Physical Education, Health & Wellness
A quality Health and Physical Education program supports the physical, intellectual and social-emotional development of students. When students maintain an adequate level of physical fitness and make healthy choices, the conditions and opportunities for learning increase. For these reasons, Health and Physical Education plays an integral role in a comprehensive educational program. To facilitate these optimal levels of wellness, the Physical Education, Health and Wellness Department is committed to delivering a comprehensive, sequential K-12 curriculum . The program will PREPARE, EMPOWER and INSPIRE students to pursue a lifetime of healthy, informed decisions.
The goal of the district's Physical Education program is to provide the students with the knowledge and skills to value and apply physical activity and its benefits for a lifetime. Through movement and sports activities, students will gain an appreciation for personal fitness and other team-building skills needed to foster a healthy, productive lifestyle. Each lesson is planned to maximize the amount of time students are engaged in moderate to rigorous physical activity.
The goal of the district's health program is to provide students with a high quality,K-12 sequential health curriculum that emphasizes 21st Century skills and interdisciplinary connections to EMPOWER students to live a healthy lifestyle. Students will gain valuable knowledge that is needed to address health concerns at various stages of development, and will be encouraged to achieve optimal health through recognizing health issues and applying preventative strategies to promote overall wellness.
New Brunswick Public Schools
268 Baldwin Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Office: (732) 745-5300
Fax: (732) 418-4346