Year 10 Health Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: N. Howes

The Year 10 Health Education programme builds on the foundation learning at Year 9 by adding depth to the key areas of learning and building further on the knowledge of the underlying concepts of health. The programme is planned around key issues that our students at WGHS are exposed to, as well as the importance of hauora (total wellbeing).

Topics are as follows;

Term 1: Resilience and Mental Wellness
Term 2: Alcohol and other Drugs (AoD): Understand the effects AoD has on wellbeing, peer pressure, decision making and strategies to address AoD issues.
Term 3: Sexuality Education: Promoting positive sexuality (contraception and STIs), diverse genders and sexualities.
Term 4: Personal Safety: Explore keeping ourselves safe online (cyberbullying) and bullying. 

All Year 10 students will study Health Education.

Course Overview

Term 1
Resilience and Mental Wellness

Term 2
Alcohol and Drug Education

Term 3
Relationships and Sexuality Education

Term 4
Personal Safety (bullying/cyber bullying)


Year 11 Health - Love It Here, Year 11 Health - Meaningful Connections, Year 11 Health - My Health and I, Year 11 Health - We Have Issues!, Year 11 Physical Education - Sports Science, Year 11 Physical Education - A - Under the Skin, Year 11 Physical Education - B - Body and Mind, Year 11 Physical Education - Lifestyle Programme, Year 11 Physical Education - Sports Management

Contributions and Equipment

All students need: pens, pencils, ruler, eraser, glue stick, highlighters, coloured pencils, scissors for all classes

Specific requirements for this class are:
1 1B5 Exercise Book

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

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