The school's Physical Education program is designed to promote physical fitness, to teach various skills and to develop good sportsmanship.
In the K-2 level of physical education each lesson is divided into three components: warm-up, skill builders, and games and activities.
In the 3-5 level many of the same warm-up and skill builders are used but at a higher proficiency level. Improvement is stressed and the child then moves to new levels. Cardiovascular fitness is accomplished on the cross country course. Chalk Talks, lectures about games, rules and strategy, are a highlight the 3-5 level. The President's Physical Fitness Tests begin at this level and all children are tested and evaluated in five categories - speed and quickness, abdominal strength, upper body strength, cardiovascular efficiency and flexibility of legs and lower back.
Highlights in the 6-8 level include cardiovascular fitness, balance, perception, co-ordination, leadership, decision making and independent work.
Intramural sports start in Grade 4 and give the children a chance not only to play on teams with their peers but also with children from other grades. Interscholastic Programs begin with Grade 6. Teams representing St. Philomena School compete against various public and private schools in soccer and basketball.
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