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Physical Education

students using ball to exercise

Our Physical Education Program here at Harrowgate is all about helping students acquire the knowledge, processes, skills, and confidence needed to engage in meaningful physical activity both in the present and for a lifetime.

Students will acquire competence in motor skills and movements needed to perform many physical activities. Staying fit as we learn about cardiovascular endurance, strength, flexibility, and muscular endurance and the importance of these throughout our lifetime is stressed.

Students learn eating healthy and how being physically fit helps us be better learners for all subjects. Students participate in many fitness activities that help them achieve fitness without the need to go to a fitness center. Many discussions and lessons about our hearts is a priority taken seriously.

During the year students may participate in many extracurricular activities such as Fit for Life Running Program, Jump Rope for Heart and Fitness Night. Physical fitness is an every-day activity so being active every day is stressed!!

Students attend formal PE class for a 45 minute period each week. In addition, students receive 30 minutes per day of physical activity with their homeroom teacher.

It is important that all students come prepared to be active every day.

Students should wear or bring tennis shoes to school every day.