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Health and Physical Education

Physical Education Georgia Standards of Excellence

The Georgia Department of Education welcomes your feedback and comments regarding the Physical Education Georgia Performance Standards (GPS). This survey feedback will be used to inform the development of Physical Education Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE).

We ask for your assistance with this survey opportunity. Please click the link below to offer your feedback and comments via the survey. Thank you for your participation and continued support of Fulton County Schools. The survey will be posted for 60 days beginning on November 14, 2017, and will close on January 12, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. EST.

https://www.georgiastandards.org/Pages/Physical-Education-Georgia-Performance-Standards-Surveys.aspx

 

Did You Know?

It is a federal requirement that all districts that participate in the National School Lunch Program have a Wellness Policy. The District Wellness Council, comprised of stakeholders representing School Nutrition, Student Health Services, Physical Education, Athletics, Communications, and parents, reviews the Wellness Policy. View the Wellness Policy at www.fcsnutrition.com and provide input to schoolnutrition@fultonschools.org. 

 
In Fulton County, we believe:

 

A developmentally appropriate and comprehensive experience in health and physical education is essential for meeting the diverse needs of all students.

A quality health and physical education program will foster the development of motor skills, physical fitness, emotional strength, maturity, values, healthful decision-making and the pursuit of lifelong health and fitness.

 

Participation in daily health and physical education is an integral and inseparable part of the total K-12 educational experience.


GOALS
 
The goals of the Fulton County K-12 health and physical education program are to:
 
  • Provide a developmentally appropriate and comprehensive experience through exposure to a wide variety of activities and quality instruction at all levels.
  • Recognize that participation in health and physical education can lead to an understanding and appreciation of diversity.
  • Provide for the development of effective and efficient fundamental motor skills.
  • Promote the acquisition of skills and beliefs needed to pursue a lifetime of involvement in physical activity and healthful decision-making.
  • Promote an understanding of the relationship between physical activity and life-long health, and assume responsibility for personal health.
  • Provide an environment which is safe and conducive to self-expression, enjoyment and creativity.
  • Promote the relationship between health and physical education, school, community and life through an interdisciplinary approach to instruction where appropriate.

 

Contact Us

 6201 Powers Ferry Road
(470)254-6811
Fax: (470)254-1244