Welcome to Chaplin Elementary School Physical Education page.
Chaplin offers a PK-6 physical education program that provides psychomotor, cognitive and affective content and learning experiences that promote optimum personal development. Quality curriculum and instruction, provided in a safe, supportive environment, offering meaningful, challenging learning for all students, and results in lifetime learning outcomes of skills, literacy, and ability to understand concepts and develop plans for lifetime physical activity and wellness. Physical education is one component in a coordinated approach to school health. Connecticut State Department of Education http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/cwp/view.asp?a=2618&q=320886
For further information on our physical education curriculum please visit the Healthy and Balanced Living Curriculum Framework for Physical Education (PDF).
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CONNECTICUT STATE FITNESS ASSESSMENT
Each fall students in grades 4 and 6 participate in the Connecticut State Fitness Assessment. The assessment provides clear goals for minimum fitness levels.
The test items assess the performance objectiives of:
- abdominal strength and endurance
- lower back and hamstring flexibility
- upper body strengthand endurance
The test items are:
- 90 degree push up
- curl up
- mile run
- back saver sit and reach
Click here to link to the Connecticut State Fitness Standards.