Activities

Body changes during puberty

Year 5
Year 6
Growing bodies
Students are introduced to the physical, emotional and social changes that take place during puberty.

Taking care of your body during puberty

Year 5
Year 6
Year 7
Growing bodies
Students identify appropriate self care practices which become increasingly important as they go through puberty.

Puberty - Managing change and transition

Year 6
Communication skills
Students develop an understanding that the changes that occur during puberty affect young people physically, socially and emotionally and that the changes can affect boys and girls differently.

Puberty kits

Year 6
Growing bodies
Sexual health
Students investigate 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.

Reproductive systems revision

Year 6
Growing bodies
Values, rights, culture

Students revise their understanding of the parts and functions of the reproductive system.

Peer influence

Year 6
Relationships
Students investigate the possible influence that peers have on making decisions.

Analysing health related websites and apps

Year 6
Sexual health
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.