Physical & Health Education

NAME EMAIL COURSE 
Amanda van Duynhoven
(Dept. Head)
Amanda.VanDuynhoven@burnabyschools.ca
  • PHE 8, 9, 10
Chris Harrison Athletic Director Christopher.Harrison@burnabyschools.ca 
  • PHE 8 & 10
  • Active Living 11/12
Greg Campbell Greg.Campbell@burnabyschools.ca
  • Fitness/Conditioning 11/12
  • PHE 8 & 9
Emily Edgecumbe Emily.Edgecumbe@burnabyschools.ca
  • PHE 10
Eugene Fung Eugene.Fung@burnabyschools.ca
  • PHE 9
Dave Gaudet David.Gaudet@burnabyschools.ca
    • Fitness/Conditioning 11/12
  • PHE 8, 9, 10
Halley Nasu Halley.Nasu@burnabyschools.ca
  • PHE 10
  • Active Living 11/12

PHE 8-10 Welcome Letter

ATHLETICS WEBSITE 

http://www.cariboochargers.com/


PHE enrichment activities are covered by PHE fees each year for PHE 8, 9 & 10 courses. These are a flat fee at the beginning of the course that goes towards Fitness Fridays. fieldtrips and guest instructors. Your child’s PHE teacher will communicate what fees are required at the beginning of the coursenbsp;Please log on to school cash on-line to pay these PHE course fees here:
https://burnaby.schoolcashonline.com/

 

Grade 8 Physical and Health Education

Physical and Health Education 8 is an opportunity for students to increase their ability to perform specific movement and activity skills, to improve their level of physical fitness and to increase their ability to appreciate and enjoy physical activities. Overall, the PHE 8 course aims to instill a lifelong commitment to physical well-being, healthy living, and responsible decision-making. Students will be assessed on the Proficiency Scale as they demonstrate their understanding of physical literacy, healthy and active living, social and community health, and mental well-being. Assessments will include a combination of participation, reflections, and collaborative activities. Students will be encouraged to self-assess and set personal goals related to their physical and health education journey.

Additional information of curricular competencies can be found on the BC government website:
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum/physical-health-education/8/core

 

Grade 9 Physical and Health Education

Physical and Health Education 9 builds upon the foundation established in Grade 8, further developing students’ understanding of physical activity, health concepts, and personal well-being. This course aims to deepen students’ engagement with physical literacy, health education, and the interconnectedness of physical, mental, and social well-being. Ultimately, the PHE 9 course aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle, fostering a sense of social responsibility, and preparing them for potential health challenges. Students will be assessed on the Proficiency Scale as they demonstrate their understanding of physical literacy, healthy and active living, social and community health, and mental well-being. Assessments will include a combination of participation, reflections, and collaborative activities. Students will have opportunities for self-assessment and goal setting, promoting a sense of ownership over their physical and health education journey. Students will also receive two hours of self-defense, which is covered by the PHE fee.

Additional information of curricular competencies can be found on the BC government website:
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum/physical-health-education/9/core

 

Grade 10 Physical and Health Education

Physical and Health Education 10 seeks to deepen students’ understanding of physical literacy, health education, and personal well-being, emphasizing advanced skills, critical thinking, and responsible decision-making in the context of physical and mental health. This course aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for physical literacy, and holistic well-being. Students will practice leadership and communication skills, to help prepare students to navigate the complexities of health and wellness in their lives and communities. Students will be assessed on their understanding of physical literacy, healthy and active living, social and community health, and mental well-being. Assessments will include a combination of participation, reflections, and collaborative activities. Students will be encouraged to set personal goals, engage in self-reflection, and actively participate in the assessment process to enhance their understanding of their own health and physical development. Students will also receive golf instruction and CPR-C certification, which is covered by the PHE fee.

Additional information of curricular competencies can be found on the BC government website:
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum/physical-health-education/10/core

* Note: Physical and Health Education 10 is a graduation requirement.

 

Grade 11/12 Active Living 

Active Living 11/12 is designed to elevate student understanding and engagement in physical activity and healthy living. Students will take part in a wide range of sport opportunities, including possible fieldtrips, which promote the importance of lifelong physical activity. Students will be evaluated on an on-going basis on their active engagement in all PHE units. Students are encouraged to actively participate in assessment by setting personal goals and self-assessing. Students in Active Living 12 are also required to demonstrate growth in leadership amongst their peers.

Additional information of curricular competencies can be found on the BC government website:
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum/physical-health-education/11/active-living
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum/physical-health-education/12/active-living

 

Grade 11/12 Fitness & Conditioning 

Fitness and Conditioning 11/12 is designed to build an understanding of exercise science, improve physical fitness, and empower students to make informed choices for a healthy and active lifestyle. Students will use the principles of program design, including training principles to enhance personal fitness levels, such as the FITT principle, SAID principle, and specificity. In addition, they will be taught proper nutrition, basic body anatomy and the dangers of performance-enhancing supplements. Students should be able to reflect on their progress throughout the course and focus on active participation, goal-setting, and applying knowledge to their individual fitness performance. Students will be evaluated on their ability to develop and maintain healthy fitness goals:

Additional information of curricular competencies can be found on the BC government website:
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum/physical-health-education/11/fitness-and-conditioning
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum/physical-health-education/12/fitness-and-conditioning


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