Activities

My body inside and out

Pre-primary
Growing bodies
Staying safe
Students identify the correct names and location of their body parts (which may include genitalia). 

Public vs private body parts

Pre-primary
Growing bodies
Staying safe
Students develop their understanding of the differences between public and private body parts.

Online vs face-to-face communication

Year 4
Relationships
Staying safe
Students discuss the similarities and differences between online and face-to-face communication, and research and explore protective strategies to ensure they communicate safely using technology.

Safety first

Year 5
Staying safe
Students investigate strategies that promote safe practices online.

Issues with online communication

Year 7
Sexual health
Staying safe
Students discuss the positives and challenges of using technology to communicate. They also reflect on their own and other people’s online behaviour.

HPV vaccine

Year 7
Year 8
Sexual health
Staying safe

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

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.

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.

Power to manage relationships

Year 10
Relationships
Staying safe

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

Sexually transmissible infections

Year 10
Staying safe
Students investigate the risks, symptoms and methods of transmission of STIs.

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
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.

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. 

Sexual consent and the law

Year 10
Year 9
Staying safe

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