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SCITUATE PUBLIC SCHOOL - COURSE OFFERINGS (GRADES 7-12)
For more detailed course descriptions, please refer to the
Program of Studies
For a comprehensive overview of the course’s curriculum, please refer to the Curriculum page.
Physical Education: Grades 7 & 8
During this time students will be exposed to a variety of team and individual activities. The overarching objective for all physical education activities is to promote teamwork, respect for others and to emphasize the benefits of daily physical activity. Students will participate in and learn the benefits of a daily exercise routine that emphasizes the components of physical fitness - muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and body mass composition.
Physical Education: Grades 9 & 10
Students are required to take one quarter of physical education during both their freshman and sophomore years. The physical education curriculum that is covered over two quarters during a student’s freshman and sophomore year includes the following Project Adventure cooperative games, competitive team games, life long activities, various dynamic personal fitness activities, etc.
Life Long Activities: Grades 11/12
Core concepts in this course focus on learning individual and small group activities that can be played by participants of all ages and athletic ability. Lessons are designed to improve techniques and strategies for enjoyment while in high school and throughout life.
Personal Fitness: Grades 11/12
Activities are designed to promote physical and mental wellness through a series of progressive personalized fitness activities including resistance training, cardiovascular activities, etc.
Competitive Team Games: Grades 11/12
The central focus of this course is both traditional and non-traditional team games. Activities are focused on improving individual skills to enhance the level of competition in team and tournament play.
Personal Pursuits: Grades 11/12
The emphasis of this course is on group and individual challenges. Teamwork and trust are core components of this course as joint effort is central to achieving group goals. Activities include cooperative games, low elements, high elements including the climbing wall, self-defense, orienteering, yoga, fitness walking, etc.
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