Physical Education

Grade 9-12

The philosophical emphases of the Upper School Physical Education Department are the development of a lifelong commitment to fitness and a personalized healthy lifestyle. Through our strength and conditioning program and the use of our state-of-the-art facilities, students identify and shape their lifelong fitness goals.

Physical Education 9, 10 and 11
  • Features a selective sampling of different sports utilizing the invasion-sport model and the net-sport model
  • Teaches tactical understanding, skill, work-rate, and performance on the standard battery of fitness tests

Health I
  • Addresses current and lifetime wellness issues such as stress, heart disease, cancer, fitness, nutrition and drugs
  • Utilizes a study skills approach where students are responsible for researching, sharing, and reflecting on discovered information
Health II
  • Enables students to obtain first aid and CPR certification
  • Follows the American Red Cross’s “First Aid with AED” certification program
An independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school, toddler through grade 12

Lower & Middle Schools, 5000 Clubside Rd, Lyndhurst, OH 44124
Birchwood School of Hawken, 4400 West 140th Street, Cleveland, OH 44135 

Upper School, PO Box 8002 (12465 County Line Rd), Gates Mills, OH 44040
Mastery School of Hawken, 11025 Magnolia Dr, Cleveland, OH 44106

Gries Center, 10823 Magnolia Dr, Cleveland, OH 44106

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