Physical Education & Health Programme - Kempenfelt Bay School

Physical Education & Health Programme

By Marc Fowler


What makes the KBS physical education and health programme special?

The Physical Education and Health programme at KBS explores all areas of a healthy lifestyle. There is daily dedicated time to exploring every student’s potential in an inclusive environment. Students are able to take a scientific approach to monitor their progress and improvement throughout the program by focusing on repeatable measures of functional fitness.

There is daily dedicated time to exploring every student’s potential in an inclusive environment.

Marc Fowler

Physical and Health Education

Academic Credentials

  • Bachelor of Science – Planetary Space Physics
  • Junior Divison
  • Special Education Part 1


Teaching Experience

  • TDSB: 2 years
  • RSGC: 7 years
  • Crestwood Prep: 1 year
  • Villanova College: 3 years
  • SCDSB: 4 years


Current Teaching Role

Physical and Health Education, Intermediate Science


What You Believe Matters Most in Schooling

Developing relationships and social skills. 


What You Believe Matters Most in Education

Preparation for life.


What You Like Most About KBS

Everyone is known and loved.


Hobbies & Interests

Soccer, astronomy, reading, anything sciencey and sporty.

Programme Structure

  • Application of functional life-long fitness to any sport or game for success.
  • Wide range of movements, games and sports covered at an introductory level to spark student interest.
  • A focus on building the character traits of persistence and resilience.

Personal Vision

Health and well-being has always been and always WILL be a major priority for the human race. Our ability to physically respond to our needs and desires will determine our overall happiness as a society. Despite the uncertainty of the future, the desire to do the things we want to do will continue to be reliant on the intake of quality fuel and the pursuit of activity.
The concept of functional fitness (practicing movements that help us be great at everyday life) feeds into this and IS my personal vision to prepare students for the life that awaits them. Focusing on functional fitness on a daily basis will allow students to form a healthy relationship with physical activity and eliminate personal fitness as a barrier to happiness in the future.

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