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Phys. Ed.

Santa Clara Elementary Physical Education: Grades 3, 4 and 5

Rain or Shine! On the playground, blacktop, grassfield or in the classroom on Tuesdays and Fridays.


Physical Education Curriculum
Lessons are designed using the California State Standards.
The year-long curriculum plan is implemented in all Santa Clara Unified Elementary Schools.
All PE lessons are inclusive for all students.


Be safe in PE

Please make Healthy Choices on your PE days.

Appropriate and active clothing that is suitable for physical activity for all weather conditions. Please have sweatshirts and light jacket when weather is cool.

Athletic shoes with socks (tightly laced or closed with Velcro)
Crocs, slip on, sandals, flip-flops, Ugg like boots, flat dress shoes and heelys are not allowed!

Sun protection
Please wear sunscreen and hats on warm and sunny days.

Water bottles
Welcomed and encouraged.


Read the full text on Safety, Effort Grades, Health and Medical Concerns, Lifelong Learning Standards, Standards Based Curriculum and the California State Physical Fitness Testing in this flyer:

PE Brochure SCU Elementary 2011.pdf


To view the Physical Education Standards, click on the link below:
PE Standards.pdf