• Physical Education Overview K-12

    • Physical Education Philosophy

      The Physical Education Department, as well as Naperville School District 203, has made a commitment to prepare students to live healthy, productive and physically active lives for the 21st Century.

      • Physical education will provide every student with a variety of challenges that will contribute to the development and maintenance of their physical, cognitive, and affective well being.
      • Students will be provided with the foundation for making informed decisions that will empower them to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
      • Physical Education is a lifelong process, which is the primary responsibility of the student, shared by home, district and community.


      Physical Education Curriculum Beliefs

      • The following strands must be interwoven into the K-12 Physical Education curriculum: movement skills strand; fitness education strand; team building strand; cognitive/literacy strand and technology strand.
      • Quality daily Physical Education is essential, Kindergarten -12.
      • Delivery of quality instruction requires certified physical educators.

    Physical Education Curriculum K-5

    • K-Grade 2

      • Bean Bags
      • Domes
      • Following Directions
      • Locomotor Skills
      • Moving in Open Space
      • Moving in Personal Space
      • Orientation
      • Starting & Stopping

      Grades 1-2

      • The Concept of Fitness
      • Four Square Lead Up
      • Understanding Cardiovascular Fitness
    • K-Grade 5

      • Cooperation

      Grades 1-5

      • Pedometers

      Grades 3-4

      • Educational Developmental Gymnastics
    • Grades 3-5

      • Cooperation
      • Dance
      • Dribbling
      • Exercise Cards
      • Exercise Task
      • Heart Rate Monitors
      • Kicking
      • Secret Exercises
      • Striking
      • Team Building - Cross the River
      • Team Building - Life Rafts
      • Team Building - Noodles
      • The Circuit