The basic philosophy of the school’s physical education program is that physical fitness is necessary for mental fitness and important for the overall growth and development of every child. To promote this objective, the school is equipped with indoor and outdoor PE facilities and coaches who teach PE classes and various sports.
The physical education program also promotes the development of student athletes. The GPS physical education program offers opportunities for confidence building, teamwork, decision making, and learning and practicing sportsmanship. Skills refinement, game strategy, and the understanding of rules pertaining to different sports is taught during PE classes and coaching sessions. This curriculum gives students the tools they need to participate successfully in the competitive sports that are part of the GPS athletics program.