Physical Education

The minimum requirements for a student to attain an Alberta high school diploma include Physical Education 10, 20 & 30. 

All students must complete PE 10 and CALM 20 in order to receive a High School Diploma. These courses can be taken together in a COMBO course or separately.

ALWAYS check information with the post-secondary institution and the program of your choice. Pre-requisites vary by institution and institutions sometimes change entrance requirements.


3 credits 

This three credit course is typically taken in Grade 10 or 11 and is required to receive an Alberta High School diploma. The focus of the course is to help you develop your ability to make well-informed decisions and choices that contribute to the well-being and respect of yourself and others. Topics include financial planning, career planning and relationships.

This course can be combined with coed Phys. Ed 10 and is worth 6 credits.

3 credits

For students wishing to stay fit and learn about strength and conditioning.

6 credits

This combo course will enhance your sports medicine theory and overall fitness.

5 credits
Offered in semester 2

This course provides students with hands-on experience involving the game of golf as well as real life applications when we apply skills in the field at golf courses and training facilities. Two days/week will be spent off site at an indoor training facility and golf course once weather permits. Alternate days are spent cross training in our Paul Kane fitness facility to meet the outcomes related to fitness and sport performance goals.

Note: Additional fees apply.

5 credits
Offered in semester 1

The focus is to develop players both physically and mentally for the game of hockey. During the two days per week on-ice, student-athletes will work on the fundamentals of the game of hockey while being pushed to advance their skills in specific ways for each individual. On the one day off-ice with the Academy, the focus will be on mental skills training, game analysis, and listening to guest speakers to prepare for the game at the highest levels. The other two days will be site-based learning at school.

Note: Additional fees apply.

5 credits

Physical Education 10 is required to receive an Alberta High School diploma. Students move through a series of physical activities while developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to lead an active, healthy lifestyle. The goal is an introduction to a variety of activities in hopes students find a passion to continue these for a lifetime of physical wellness.

The coed version of PE10 can be combined with CALM and is worth 6 credits.

Physical Education 20, 30

A wide variety of sports and games are presented and students focus on leadership and diverse physical activities.

3 or 5 credits

Sports Med 10 is offered as a 3 credit course. Sports Med 20 and 30 are offered as 3 or 5 credit courses.

Sports Med provides hands-on and theory classes covering techniques in injury management, training and taping, sports psychology, nutrition, and leadership.

3 credits

Immerse yourself in the practice of Yoga to build strength, gain flexibility and improve posture. Learn techniques to help relax and manage stress.