Health and P.E. Department


The Department of Health and Physical Education is committed to providing students with skills and knowledge necessary to enhance the quality of their lives. This foundation will enable students to recognize and choose responsible behaviors for maintaining healthy lifestyles. The K-12 Health and Physical Education staff is dedicated to teaching children and teenagers to be health-literate, physically active individuals.

For more information contact: 
Ann Marie Colebrook 
Director of Health and Physical Education or call (860) 652-7958

Our Curriculum

The Glastonbury Public Schools K-12 Health and Physical Education curriculum is standards-based curriculum using the National Health Education Standards and the National Standards and Grade Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education. The goal of the program is to equip each student health and physical literacy skills to live healthy and active lives

Health literacy is defined as the capacity of an individual to obtain, interpret, and understand basic health information and services and the competence to use such information and services in ways that are health-enhancing.

Physical literacy is defined as the ability to move with competence and confidence in a wide variety of physical activities in multiple environments that benefit the healthy development of the whole person.

Click on the grade level navigation buttons to the left to learn more about grade level curriculum and additional programs.