Physical Education

At the Elementary School

Our PE program offers opportunities for physical growth and development in team and individual sports. Through a variety of activities over their elementary school experience, students develop:

  • Skills of balance and locomotion along with greater bodily and spatial awareness

  • Skills and understanding of games, rules and strategies

Special PE activities include:

  • Olympic games/track and field day

  • Dance presentations in conjunction with grade level performances

  • Games between the sixth graders and faculty

  • Physical fitness activitiesField trips to sporting events

  • After school sports clinics and team games

  • First aid training using the American Red Cross Multimedia First Aid Course.


Physical Education Policies


  • Athletic shoes are required for all PE classes.

  • Clothing should allow freedom of movement.

  • Jewelry that can interfere with physical activity should not be worn to school


  • A medical excuse is required for students who must be excused for more than a week. Medical excuses, signed by a doctor, must state the extent of injury or illness, specific limitations, and duration of absence.

  • Parent excuses must be presented on a daily basis for a student to be excused from PE.

  • Students excused from full participation in P.E. must also restrict recess and lunch activities


  • Any personal equipment from home must be labeled with first and last name and must be shared.

  • The school does not permit the use of baseballs or other hard balls (e.g. golf balls) on campus.


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11600 Magnolia Blvd North Hollywood, CA 91601-3015
Oakwood Secondary Campus 818-732-3000
Oakwood Elementary Campus 818-732-3500

The Oakwood School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs