Robert Andrews Physical Education Program
The physical education curriculum at Robert Andrews aims to provide students with a balanced program in which students develop knowledge, attitude and skills to help them lead a physically active and healthy lifestyle.
Curricular Component - The content is based around the following general learning outcomes. (GLO’s) – Movement, Fitness management, Safety, Personal and social development, Healthy lifestyle practises
Students will receive instruction in individual sports/games, team sports/games, alternative pursuits and fitness activities.
The focus on healthy lifestyles is:
Gr.6 – healthy active lifestyles, personal and social management, stress and nutrition
Gr.7 – personal safety, personal and social management, fitness management, drug use and abuse and human sexuality
Gr.8 – healthy active lifestyles, personal and social management, fitness management, stress and body weight and body image
Intramural Component – This part of the program offers traditional and non-traditional lunch hour activities which are open to all students. When we are between activities the gym is open for students to participate in free gym time.
Interscholastic Component – This component allows students to further develop their athletic skills in a more competitive setting as they contend against athletes from the other middle schools in RETSD and around the city. The sports offered are x-country running, volleyball, basketball, badminton, team handball and track and field.