In the Health & Physical Education Department we strive to inspire students to live healthy, active lives. Our courses are designed for students of various abilities. We want students to develop a holistic understanding of health and wellness that will benefit them during their adolescence and beyond. Students interested in health-related post-secondary and career options can build their knowledge and experience through our range of courses.
HPE Department Goals
Provide a balanced instructional program that includes a wide variety of enjoyable physical activities that encourage lifelong participation and physical literacy
Promote a healthy and active school as part of the SCDSB Fit For Life Vision
Encourage the overall wellness of each student- improving holistic health (physical, social, spiritual, mental)
Courses we offer:
- Healthy Active Living Education
- Personal and Fitness Activities
Grade 12 - University Preparation
- Recreation and Fitness Leadership Grade 12 - College or University Preparation
*New for September 2022: Specialist High Skills Major: Health and Wellness
What is SHSM Health and Wellness:
The Health and Wellness/Sports SHSM program at Nantyr Shores allows you to customize your timetable with courses that suit your needs and interests.
It will prepare you for post-secondary opportunities related to Health and Wellness such as: Health Sciences, Nutrition, Physiotherapy or Chiropractic, Fitness and Personal training, Event Planning, Broadcasting, Sport Marketing, Coaching, and many more!
This program includes:
A bundle of Health and Wellness related credits over the course of grade 11 and 12
A variety of mandatory and optional certifications including First Aid and CPR, Concussion Training, Personal Training, Mental Health Awareness and others.
Experiential Learning and Career Exploration - job shadowing, interviews, excursions
Reach Ahead Opportunities - activities related to the student’s post-secondary plans
Sector-Partnered Experience - Innovation training related to Health and Wellness