Physical Education


The philosophy of the American International School of Johannesburg (AISJ) Physical Education program is to give students the skill and confidence to pursue a lifetime commitment to fitness and enjoyment of a range of physical activities. AISJ will endeavor to ensure that students develop positive and supportive relationships with their peers and exhibit good sportsmanship at all times. AISJ will use its Physical Education program to further develop and strengthen student’s self-image, self-worth, and leadership capacity. The program will use a variety of activities from around the globe to ensure that all students have meaningful and fulfilling learning experiences in their PE classes, regardless of their physical ability, gender, or nationality.


Standard 1:  

Learners demonstrate competency in motor skills and movement patterns.

Standard 2:  

Learners apply knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance

Standard 3:

Learners demonstrate the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness

Standard 4:  

Learners exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others

Standard 5: 

Learners recognize the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction (Not assessed at this level)