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Physical Education

GymAmigos School students grades JK through 8 participate in two physical education classes per week. Amigos School shares two gymnasiums with the King School, an upper and a lower gym.

 Physical Education is an essential experience in human development. Through regular participation in a broad spectrum of activities, students have a channel of learning allowing every student, regardless of ability, to meet physical challenges, develop essential motor skills, assess individual abilities, appreciate the fun and joy of human movement, and develop strategies for improvement.

  • The physical education program provides the opportunity for children:
  • To meet physical challenges
  • To develop motor skills
  • To enhance self-esteem and body image
  • To maintain a healthy body
  • To relieve stress
  • To assess individual physical, emotional, leadership, and academic abilities
  • To develop the spirit of cooperation and collaboration
  • To develop strategies for self-improvement
  • To practice constructive competition
  • To appreciate the value, fun, and joy of activity
  • To understand the necessity of fitness and lifetime activity
  • To be sensitive and tolerant of others in an inclusive environment

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