF and male students PPL2OM.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 10

Healthy Active Living, Male PPL2OM

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.

COURSE NOTE: Male students should request PPL2OM and female students PPL2OF.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 10

GRADE 10: LEAP (Leaders & Exceptional Athletes Program) PAI2OI

LEAP is an intensive athletic training program for self-motivated student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional athletic potential in a given sport. Applicants to the program must also possess strong academic commitment, and be positive contributors to the St. Benedict community. Applicants must be working toward a provincial/ national/ international championship outside of high school sport (e.g. rep sports teams, travel OBA, OVFL, etc.) LEAP will focus on developing transferable performance related sports skills including strength, speed, agility, coordination, endurance, power, and flexibility.  Sign up for your grade level and complete an application package. Completed applications must be in the St. Benedict PHE office by the deadline outlined in the application package. It is the student’s responsibility to return completed applications to St. Benedict. Please do not expect your elementary school to courier your application. You will not be registered for LEAP unless your application is complete and received on time. There are no exceptions to this policy. All students enrolled in LEAP will occasionally be travelling to community facilities such as the YMCA. There will be a cost involved to use these facilities, please refer to the application package for the current course fee.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 10

Healthy Active Living Education, PPL3OI

This course focuses on the development of a personalized approach to healthy active living through participation in a variety of large group sports and recreational activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest 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.

COURSE NOTE: This course is open to all male and female students in grade 11.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11

Healthy Active Living Education, Off Campus Options, PAL3OI

This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices. It places special emphasis on how students can maintain the habits of healthy, active living throughout their lives as they make the transition to adulthood and independent living. Through participation in a variety of off campus physical activities, students can enhance their movement competence and personal fitness. Students will and have the opportunity to be introduced to new lifestyle enhancing sports. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively.

COURSE NOTES: This course will require a course fee of $120 to cover off campus activities (e.g. bowling, billiards, tennis, curling, golf, Racquet ball, beach volleyball). Some options will begin offsite at 8:00am requiring students to arrive at the off campus location on their own, transportation back to school will be provided. Note: This course is open to all male and female students in grade 11.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11

Personal and Fitness Activities, Female, PAR3OF

This course will emphasize personal fitness through weight training, cross training and cardio-respiratory training at a high level of intensity with an emphasis on providing training geared towards females. Students will be encouraged to develop personal fitness plans and take actions to meet their defined goals. Specific strategies that set this course apart from PPL3OI include an emphasis on personal fitness rather than large group or traditional team games. Students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in a variety of physical activities and will be given opportunities to practice goal-setting, decision-making, social, and interpersonal skills. Students will also study the components of healthy relationship, reproductive health, mental health, and personal safety.

COURSE NOTE: Female students should request PAR3OF and male students PAR3OM.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11 

Personal and Fitness Activities, Male, PAR3OM

This course will emphasize personal fitness through weight training, cross training and cardio-respiratory training at a high level of intensity. Students will be encouraged to develop personal fitness plans and take actions to meet their defined goals. Specific strategies that set this course apart from PPL3OI include an emphasis on personal fitness rather than large group or traditional team games.  Students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in a variety of physical activities and will be given opportunities to practice goal-setting, decision-making, social, and interpersonal skills. Students will also study the components of healthy relationship, reproductive health, mental health, and personal safety.

COURSE NOTE: Male students should request PAR3OM and female students PAR3OF.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11

PowerFit, PAF3OI

This co-ed course focuses on the development of a personalized approach to fitness through participation in a variety of high intensity fitness training activities (weight training, and cross training). Specific strategies that set this course apart from PAR3OM/PAR3OF include participating in muscular strength and endurance activities four days per week in the weight room combined with one day of active recovery.  In addition, emphasis will be placed on bodyweight exercises, proper technique and application of Olympic lifting, as well as and endurance training. PowerFit is designed to assist students in developing individual fitness programs while demonstrating improvement and achieving personal goals throughout the course. Students will study training principles, fitness theory and muscle anatomy in order to ensure optimal gains during their training programs. Students will participate in muscular strength and endurance activities four days per week in the Fitness Centre combined with one day of recovery.

COURSE NOTE: This course is open to all male and female students in grade 11

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11

Outdoor Education, PAD3OI

This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle through participation in a wide variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, orienteering and camping that promote lifelong healthy activity and requires a $200 course fee to cover the costs of the outdoor experiences provided.  The outdoor focus of this course has the potential to engage students’ interest 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, interpersonal skills, leadership, planning and organizational skills in the context of outdoor activities. Students will also develop social dynamics while participating in theoretical and practical aspects of outdoor recreational activities. Students will also study the components of risk management, mental health, personal safety and injury prevention and first aid and CPR.

