Students identify appropriate self care practices which become increasingly important as they go through puberty.
Students are introduced to the physical, emotional and social changes that take place during puberty.
Students revise their understanding of the parts and functions of the reproductive systems. This provides foundation knowledge for learning about puberty, menstruation, conception and pregnancy.
Students develop an understanding that the changes that occur during puberty affect young people physically, socially and emotionally and can affect boys and girls differently.
Students investigate the body care products required when reaching puberty. They develop an understanding of why they are used, how they should be used and how advertising can influence our purchases.
Students investigate ways to access community resources to seek help about health, safety and wellbeing. They then determine criteria for the credibility of a website and evaluate a range of websites and apps.
Students investigate the possible influence that peers may have on the decisions we make.