We believe that regular daily physical activity contributes to good health, function, and well-being, and is Biblically inspired throughout a person’s lifetime (Proverbs 24:5). Therefore, it is our desire to partner with each family in our community to help our students participate in regular physical activity. Our curriculum combines a long-term view of promoting regular physical activity while teaching structured physical experiences that enrich fundamental motor skills to help all students gain the confidence and courage to participate in Trinity athletics in the future.
In order to best meet the needs of students with a wide range of ability, skill, and prior knowledge; our program will use a movement education approach and will focus on skill themes that allow students to perform at their own level and advance at their own rate working toward mastery. A gradual tradition to specialized sports skills will begin in fourth grade with the introduction of football, basketball, soccer, and volleyball skills modified in small-sided lead-up games to achieve maximal time on task and touches. Each grade will include physical activities that students can perform as part of normal play outside of school (e.g. jump rope, four square, paddle ball, monkey bars, basic gymnastics, and Frisbee).
By sixth grade students will develop an awareness of their own fitness level and recognize the value of being physically active and fit.
All students are evaluated using the following categories:
Participation, Effort, Kindness, Cooperation & Teamwork
- Health Related Fitness
- Cardiovascular Endurance
- Muscular Strength
- Muscular Endurance
Skill Related Fitness
- Reaction Time
Seventh graders will continue to work on basic sport skills and activities that have not been developed to a level of mastery. Small-sided cooperative and competitive games and activities will continue to be used. Seventh graders are expected to improve specific components of fitness and are required to monitor their physical activity levels outside of class.
Eighth graders will continue to develop basic skills of activities already introduced and to use those skills in modified situations with more complexity. More attention will be paid to developing personal fitness records and to improving lifestyle choices to promote physical activity.
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Physical Education credits at the Rhetoric School level are earned by participation in one of the many sports teams offered by Trinity.
Exceptions may be made for outside activities on a case-by-case basis but students must meet the criteria and receive prior approval from the Director of Athletics.