Health and Physical Education

Health and Physical Education Faculty

Health
Trimester - 2 credits

Required for graduation; it is strongly recommended that students take Health as ninth graders. In our health curriculum, WT strives to bring about increased Health Literacy among students by preparing and empowering them to value and engage in life-long healthy lifestyles and practices, while promoting self-management skills and smart decisions.

Physical Education
Trimester - 1 credit

Required for graduation; students must enroll in a regularly scheduled P.E. program for two trimesters during each of the first three years in Upper School. Students who play on a WT team are exempt from P.E. class during the athletic season.

The WT Upper School Physical Education curriculum will allow students to fully comprehend the importance of leading an active and healthy lifestyle within their current daily routine as well as give them the knowledge and experience to continue this pattern for a lifetime. The program will allow the student to experience physical activity and its ability to allow a person to perform daily activities at a high level as well as reduce the risk of long-term health problems. The learning environment will encourage each student to try new skills and allow him or her to make personal decisions about how he or she can best carry out a healthy lifestyle.

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