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Small Group Physical Education Program (PPL1O1)
(by Principal Recommendation and Invitation Only)​

This grade 9 physical education course pilot program has been renewed for the summer of 2019.  It is aimed at students who may experience a high level of anxiety in regularly scheduled grade 9 physical education classes.  This course is intended to help students in the transition to high school.  

Students who are approved for registration will need to select an additional course in grade 9. Registration is restricted to in-risk grade 8 students recommended by the elementary school in consultation with the parents of the student. 

Classes will be co-ed and limited to 30 students per class.  Participating students and parents will be asked to complete pre and post learning surveys to help determine the impact of the program.  This program is offered at Sinclair SS in Whitby ONLY.  Bussing is not provided for this program. 

Successful candidates of this program will earn a credit in Physical Education (PPL1O1).

Program Dates 

The Small Group Physical Education course runs Monday through Friday.  The course commences Wednesday July 3rd, 2019 and concludes Friday July 26th, 2019. Summative evaluations will be held on Thursday July 25th and Friday July 26th, 2019.  Attendance is MANDATORY on these days – no changes or exceptions can be made.  Students will be dismissed at 12:00 pm on Friday July 26th, 2019. 


Students enrolled in an Accelerated course CANNOT take any other course in any other delivery model during the duration of the Accelerated Course Program (i.e. Learn@Home, eLearning, Credit Recovery).

There is no fee for this program. 

NB. Program specific pages will be enabled as information becomes available.  Please check back often as information may change.

Program Information
​Registration Form

Registration opens May 1, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Registration Deadline: Wed. June 26, 2019

Students may still register for courses after the deadline where space is available, but choices may be limited.