Health and physical education / Foundation / Personal, Social and Community Health / Contributing to healthy and active communities

View on Australian Curriculum website Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority
Curriculum content descriptions

Identify actions that promote health, safety and wellbeing (ACPPS006)

Elaborations
  • identifying household substances that can be dangerous and suggesting examples of how they can be stored safely in the home
  • grouping foods into categories such as food groups and ‘always’ and ‘sometimes’ foods
  • recognising and following safety symbols and procedures at home and in water and road environments
  • understanding the importance of personal hygiene practices, including hand washing, face washing, nose blowing and toilet routines
  • recognising that being kind, fair and respectful to others can support class health and wellbeing
  • looking at different ways the community keeps them safe, for example devices like lights, procedures like safe swimming or safe food handling and safety volunteers
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Safety,  Wellbeing,  Health promotion

Online

TrackSAFE Education Primary School Resources: Foundation, Year 1, Year 2 Health & Physical Education

This unit of work introduces students to the importance of safe behaviours in and around tracks and stations based on a real or virtual visit to a station, local level crossing and tracks. The central focus is familiarisation with main elements of the train network and responsible actions around crossings, platforms and ...

Downloadable

Lunch Box Blitz: build a healthy lunch box

This website provides resources for teachers, parents and students promoting student health and well-being including lesson plans, student resources including posters, recipes and activities. The resources can be downloaded and easily reproduced for classroom use. The website also provides parent information licensed for ...

Online

Alcohol and other drugs: professional learning module

This professional learning module focuses on building teachers’ understanding of alcohol and other drugs and of current, evidence-informed approaches to drug and alcohol education in schools. It offers links to quality resources for teaching students the skills to build resilience and to make informed choices when they ...

Online

Resilent and inclusive classrooms: professional learning module

This professional learning module focuses on the teaching practices that promote classroom inclusiveness. It offers evidence-based best teaching practices to assist teachers to create a positive classroom climate and provides a range of tools, techniques and links that support the development of student resilience. Strategies ...

Online

Student Wellbeing Hub: primary student resources

The primary students' section of the hub contains resources designed for use with students from Foundation to Year 6. Information and activities are provided to help students learn about building respectful relationships with others, online safety, keeping healthy and making informed choices, about alcohol and other drugs. ...

Online

Classroom posters (freight train, passenger train and tram)

This activity focuses on developing rail safety messages with students. They design their own rail safety tips using positive action words. Students can build on their existing knowledge of standard phrases commonly used, e.g. ‘stay behind the yellow line’, and ‘STOP LOOK LISTEN THINK’. The includes three different posters ...

Online

Everyone Everyday Program

This resource is a disability awareness program that focuses on the concept of inclusion. The aim of the program is to equip students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to take action to enhance the inclusion of people with disability, especially children, in everyday life. It includes an overview, teacher background ...

Online

Online safety: professional learning module

This professional learning module focuses on developing teachers’ understanding of online safety and how they can assist their students to build skills to safely use the internet, social media and other forms of digital technology. The module is presented in three interrelated topics: eSafety and health; Digital citizenship; ...

Online

Healthy Harold, Healthy Me

This mobile app provides six interactive games that explore key messages on being safe, healthy and belonging and connecting. The games are organised under three key themes(Keeping Healthy, Staying Safe, Our Feelings). The application promotes problem solving as well as hand eye coordination through engaging educational ...