Chicago Grammar School

Middle School: Physical Education

Mens sana in corpore sano. The ancient Romans ideal of “a healthy mind in a healthy body” is validated by current scientific evidence. Physical activity is necessary for a strong and healthy body. And neuroscience supports benefits to the brain and academic achievement as studies suggest a connection between physical activity and increased levels of alertness, mental function and learning. Therefore, we provide daily physical education. The period is divided into three sections: exercises to promote fitness, skill development and games.