South Bristol kids are building skills, knowledge & habits for healthy & active futures.
At South Bristol School we are dedicated to providing positive learning experiences for all students. The time our kids spend in physical education is dedicated to helping them develop the skills, knowledge and habits necessary to lead healthy and actives lives.
This site is designed to:
- Keep parents and community members informed of what's going on in physical education through news udates
- Provide resources for students, parents and community members
- Keep parents and community members up to date regarding South Bristol Spindrifters
- Keep parents and community members up to date regarding Circus Arts Club
What Is A Physically Educated Person?
National Standards for Physical Education
Physical activity is critical to the development and maintenance of good health. The goal of physical education is to develop physically educated individuals who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity.
A physically educated person:
Standard 1: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
Standard 2: Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
Standard 3: Participates regularly in physical activity.
Standard 4: Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
Standard 5: Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.
Standard 6: Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.
Source: Moving into the Future: National Standards for Physical Education, 2nd edition, (2004) NASPE