New Hampshire - National PE Standards: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
regulation; standard
Summary: 

State law addresses National Physical Education Standards as a guide for providing PE or includes a list of all National PE standards without mentioning the standards by name.

New Hampshire Administrative Rules Ed 306.41 Physical Education Program

(a) Pursuant to Ed 306.26 and Ed 306.27, the local school board shall require that a school physical education program for grades K-12 provides:

  • (1) Physical education as provided in (b) below; and

  • (2) Family and community partnerships.

(b) In the area of physical education, the local school board shall require that each school physical education program provides:

  • (1) Systematic instruction in grades K-12, designed to enable students to:

    • a. Demonstrate competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities;

    • b. Demonstrate understanding of movement concepts, principles, and performance of physical activities;

    • c. Participate regularly in physical activity;

    • d. Achieve and maintain a health enhancing level of physical fitness;

    • e. Exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings; and

    • f. Value physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self expression, and social interaction;


New Hampshire K-12 Physical Education Curriculum Guidelines

Curriculum Guideline 1: Engages in a physically active lifestyle.

Curriculum Guideline 2: Achieves and maintains a health enhancing level of physical fitness.

Curriculum Guideline 3: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns, proficiency in a few, and applies these skills and patterns in a variety of physical activities.

Curriculum Guideline 4: Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies and tactics as they apply to the development of motor skills and the learning and performance of physical activities.

Curriculum Guideline 5: Identifies that physical activity provides opportunities for health enhancement, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and social interaction.

Curriculum Guideline 6: Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.
New Hampshire Department of Education

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