Activities

RELATE: Respectful relationships program - Stage 2

Year 8
Year 9
Relationships
Sexual health

Students explore gender stereotypes, respectful relationship qualities and non-consensual image sharing in this 8 sequential session program.

Body image

Year 9
Communication skills
Values, rights, culture

Students analyse how beauty is represented in the media through magazines and the impact this and the perceptions of others have on personal identities.

Ready vs not ready (for sexual activity)

Year 9
Relationships
Staying safe

Students discuss, illustrate and compare their views and perspectives on being ready for sexual activity.

Respectful relationships online

Year 9
Staying safe

Students develop an understanding of cyberbullying and the implications of sharing information online.

Sexting

Year 9
Staying safe

Students explore the influence technology has on their ability to make healthy and safe choices in relation to sexuality and risk taking.

Gender expectations

Year 9
Values, rights, culture

Students examine how diversity and gender is often represented in the media and the impact this has on personal identities.

Sexting: To send or not to send

Year 10
Year 8
Year 9
Communication skills
Relationships
Staying safe

Students use a 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.

RELATE: Respectful relationships program - Stage 3

Year 10
Year 9
Communication skills
Relationships
Staying safe
Students explore gender stereotypes, respectful relationship qualities, sex and consent, sexual assault, sexual decision making.

Porn: The who, what, where, when, how, why and why not

Year 10
Year 9
Relationships
Sexual health

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

Keeping safe in sexual situations

Year 10
Year 9
Relationships
Staying safe

Students explore legal, physical, social & emotional safety & respectful relationships using placemat strategy and a video stimulus.

Safer sex - condoms

Year 10
Year 9
Relationships
Staying safe

Students use a video stimulus, look at condom use stats, brainstorm what safer sex is, reasons why people use/don't use condoms and the life skills required for condom negotiation & use.

Assessment task: Safer sex quiz questions

Year 10
Year 9
Sexual health
Staying safe

Students research and develop quiz questions about safer sex (websites provided). Teacher combines student's quiz questions to create a class quiz assessment.

Blood-borne virus safety

Year 10
Year 9
Sexual health
Staying safe

Students complete a T/F pre-quiz on BBVs; use a video stimulus and websites (provided) to research BBV transmission/prevention. Findings reported via a choice of radio advert/instagram post/whole class display. 

Sex and the media - body image

Year 10
Year 9
Sexual health
Values, rights, culture

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Sexual consent and the law

Year 10
Year 9
Staying safe

Students analyse sexual consent and the law through real life scenarios.