Activities

Puberty part 1

Year 7
Year 8
Growing Bodies
Health Literacy

Students brainstorm feelings associated with puberty, explore the myths & facts of puberty using the Laugh and learn video as a stimulus and create an illustration of a myth and associated fact.

Puberty part 2

Year 7
Year 8
Growing Bodies
Health Literacy

Students explores the physical, social & emotional changes associated with puberty using the Laugh and learn video as a stimulus and then create a mindmap of positive coping strategies.

HPV vaccine

Year 7
Year 8
Health Literacy
Staying Safe

Videos and short activities to use with students before they receive their HPV vaccine at school.

Pregnancy and birth

Year 8
Emotional Wellbeing
Growing Bodies
Through research, students develop an understanding of the stages of pregnancy and how to keep an unborn child healthy. Students create a poster or movie to promote healthy behaviours to keep the unborn child safe.

Dealing with challenging times

Year 8
Emotional Wellbeing
Health Literacy
Students investigate a range of health information from a variety of sources and decide on which would be most appropriate in dealing with challenging situations.

What's OK and what's not OK

Year 8
Respectful Relationships
Students develop their understanding of socially acceptable behaviours and being respectful to others and having respect for themselves by thinking through what's OK and what's not OK in a relationship.

Choices and consequences

Year 8
Staying Safe
Students watch Kaiyai Girl, an interactive DVD about an Aboriginal Girl, Missy, who is faced with many choices and consequences regarding alcohol and other drugs and sexual health.