Activities

 

A one term respectful relationship program consisting of 8 scaffolded sessions covering gender stereotypes and expectations, respectful relationship qualities, non-consensual image sharing, sexual assault, consent, disrespectful and unethical behaviours, decision making frameworks, opinion and values in romantic relationships.

Each stage of RELATE can be delivered in isolation but is best delivered sequentially.

Stage 3 is suggested for Year 9 or 10 but may be suitable for lower or higher year groups depending on student demographics. 

GDHR Topics
Staying Safe Emotional Wellbeing Respectful Relationships

Students explore the purpose of health campaigns and identify the components of a successful campaign. In groups, they develop their own campaign with a sexual health theme.

GDHR Topics
Health Literacy

Students use the Laugh and learn video to initiate discussions around safer sex. They develop an understanding of the term 'safer sex' and the importance of using condoms to prevent STIs and pregnancies by brainstorming the reasons why people choose or choose not to use condoms and listing life skills and strategies needed for condom negotiation and use. 

GDHR Topics
Staying Safe Respectful Relationships

Students use the graffiti wall strategy and the Laugh and learn to develop an understanding of what porn is, how people may come across porn, why people access porn and its possible harms. Strategies for dealing with unwanted exposure to porn are also discussed. 

GDHR Topics
Respectful Relationships Health Literacy

Students complete a T/F pre-quiz on BBVs. The Laugh and learn video stimulus and websites (provided) are used to research how BBVs can be transmitted and prevented. Findings are reported via a choice of radio advert/instagram post/whole class display.

GDHR Topics
Staying Safe Health Literacy

Students explore legal, physical, social and emotional safety, and respectful relationships using a placemat strategy and the Laugh and learn video as a stimulus.

Explores the importance of communicating with a partner about readiness for sex, consent and contraception.

GDHR Topics
Staying Safe Respectful Relationships

Students use the Laugh and learn video and a decision mapping process to explore situations where people might be asked to send a sext. Emotional, social, ethical and legal consequences of sending or not sending a sext are unpacked. Recent WA image-based abuse laws and where to go for help are also covered.

GDHR Topics
Staying Safe Emotional Wellbeing Respectful Relationships

Assessment task based on Laugh and learn video - condoms.

Students research and develop quiz questions for young people about safer sex. The questions are combined to create a class quiz for students to complete.

Purpose:

To assess students’ knowledge and understanding of condom use to prevent STIs and pregnancy.

To reinforce and extend students’ help seeking and research skills in using technology to find credible, reliable and valid websites for accurate health information.

Type of assessment: Summative.

Assessment strategy: Writing and answering quiz questions.

Evidence to be collected: Five researched quiz questions with references. Score out of 25 for class quiz.

Suggested time: Two x 45 min lessons - one for research and compiltion of quiz questions and one for taking the quiz.

GDHR Topics
Staying Safe Health Literacy

Students explore skills needed when dealing with challenging relationships and unsafe situations.

GDHR Topics
Staying Safe Respectful Relationships

Students consider the benefits, risks and potential consequences of sexual relationships, and investigate the risks, symptoms and methods of transmission of STIs and BBVs.

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Staying Safe

Students evaluate and consider options to manage their health, safety and wellbeing in regards to sexual risk-taking.

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Staying Safe

Students explore the impact of sexualised imagery on young people's sexual identities and sexual behaviours through the use of music clips and newspaper articles.

GDHR Topics
Health Literacy

Students develop an understanding of respectful relationships using fun interactive games, and identify the characteristics of respectful and disrespectful relationships.  

GDHR Topics
Respectful Relationships