Physical Education Program

Students participate in 1 hour of physical education every day, as part of our whole-child education approach.

Physical Benefits

  • Improve physical fitness
  • Develop skills and motor skills

Academic Benefits

  • Integrate subjects (science, math, and social studies)
  • Implement additional skills (physiology, psychology, nutrition, problem solving, and strategy)
  • Stimulate brain through exercise, as increased fitness improves academics

Socio-Emotional Benefits

  • Improve self discipline
  • Develop student responsibility for health and fitness
  • Influence moral development, leadership, and cooperation with others
  • Reduce stress reduction by releasing tension and anxiety
  • Strengthen peer relationships
  • Improve self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Develop respect for body, classmates, and teammates
  • Gain experience in setting goals

What we play

Athletics
Badminton
Beach volleyball
Basketball
Canoeing
Climbing
Cross country
Dance
Fencing
Gymnastics
Handball
Hiking
Ice Skating
Irish Hurling
Kayaking
Martial Arts
Orienteering
Parkour
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Touch Rugby
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Yoga

Where we play

As an urban school in the heart of beautiful Kitsilano, our students’ benefit from top-notch and professional sports facilities – above and beyond other private schools. In addition to the Physical Education program, children can enjoy unstructured outdoor time also known as recess, everyday. Enjoying both the diverse range of sports Pear Tree implements, as well as recess to enjoy with friends!

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