“Physical education is education of, by, and through human movement. It is that phase of general education which contributes to the total growth and development of the child primarily through selected movement experiences and physical activities.” 
The physical education program is unique in that no other curriculum is primarily concerned with the four aspects of individual areas of development: organic and neuromuscular, social, emotional, and cognitive. The elementary physical education program in this district is designed to motivate youth to be active. Through various physical fitness activities and game play, students will learn how to improve their performance and sharpen their individual abilities. Students are encouraged to reach their own personal best.
In Kindergarten, and Grades one and two, students will be introduced to various sports through lead up games and sport like challenges. Equipment is modified until the students reach a certain understanding of the skill. The expectation for the students is that they will begin to perform skills they may have never attempted before. They will begin to understand safety and practice good sportsmanship. Students will learn about themselves and one another through exploration and self-assessment activities.
In grades three, four, and five, students are expected to know the rules of the games from previous years and be able to relate them to the sport specific games played in these grades. Students are expected to demonstrate use of related skills in a variety of settings. Equipment used will be closely related to the mature aspect of the activity verses the more basic, softer, safer equipment used at lower levels. By the time a student completes grade five in one of the elementary schools, he/she is prepared to begin the Middle School curriculum at Westwood Regional Middle School
 Dauer, Victor. Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children. 4th Edition. Minneapolis, Minn.:Burgess Publishing Co., 1971.