Activities

Health campaigns - sexual health

Year 10
Health Literacy
Students explore the purpose of health campaigns and identify the components of a successful campaign. In groups, they develop their own campaign with a sexual health theme.

Influence of the media

Year 10
Health Literacy
Students explore the impact of sexualised imagery on young people’s sexual identities and sexual behaviours through the use of music clips and newspaper articles.

Respectful vs disrespectful relationships

Year 10
Respectful Relationships
Students develop an understanding of healthy relationships using fun interactive games, and identify the characteristics of positive and negative relationships.

Power to manage relationships

Year 10
Respectful Relationships
Staying Safe

Students explore effective strategies such as refusal skills, communicating choices, expressing opinions and initiating contingency plans when dealing with challenging relationships.

Sexual activity - what are the risks?

Year 10
Staying Safe
Students consider the benefits, risks and potential consequences of sexual relationships, and investigate the risks, symptoms and methods of transmission of STIs and BBVs.

Sexual risk taking

Year 10
Staying Safe
Students evaluate and consider options to manage their health, safety and well-being in regards to sexual risk-taking.

Sexting: To send or not to send

Year 10
Year 8
Year 9
Emotional Wellbeing
Respectful 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.

Sex and the media - body image

Year 10
Year 9
Diversity
Health Literacy

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

Year 10
Year 9
Health Literacy
Respectful Relationships

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. 

Assessment task: Safer sex quiz questions

Year 10
Year 9
Health Literacy
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
Health Literacy
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. 

Keeping safe in sexual situations

Year 10
Year 9
Respectful 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
Respectful 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.