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 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.

Sex and the media - body image

Year 10
Year 9
Diversity
Health Literacy

Coming soon!

Sex and the media - stereotypes

Year 10
Year 9
Emotional Wellbeing
Health Literacy
Respectful Relationships

Coming soon! Students extend and apply their knowledge, understanding and attitudes about gender stereotyping in the media by critiquing media advertising and global organisations that are working towards eliminating outdated gender stereotypes. 

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

Year 10
Year 9
Health Literacy
Respectful Relationships

Coming soon! Students use the placemat strategy to develop an understanding of what porn is, its possible harms, and information about why and where people may access porn. 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 and research how BBVs can be transmitted and prevented (websites provided). 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 as a stimulus.

Safer sex - condoms

Year 10
Year 9
Respectful Relationships
Staying Safe

Students brainstorm safer sex, look at stats of condom use, discuss values & list reasons people may/may not use condoms and the life skills required for condom negotiation & use.