Many of physical education's benefits are well-known, such as improved strength and flexibility. It also is known to reduce stress, improve concentration and lift mood, as well an expand lung capacity and slow the heart-rate.
Students participate in daily physical activities. Although P.E. is being phased out in many public schools, its benefits--from skill development to the creation of lifelong healthy habits--are well documented. At CNS, we believe it is important to cultivate daily habits for a healthy mind and body.
Each student has physical education several times per week:
Every grade has two outdoor recesses each day, weather permitting.