Goals and Objectives
Physical Education is the only subject, which by the very nature of its content has the potential to affect how a person will feel every moment of every day for the rest of his or her life. The Physical Education Department at NHP has as one of its goals to help each student become healthy concise minded individuals. We want to incorporate a fitness-based curriculum. We want to give our students the tools to become fit and healthy for the rest of their lives. Today’s brain, mind, and body establishes significant links between movement and learning.
Expected School-wide Learning Results (ESLRs)
Capable Individuals who…
Seek mastery of academic content and technological resources
Apply academic learning to real-life situations
Prioritize tasks and use time wisely
Confident Problem-Solvers who…
Express thoughts and feelings clearly and honestly
Adapt to changing circumstances calmly and thoughtfully
Resolve interpersonal conflicts successfully
Responsible Citizens who…
Develop practical, personal, and professional life skills
Demonstrate respect toward people and property
Contribute positively to the community
Long-term assignments and projects
1. Students demonstrate knowledge of and competency in motor skills, movement patterns, and strategies needed to perform a variety of
1.1 Combine and apply movement patterns, simple to complex, in aquatic, rhythms/dance, and individual and dual activities.
1.2 Demonstrate proﬁcient movement skills in aquatic, rhythms/dance, and individual and dual activities.
1.3 Identify, explain, and apply the skill-related components of balance, reaction time, agility, coordination, explosive power, and speed that enhance performance levels in aquatic, rhythms/dance, and individual and dual activities.
1.4 Explain and demonstrate advanced offensive, defensive, and transition strategies in aquatic and individual and dual activities.
2. Students achieve a level of physical fitness for health and performance while demonstrating knowledge of fitness concepts, principles, and
2.1 Participate in moderate to vigorous physical activity at least four days each week.
2.2 Participate in enjoyable and challenging physical activities that develop and maintain the ﬁve components of physical ﬁtness.
2.3 Meet health-related physical ﬁtness standards established by a scientific based health-related ﬁtness assessment.
2.4 Use physical ﬁtness test results to set and adjust goals to improve ﬁtness.
2.5 Improve and maintain physical ﬁtness by adjusting physical activity levels according to the principles of exercise.