Health & Physical Education

Jessica Sargent

Supervisor of Health and Physical Education


Pre-K - 5

Getting started early

Physical Education gives opportunities for children to be creative, cooperative and competitive and to face up to diverse challenges both as individuals and in groups. A 'good workout' helps ease anxiety, tension and stress and will result in improved attention in class.

Middle School

Staying Active

  • Builds healthy bones

  • Improves strength and endurance

  • Reduces stress and anxiety

  • Helps control weight/reduces the risk of obesity

  • Improves blood pressure and cholesterol levels

  • Reduces feelings of depression

  • Boosts self-esteem

  • Promotes psychological well-being

High School

Living a healthy lifestyle

"Physical Education develops students' competence and confidence to take part in a range of physical activities that become a central part of their lives, both in and out of school. A high-quality PE curriculum enables all students to enjoy and succeed in many kinds of physical activity."