Physical Education 10
All students are required to complete a minimum of 3 credits in Physical education in order to receive an Alberta High School diploma.
Instructional time at St. Mary's and Talisman Center is spent in each of the five movement categories: Alternative Environmental Activities, Body Mastery, Dance, Games and Individual and Dual Activities.
St. Mary's offers PE 10 H 3 credit, PE 10 5 credit and PE 10 5 credit off campus.
Physical Education 20
Successful completion of PE 10 is a pre-requisite for entrance into PE 20. Instructional time is focused on the five movement categories with the emphasis on Alternative Environmental Activities. Activities take place at St. Mary's, at the Talisman Centre and off-campus.
St. Mary's offers 3-credit PE 20 and 5-credit PE 20.
Physical Education 30
Successful completion of PE 20 is a pre-requisite for entrance into PE 30. Instructional time is focused on the five movement categories with the emphasis on Alternative Environmental Activities. Activities take place at St. Mary's, at the Talisman Centre and off-campus.
St. Mary's offers 5-credit PE 30.
All Girls Physical Education
This 5 credit class is offered every day for one semester.
The focus of the class will be more on individual and alternative activities,
and less on team sports and activities. Personal fitness and individual
development are the focal points of this class. Students will constantly be
engaged in an active setting and will gain the skills and knowledge to pursue
and active lifestyle on their own in the years to come. The fee for this will
cover the cost of instructors, as well as off campus activities. Activities
will be chosen from the following list: Yoga, Pilates, Bowling, Aerobics, Self
Defense, Swimming, Tennis, Zumba, Wall Climbing, Spin, Dance, Water Aerobics
Sports Performance 10 / 20 / 30
St. Mary's began offering sports performance in 2007 and due to high student interest, now offers sports performance 20 and 30! These course are intended for students who have completed PE 10 and enjoy intense physical activity.
Instruction will allow students to gain a basic understanding of different training methods, techniques, fundamentals and nutrition towards strength and fitness training. Students will also gain a basic understanding about sport psychology, goal setting and personal development.
Instruction can include activities such as weight training, yoga, boxing, spin classes, swimming, and circuit training. The courses are 3-credit courses.