Physical Education

“Give about two (hours) every day to exercise; for health must not be sacrificed to learning. A strong body makes the mind strong.”  - Thomas Jefferson




Physical education is a planned, sequential prek-12 curriculum program that follows national standards in providing developmentally appropriate, cognitive content and learning experiences in a variety of physical activity areas such as basic movement skills; physical fitness; rhythm and dance; cooperative games; team, dual, and individual sports; tumbling and gymnastics; and aquatics. Quality physical education promotes, through a variety of planned individual and cooperative physical activities and fitness assessments, each student's optimum physical, mental, emotional, and social development; and provides fitness activities and sports that all students, including students with special needs, can enjoy and pursue throughout their lives. Qualified professionals such as physical education teachers and physical activity specialists provide physical education and related fitness activities. 


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Bledsoe County Middle School has been awarded the title of National Champion School and will be earning a DON'T QUIT Fitness Center worth $100,000

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Resources & Links

Active Students, Active Learners
https://www.tn.gov/content/tn/education/active-academics.html

Physical Activity Pyramid
https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/education/csh/csh_phys_act_pyramid.pdf

Shape America
https://www.shapeamerica.org//

Healthy Kids, Healthy Future
https://healthykidshealthyfuture.org/

Tennessee State Parks
https://tnstateparks.com/