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 Health, Wellness and Physical Education

 
Frontier School Division provides students with planned and balanced physical education programming as well as health and wellness programming to develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes for physically active and healthy lifestyles.
 
 

The Division mandates Nursery to Grade 8 students receive a minimum of 30 minutes of daily physical education.


 

Province of Manitoba Physical Education Curriculum

 

The following provincial curriculum is followed in Frontier School Division:

 
  • Kindergarten-Grade 4 Physical Education/Physical Health—A Foundation for Implementation

  • Grades 5-8 Physical Education/Physical Health—A Foundation for Implementation

  • Grade 9-12 Physical Education/Physical Health—A Foundation for Implementation

  • Grade 4-Grade 10: Fitness Assessment Document

  • Grade 4-Grade 10: Safety Guidelines for Physical Activity in Manitoba Schools

  • Grade 4-Grade 10: YouthSafe Outdoors Manual
 

These documents are available on-line at: http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/cur/parents


 

School Programs - Physical Education and Health Education

 
  • Healthy Foods Policy

  • Healthy Rewards Program

  • Physical Activity Program

  • Frontier Games

  • CAMP (Circus and Magic Performing Arts)

  • Kids on the Move

  • Health Week (May)

  • NOT Program (Not on Tobacco) Smoking

  • Reduction Program

  • Diabetes Awareness (Diabetes Medicine Bags)

  • DARE (Drug Awareness) RCMP

  • Physical Education/Physical Health Classes

  • Outdoor Education/Leadership

  • Intramurals

  • MHSAA (Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association) Grades 9-12

  • Manitoba Regional Games

  • North American Indigenous Games

  • Canoe Trip, Level 1 Course

 

Contacts and Resources

 

Manitoba Physical Education Teachers Association (www.mpeta.ca)

Physical and Health Education Canada (www.phecanada.ca - formerly CAHPERD)

Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth (www.edu.gov.mb.ca)

Manitoba High School Athletic Association (www.mhsaa.ca)

Sport Manitoba (http://sportmanitoba.ca)

Kids Health (www.kidshealth.org)

Health Canada (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca)


 

Professional Development Opportunities

 
  • Frontier Teachers Physical Education Professional Development Workshop (October)

  • Canoe Trip—Level 1

  • SAG (Special Area Group) workshops (November)

  • Northern Physical Educators SAG Workshop (April)

  • Manitoba Physical Education Teachers Association (provides province-wide physical activity workshops—ongoing)

  • Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth (province-wide curriculum workshops—ongoing)

Downloads for this program can be found in the Resources section.

For further information please contact:

Ms. Heather Lowe
Health, Wellness & Physical Education Coordinator
Frontier School Division
30 Speers Road
Winnipeg MB R2J 1L9
(204) 258-2729
Fax: (204) 775-9940
 
Mr. Brian McMillan (Mick)
Physical Education Coordinator
Frontier School Division
Area 4 Office
Cranberry Portage, MB
(204) –472–3800
Fax: (204)-472–3283