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Physical Education classes at OGA provide an opportunity for students in 2nd through 5th grades to experience various types of physical activity  which can include:

*team sports 
*individual sports 
*leisure sports
*health and nutrition
*bicycle and pedestrian safety

In elementary school, Florida state statute currently requires 150 minutes per week of physical education.  Elementary physical education focuses on movement competency, cognitive abilities, lifetime fitness, and responsible behaviors and values.  OCPS school district policy prohibits interscholastic athletic contests at the elementary school level.  

Lesson plans are based on guidelines set by  OCPS Benchmarks & Essential Skills.

OCPS Policy:

PHYSICAL EDUCATION EXCUSES

Students who, because of illness or injury, are temporarily unable to participate in physical education activities need to present a note each time from their parent to the PE teacher explaining the problem. Students are required to attend classes to observe the lessons when unable to participate. Students who need to be excused from activities for a week or more need to provide a doctor’s excuse. If your child has any permanent physical restrictions or disabilities, please notify the physical education teacher and the Main Office.

 

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