Vision: “Physically Active and Healthy Lifestyles for All Students”
Our fun, comprehensive physical education program includes a variety of extracurricular activities, opportunities for students to pursue lifetime health and fitness, and a focus on fostering social skills that enhance cooperation. Kids who are active benefit in many ways.
Besides enjoying the health benefits of regular exercise, kids who are physically fit sleep better and are better able to handle physical and emotional challenges — from running to catching a bus to studying for a test. Across all grades at MSD, the combined Manitoba Physical Education/Health Education (PE/HE) curriculum is followed to provide developmentally appropriate lessons for all students. See Grade-Specific Curriculum Information for Parents.
The combined physical education/health education (PE/HE) curriculum was designed to address the following five major health risks for children and youth:
The aim of the curriculum is to provide students with planned and balanced programming to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes for physically active and healthy lifestyles.
Curriculum content is organized within the following five general learning outcomes: