• Why P.E. is Important


    Improved Physical Fitness

    Improves children’s muscular strength, flexibility, muscular endurance, body composition, and cardiovascular endurance.

    Skill Development

    Develops motor skills which allow for safe, successful participation in physical activities.

    Regular Healthful Physical Activity

    Provides a wide-range of developmentally appropriate activities for all children.

    Support of Other Subject Areas

    Reinforces knowledge learned across the curriculum.


    Facilitates development of student responsibility for health and fitness.

    Stress Reduction

    Physical activity becomes an outlet for releasing tension and anxiety.

    Improved Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem

    Physical Education instills a stronger self-worth in children based on their mastery of skills and concepts in physical activity. They can become more confident, assertive, independent, and self-controlled.

    Experience Setting Goals

    Gives children the opportunity to set and strive for personal achievable goals.