COURSE NOTE: This course is open to all male and female students in grade 11 and 12. There is a course fee of $200.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11

GRADE 11: LEAP 1 Credit, PAI3OI

LEAP is an intensive athletic training program for self-motivated student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional athletic potential in a given sport. Applicants to the program must also possess strong academic commitment, and be positive contributors to the St. Benedict community. Applicants must be working toward a provincial/ national/ international championship outside of high school sport (e.g. rep sports teams, travel OBA, OVFL, etc.) LEAP will focus on developing transferable performance related sports skills including strength, speed, agility, coordination, endurance, power, and flexibility.  Sign up for your grade level and complete an application package. Completed applications must be in the St. Benedict PHE office by the deadline outlined in the application package. It is the student’s responsibility to return completed applications to St. Benedict. Please do not expect your elementary school to courier your application. You will not be registered for LEAP unless your application is complete and received on time. There are no exceptions to this policy. All students enrolled in LEAP will occasionally be travelling to community facilities such as the YMCA. There will be a cost involved to use these facilities, please refer to the application package for the current course fee.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11

GRADE 11: LEAP 2 Credit, LEAP11 (PAI3OI & PAF3OI)

LEAP is an intensive athletic training program for self-motivated student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional athletic potential in a given sport. Applicants to the program must also possess strong academic commitment, and be positive contributors to the St. Benedict community. Applicants must be working toward a provincial/ national/ international championship outside of high school sport (e.g. rep sports teams, travel OBA, OVFL, etc.) LEAP will focus on developing transferable performance related sports skills including strength, speed, agility, coordination, endurance, power, and flexibility.  Sign up for your grade level and complete an application package. Completed applications must be in the St. Benedict PHE office by the deadline outlined in the application package. It is the student’s responsibility to return completed applications to St. Benedict. Please do not expect your elementary school to courier your application. You will not be registered for LEAP unless your application is complete and received on time. There are no exceptions to this policy. All students enrolled in LEAP will occasionally be travelling to community facilities such as the YMCA. There will be a cost involved to use these facilities, please refer to the application package for the current course fee.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 11


 

Healthy Active Living Education, PPL4OI

This course focuses on the development of a personalized approach to healthy active living through participation in a variety of large group sports and recreational activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest 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.

COURSE NOTE: This course is open to all male and female students in grade 12.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 12

Healthy Active Living Education, Off Campus Options, PAL4OI

This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices. It places special emphasis on how students can maintain the habits of healthy, active living throughout their lives as they make the transition to adulthood and independent living. Through participation in a variety of off campus physical activities, students can enhance their movement competence and personal fitness. Students will and have the opportunity to be introduced to new lifestyle enhancing sports. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively.

COURSE NOTES: This course will require a course fee of $120 to cover off campus activities (e.g. bowling, billiards, tennis, curling, golf, Racquet ball, beach volleyball). Some options will begin offsite at 8:00am requiring students to arrive at the off campus location on their own, transportation back to school will be provided. Note: This course is open to all male and female students in grade 12.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 12

Personal and Fitness Activities, Female, PAR4OF

This course will emphasize personal fitness through weight training, cross training and cardio-respiratory training at a high level of intensity with an emphasis on providing training geared towards females. Students will be encouraged to develop personal fitness plans and take actions to meet their defined goals. Specific strategies that set this course apart from PPL4OI include an emphasis on personal fitness rather than large group or traditional team games. Students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in a variety of physical activities and will be given opportunities to practice goal-setting, decision-making, social, and interpersonal skills. Students will also study the components of healthy relationship, reproductive health, mental health, and personal safety.

COURSE NOTE: Female students should request PAR4OF and male students PAR4OM.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 12

Personal and Fitness Activities, Male, PAR4OM

This course will emphasize personal fitness through weight training, cross training and cardio-respiratory training at a high level of intensity. Students will be encouraged to develop personal fitness plans and take actions to meet their defined goals. Specific strategies that set this course apart from PPL4OI include an emphasis on personal fitness rather than large group or traditional team games.  Students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in a variety of physical activities and will be given opportunities to practice goal-setting, decision-making, social, and interpersonal skills. Students will also study the components of healthy relationship, reproductive health, mental health, and personal safety.

