"The revised health and physical education curriculum is based on the vision that the knowledge and skills students acquire in the program will benefit them throughout their lives and enable them to thrive in an ever-changing world by helping them develop physical and health literacy as well as the comprehension, capacity, and commitment they will need to lead healthy, active lives and promote healthy, active living." The Ontario Curriculum, Health and Physical Education, 2015
"There is substantial evidence that physical activity can help improve academic achievement, including grades and standardized test scores...Increasing or maintaining time dedicated to physical education may help, and does not appear to adversely impact, academic performance. " Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The association between school based physical activity, including physical education, and academic performance. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2010.
Garth Webb Secondary School
2820 Westoak Trails Blvd
Oakville ON L6M 4W2