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Lower School Academic Departments

Physical Education

The curriculum is a sequential, cumulative program aimed at challenging each student regardless of physical ability. Fundamental, age-appropriate motor skills and concepts are progressively taught and refined and combined into more specific sport skills. Sportsmanship, teamwork, awareness of safety rules, and developing an active, healthy lifestyle are stressed in all areas of the physical education curriculum.
  • Physical Education JK

    Meets One Time a Week
    The physical education program is coeducational and incorporates a balance of skills, concepts, game activities, rhythmic experiences, and fitness. This enhances the physical, mental, and emotional development of every child. Skills and games are centered on seasonal sports and recreational activities that will lead to an active and healthy lifestyle.
  • Physical Education K

    Meets Three Times a Week
    The physical education program is coeducational and incorporates a balance of skills, concepts, game activities, rhythmic experiences, and fitness. This enhances the physical, mental, and emotional development of every child. Skills and games are centered on seasonal sports and recreational activities that will lead to an active and healthy lifestyle.
  • Physical Education 1

    Meets Three Times a Week
    The physical education program is coeducational and incorporates a balance of skills, concepts, game activities, rhythmic experiences, and fitness. This enhances the physical, mental, and emotional development of every child. Skills and games are centered on seasonal sports and recreational activities that will lead to an active and healthy lifestyle.
  • Physical Education 2

    Meets Three Times a Week
    The physical education program is coeducational and incorporates a balance of skills, concepts, game activities, rhythmic experiences, and fitness. This enhances the physical, mental, and emotional development of every child. Skills and games are centered on seasonal sports and recreational activities that will lead to an active and healthy lifestyle.
  • Physical Education 3

    Meets Four Times a Week
    The multi-activity program includes both coeducational and single-sex classes that allow for the instruction, refinement, and combination of skills. A wide variety of activities such as individual and team sports, conditioning, and fitness are taught in order to help children lead a healthy and active lifestyle. Activities include baseball, basketball, field hockey, fitness and conditioning, football, lacrosse, recreational games, soccer, softball, racquet sports, and volleyball.
  • Physical Education 4

    Meets Four Times a Week
    The multi-activity program includes both coeducational and single-sex classes that allow for the instruction, refinement, and combination of skills. A wide variety of activities such as individual and team sports, conditioning, and fitness are taught in order to help children lead a healthy and active lifestyle. Activities include baseball, basketball, field hockey, fitness and conditioning, football, lacrosse, recreational games, soccer, softball, racquet sports, and volleyball.
  • Physical Education 5

    Meets Four Times a Week
    The multi-activity program includes both coeducational and single-sex classes that allow for the instruction, refinement, and combination of skills. A wide variety of activities such as individual and team sports, conditioning, and fitness are taught in order to help children lead a healthy and active lifestyle. Activities include baseball, basketball, field hockey, fitness and conditioning, football, lacrosse, recreational games, soccer, softball, racquet sports, and volleyball.

Department Faculty

  • Photo of Kenneth Carrington
    Kenneth Carrington
    Lower School Physical Education Teacher
    703-212-2820
    University of Delaware - Bachelors in Science
  • Photo of Anthony Finch
    Anthony Finch
    Lower School Physical Education Teacher, Grades JK - 2
    703-212-2841
    Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD
  • Photo of Erin Hartman
    Erin Hartman
    Assistant to the Director of Teacher and Learning Education/LS Library Assistant
    703-212-2895
    University of Pittsburgh - BA
  • Photo of Kathleen Jenkins
    Kathleen Jenkins
    Head Girls Varsity Lacrosse Coach
    (703) 212-2751
    American University, Washington, D.C. - B.S.
  • Photo of Bernard Joseph
    Bernard Joseph
    Lower School Physical Education Teacher, Head Football Coach
    703-212-2951
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA - B.S.
  • Elizabeth Oduro
    Lower School PE Teacher
    703-212-2893
Age 3-Grade 12 coed Episcopal day school in Alexandria, Virginia

Campuses

List of 3 items.

  • Lower School

    Age 3-Grade 5
    400 Fontaine Street
    Alexandria, Virginia 22302
  • Middle School

    Grades: 6-8
    4401 West Braddock Road
    Alexandria, Virginia 22304
  • Upper School

    Grades: 9-12
    1000 St. Stephen's Road
    Alexandria, Virginia 22304