Physical Education

The Physical Education curriculum and instruction focuses on the development of strength, stamina, agility, and flexibility through daily PE classes. Students in kindergarten and first grade partake in the motor lab to develop sensory skills and build a foundation for both future physical education and academic proficiency. Beginning in second grade, individual and team sports skills are acquired through units of study including volleyball, basketball, football, baseball/softball, track and field, and a variety of games and activities such as badminton, pickleball, Frisbee golf, ultimate frisbee, and capture the flag. An integral part of the PE program is the focus on social-emotional growth. Curriculum and instruction endeavor to develop proper sportsmanship and respect for all in an enjoyable setting. Students learn how to “win with dignity and lose with grace” and to collaborate with others to achieve a common goal. They also benefit from opportunities to develop leadership and group skills during games and activities.

In addition to the regular PE classes, students in grades 4-6 may choose to participate in team sports. Although optional, students are encouraged to participate in flag football, soccer, volleyball, baseball, softball, basketball, and/or track and field. The program consists of smaller teams with fewer players to promote maximum playing time and skill development. This after school athletics program embodies our Statement of Philosophy while interacting with peers at other schools, and our students are instilled with the importance of showing respect at away games and being gracious hosts while at home. While winning is a goal, it is never at the expense of proper sportsmanship, our values, and respect for our opponents and officials.

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NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS
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