COURSE NOTE: Male students should request PAR4OM and female students PAR4OF.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 12 

PowerFit, PAF4OI

This co-ed course focuses on the development of a personalized approach to fitness through participation in a variety of high-intensity fitness training activities (weight training, and cross training). Specific strategies that set this course apart from PAR4OM/PAR4OF include participating in muscular strength and endurance activities four days per week in the weight room combined with one day of active recovery.  In addition, emphasis will be placed on bodyweight exercises, proper technique and application of Olympic lifting, as well as and endurance training. PowerFit is designed to assist students in developing individual fitness programs while demonstrating improvement and achieving personal goals throughout the course. Students will study training principles, fitness theory and muscle anatomy in order to ensure optimal gains during their training programs. Students will participate in muscular strength and endurance activities four days per week in the Fitness Centre combined with one day of recovery.

COURSE NOTE: This course is open to all male and female students in grade 12

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 12 

Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership, PLF4MI

This course enables students to explore the benefits of lifelong participation in active recreation and healthy leisure and to develop the leadership and coordinating skills needed to plan, organize, and safely implement recreational events and other activities related to healthy, active living. Students will also learn how to promote the benefits of healthy, active living to others through mentoring and assisting them in making informed decisions that enhance their well-being. The course will prepare students for university programs in physical education and health and kinesiology and for college and university programs in recreation and leisure management, fitness and health promotion, and fitness leadership.

PREREQUISITE: Any health and physical education course.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: College/University GRADE: 12

Introduction to Kinesiology, PSK4U

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 influence 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.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: University GRADE: 12

GRADE 12: LEAP 1 Credit, PAI4OI

LEAP is an intensive athletic training program for self-motivated student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional athletic potential in a given sport. Applicants to the program must also possess strong academic commitment, and be positive contributors to the St. Benedict community. Applicants must be working toward a provincial/ national/ international championship outside of high school sport (e.g. rep sports teams, travel OBA, OVFL, etc.) LEAP will focus on developing transferable performance related sports skills including strength, speed, agility, coordination, endurance, power, and flexibility.  Sign up for your grade level and complete an application package. Completed applications must be in the St. Benedict PHE office by the deadline outlined in the application package. It is the student’s responsibility to return completed applications to St. Benedict. Please do not expect your elementary school to courier your application. You will not be registered for LEAP unless your application is complete and received on time. There are no exceptions to this policy. All students enrolled in LEAP will occasionally be travelling to community facilities such as the YMCA. There will be a cost involved to use these facilities, please refer to the application package for the current course fee.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 12

GRADE 12: LEAP 2 Credit, LEAP12 (PAI4OI & PAF4OI)

LEAP is an intensive athletic training program for self-motivated student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional athletic potential in a given sport. Applicants to the program must also possess strong academic commitment, and be positive contributors to the St. Benedict community. Applicants must be working toward a provincial/ national/ international championship outside of high school sport (e.g. rep sports teams, travel OBA, OVFL, etc.) LEAP will focus on developing transferable performance related sports skills including strength, speed, agility, coordination, endurance, power, and flexibility.  Sign up for your grade level and complete an application package. Completed applications must be in the St. Benedict PHE office by the deadline outlined in the application package. It is the student’s responsibility to return completed applications to St. Benedict. Please do not expect your elementary school to courier your application. You will not be registered for LEAP unless your application is complete and received on time. There are no exceptions to this policy. All students enrolled in LEAP will occasionally be travelling to community facilities such as the YMCA. There will be a cost involved to use these facilities, please refer to the application package for the current course fee.

CREDIT: 1 TYPE: Open GRADE: 12

LEAP (Leaders & Exceptional Athletes Program)

LEAP is an intensive athletic training program for self-motivated student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional athletic potential in a given sport. Applicants to the program must also possess strong academic commitment, and be positive contributors to the St. Benedict community. Applicants must be working toward a provincial/ national/ international championship outside of high school sport (e.g. rep sports teams, travel OBA, OVFL, etc.) LEAP will focus on developing transferable performance related sports skills including strength, speed, agility, coordination, endurance, power, and flexibility.  Sign up for your grade level and complete an application package. Completed applications must be in the St. Benedict PHE office by the deadline outlined in the application package. It is the student’s responsibility to return completed applications to St. Benedict. Please do not expect your elementary school to courier your application. You will not be registered for LEAP unless your application is complete and received on time. There are no exceptions to this policy. All students enrolled in LEAP will occasionally be travelling to community facilities such as the YMCA. There will be a cost involved to use these facilities, please refer to the application package for the current course fee.

COURSE NOTES:

GRADE 9 LEAP: Request PAI1OI

GRADE 10 LEAP: Request PAI2OI

GRADE 11 LEAP: Request PAI3OI

GRADE 11 LEAP 2 Credit: Request LEAP11 (PAI3OI & PAF3OI)

GRADE 12 LEAP: Request PAI4OI

GRADE 12 LEAP 2 Credit: Request LEAP12 (PAI4OI & PAF4OI)

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