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Physical Education: Elementary School

Changes are happening in PreK - 12 Physical Education.  Every grade has a new set of grade-level outcomes and they are being implemented in 2023-2024. Your student will learn and experience physical education that focuses on three main themes - movement skills and concepts (MSC), health enhancing fitness and physical activity (HEFPA), and personal and social responsiblity (PSR). 

Scope and Sequence for Elementary School Physical Education 

Prekindergarten, Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade 2   

Grade 3, Grade 4, and Grade 5

So much goes into our physical education program in MCPS. Please read about the full PreK - 5th grade program by clicking this link. 


If your student has an injury or illness that may limit their physical participation in physical education please contact their physical education teacher. Read more about what to do when your student has a short-term illness

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