Physical Education

PELOGO1-300x175Physical Education at Brookswood Secondary

PE POLICY: Brookswood Secondary Physical Education Department Vision Statement

The Brookswood Physical Education Department believes Physical Education courses should provide worthwhile experiences which will influence all students to live a purposeful and meaningful life. It is our aim to:
• help students develop valuable skills for use in future leisure time;
• help students become aware of the activities which indicate to the student the necessity of physical
fitness; and
• help students achieve so they have a sense of personal worth and esteem.

Courses we offer:

Physical Education 9 and 10 (PE 9 and PE 10)
• students will be exposed to a range of activities (75% team activities and 25% individual activities) in
three to four week units covering the following sports such as badminton, basketball, tennis, volleyball, soccer, dance, softball, aerobic training, pickle ball, cross-country running, football, lacrosse, minor games
• fitness training and evaluation will be a major component of each class; students will bo on runs up to
three times a week depending on the weather (length of these runs will increase over the course of the
year and will vary between lessthan a km to 5-6 km) – other fitness activities may replace running if
weather is inclement
• classes will include stretching, warm up activities, lead up games, skill development, competitions and/or class tournaments.
• students will be evaluated daily on participation, skills, effort, fitness and sportsmanship a well as an
understanding of the rules and knowledge of the games
Note: P.E. strip is a requirement and percentages are taken off as a result of missed classes due to the
lack of proper strip. P.E. 10 is a graduation requirement.

High Performance Physical Education 9 to 12 (HPPE 9 to 12)
This course is intended for students that take their fitness and training very seriously; most students will be involved with high level sports either inside the school or within the community.
• in these classes game participation is not the focus, instead students will be working on developing their strength, agility and speed
• students will be asked and encouraged to work at a very high level in terms of pushing themselves to achieve maximum improvement in strength, quickness, agility, cardio, jumping ability and core strength
• students in the grade 9 and 10HP classes will do some game activities similar to regular PE
• students will receive credit for the corresponding grade level PE course
• students will have to earn their way into this class based on their suitability to this course and
recommendation from previous PE teacher
Main areas covered:
• plyometrics
• weight training
• jump program
• agility and core training
• aerobic and anaerobic training
Note: Don’t choose this course unless you are willing to work extremely hard.

Circuit Weight Training (CTWR 10) (Male & Female Classes)
• this course is suited for individuals who are highly motivated and are able to work independently
• students will learn how to use weight training equipment in a safe and effective manner
• students will be required to keep a training log which will be assessed for grading purposes
• students will be required to learn basic physiology theory such as bones and muscles
• students will participate in team and individual activities as time and facilities allow
• a variety of training methods will be incorporated
• students will learn how to plan and implement their own weight lifting program
• aerobic training such as running in an integral part of this course and will be assessed for grading
purposes
• students will receive credit for P.E. 10

Physical Education 11 (PE 11)
• an elective course intended for students who have an interest or appreciation for physical activity and athletics
• a wide variety of activities will be offered—team as well as individual sports; competitions and
tournaments will be a main component of the class
• there will be opportunities for the class to go off-campus to utilize recreation facilities within the School District such as the local ice rink, Langley Rod & Gun Club, bowling at Willowbrook, outdoor basketball or volleyball in Murrayville. Students may be expected to demonstrate leadership by organizing these field trips
• daily evaluation will be based on activity level and participation, fitness and sportsmanship
• fitness evaluation will be based on weekly runs culminating in the 2400m run at the end of each term

Strength and Conditioning 11 and 12 (YSCD 11 and YSCD 12)
• this course is suited for individuals who are highly motivated and are able to work independently
• students will learn how to use weight training equipment in a safe and effective manner
• students will be required to keep a training log which be assessed for grading purposes
• students will be required to learn basic physiology theory (for example bones and muscles)
• a variety of training methods will be incorporated
• students will learn how to plan and implement their own weight lifting program
• aerobic training such as running is an integral part of this course and will be assessed for grading purposes
• students may also participate in team and individual activities throughout the year

Physical Education 12 (PE 12)
This course is intended for students who enjoy regular PE activities as well as working with other students and teachers.
• students will be exposed to a range of activities (75% team activities and 25% individual activities)
including badminton, basketball, dodgeball, handball, tennis, volleyball, soccer, dance, softball, aerobic training, pickleball, cross-country running, football, lacrosse, minor games
• some activities may occur off-campus depending on drivers, facilities and class composition
• classes will include stretching, warm up activities, lead up games, skill development, competitions and/or class tournaments
• students will be marked daily on participation, skills, effort, fitness and sportsmanship
• students will also be evaluated on an understanding of the rules and knowledge of the games
Note: A separate class for females only may be offered if numbers allow.

Leadership Development in Physical Education 11/12
This course will provide an opportunity for students to develop their leadership skills within an athletic setting. Sports event planning (ex. Gr. 8 indoor track and field meet, organizing tournaments) teaches organization, public speaking, goal setting, time management, communication and evaluation techniques in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment. Students will complete a comprehensive portfolio reflecting their leadership skills and accomplishments. All students will be expected to be a positive influence in the school’s climate.
Note: Students are required to perform volunteer hours in the evening and weekends.

Brookswood Secondary School

20902 - 37A Avenue, Langley
BC, V3A 5N2
Phone: 604-530-2141
Fax: 604-530-5132