Credit Requirements for Physical Education & Health
1.5 credits of P.E. and 0.5 credit of Health are required for graduation.
Physical Education and Health are integral components of a student’s education at ISB.
The goal of ISB’s Physical Education & Health Education programs is to develop the values, knowledge, skills and competencies needed to enhance and commit to maintaining a healthy, active and balanced life. Physical and Health education at ISB encourages individuals to make healthy, active choices that are both beneficial to and respectful of their whole self, others, and their environment.that can be explored with the approval of Counseling and the Math Department.
Individuals who are physically literate move with competence and confidence in a wide variety of physical and health related activities and in multiple environments that benefit the healthy development of the whole person.
Physical Education at ISB aims to develop physically literate students who understand/ demonstrate:
- That individuals and groups consistently develop the motivation and ability
to communicate, apply, and analyze different forms of movement.
- That the personal choices they make related to their physical well-being will
affect their quality of life
- The intrinsic rewards of being active
- An appreciation of the artistic, creative, strategic and competitive aspects of
- The ability to set appropriate goals and persevere in attaining them
HEALTH AND WELLBEING EDUCATION
Health and wellbeing education makes a significant contribution to the social, emotional, physical and cognitive (learning potential) development of our students. The goal of ISB’s health and wellbeing program is to develop individual values, attitudes, competencies and beliefs that will empower students to commit to their own and others’ health and wellbeing throughout their lifetime. Students are provided with opportunities to acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.