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.

Sexting: To send or not to send

Year 10
Year 8
Year 9
Emotional Wellbeing
Respectful Relationships
Staying Safe

Students use 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.