HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION 8 - 0 Credit
Students in Physical Education 8 concentrate on a variety of physical activities. The development of major muscle groups, body coordination and fitness training are emphasized as students are exposed to recreational sports, football, basketball and soccer. Forty percent of P.E. 8 is devoted to classroom instruction on personal growth and health, exposure to the negative effects of alcohol, tobacco and drugs. Physical Education classes are used to meet state “family life” requirements.
HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION 9 - 1 Credit
Students in Physical Education 9 concentrate on muscle toning, cardiovascular activities and weight training. Team sports and recreational activities are used to motivate fitness awareness. Students will spend forty percent of their P.E. time studying consumer issues, environmental health, disease prevention, family survival and first aid. State physical fitness tests and “family life” education are administered to students during this class.
Prerequisite: None Grade: 9
HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10 & DRIVER’S EDUCATION - 1 Credit
Students in Physical Education 10 concentrate on in-depth study and practice of individual team sports. Classroom drivers’ education, mental health and family life instruction account for approximately seventy days of instruction. Tobacco program presented by Mrs. Mary Adderton is also included. Students will be assessed by Virginia Fitness Standards two times during the year.
Prerequisite: Health and Physical Education 9 Grade: 10