Health and physical education / Year 3 and 4 / Personal, Social and Community Health / Communicating and interacting for health and wellbeing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Describe how respect, empathy and valuing diversity can positively influence relationships (ACPPS037)

  • describing behaviours that show empathy and respect for the rights of others
  • creating an online connection with another school and identifying similarities and differences between students
  • predicting and reflecting on how other students might feel in a range of challenging situations, and discussing what they can do to support them
  • recognising that bullying behaviour can take many forms, not only physical
  • describing safe bystander behaviour when they notice unfair treatment
  • talking about how reconciliation in Australia builds relationships
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Cultural diversity,  Tolerance,  Empathy,  Respect


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