School District 62 (Sooke)

3067 Jacklin Road  Victoria, British Columbia Canada V9B 3Y7
Phone: (250) 478-5501  Fax: (250) 478-2879  Attendance: (250) 391-4717  email: belmont@sd62.bc.ca 

Daily Physical Activity
(DPA) Program


DPA Log Sign-Up:

Due to popular request, LNBC will be adding the ability to delete multiple DPA log entries. This new feature will be available as of Friday, October 8th, 2010. If you have any questions about this feature, please contact LearnNowBC Support Desk, support@learnnowbc.ca.
 


General Information

Daily Physical Activity (DPA) is mandated by BC Ministry of Education and is effective September 2008. Students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 are expected to participate in moderate to vigorous physical activity for a minimum of 150 minutes (2.5 hours) per week as part of their Graduation Transitions program. These activities may include school-based activities and/or community-based activities. Physical activity may consist of either instructional or non-instructional activities that help develop endurance, strength and/or flexibility.

 FAQ's

What are the Prescribed Learning Outcomes?

  • Students are expected to participate and document 150 minutes (2.5 hours) per week of moderate to vigorous physical activity at each grade from 10 to 12.
  • Students are expected to indicate how their chosen activities align with their personal activity goals and lifestyle.

What opportunities are available at Belmont Secondary School for students to be active?

  • PE Classes - All students in Grade 10 have a PE class daily for one semester. Grade 11's and 12's may choose to enroll in PE 11/12: Non-Competitive Athletics, PE 11/12: Recreation, PE 11/12: Team Sports and PE 11/12: Fitness. These courses are every day for one semester.
  • Teams -  Belmont generally has the following athletics available: Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Curling, Dodgeball, Football, Hockey, Golf, Rowing, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Weight Training, Wrestling.
  • Special Events - Terry Fox Run, Run for the Cure, 24 Hour Relay, etc

What mark will students receive?

  • "Meeting Requirement" or "Not Meeting Requirement" will be made on the reports cards.

For more information on the DPA program go to:


How is this time going to be tracked? 

Students must self-report using the LearnNowBC DPA Log.

  1. Sign-Up with LearnNowBC
    (you will need to know your PEN)
     
  2. Create your personal LNBC DPA Tracker Log online and enter your daily activities.

Questions??? Contact the LearnNowBC Support Desk:
by telephone, toll-free:1 888 412 5622
or by email at support@learnnowbc.ca
Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

NOTE: Although ActNowBC has a wealth of useful information Belmont uses the LearnNowBC DPA Tracker Log NOT the ActNowBC DPA Action Tracker. Information entered in the Action Tracker cannot be retrieved by the school.

Visit the DPA website for more information on this program.