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PE & Health

Department Information

The Physical Education Department offers a program that includes lifetime fitness and other physical activities.  Program outcomes for students include:

  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to participate in a variety of physical activities.

  • Recognize and understand the different effects of physical activity on the mind and body and promote a healthy and active lifestyle.

  • Develop interpersonal skills and exhibit positive character traits during physical activity.

The Health Education Program at Wilton High School offers students an opportunity to practice leading a healthy and balanced lifestyle.  Focus areas include:  core concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention, accessing health information, self-management and healthy behaviors, analyzing internal and external influences, communication skills, decision-making skills, and advocacy.  These topics are based on Connecticut’s Healthy and Balanced Living Curriculum Framework (2006). All sophomores are required to take one semester of Adolescent Health.