Health and physical education / Year 7 and 8 / Personal, Social and Community Health / Being healthy, safe and active

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Curriculum content descriptions

Evaluate strategies to manage personal, physical and social changes that occur as they grow older (ACPPS071)

Elaborations
  • accessing and assessing health information and services that support young people to effectively manage changes and transitions as they grow older
  • investigating the changing nature of peer and family relationships and proposing strategies to manage these changes
  • analysing how roles and responsibilities change and evaluating strategies for managing these increasing responsibilities
  • evaluating and practising coping, communication and problem-solving skills to manage changes and emotions associated with puberty and getting older
  • developing and evaluating strategies on use of social media, phones and the internet to remain safe and protect and respect the privacy of self and others
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Social influence,  Adaptability,  Coming of age,  Physical characteristics (Animals),  Age,  Peer acceptance,  Peer pressure

Teacher resource

Disability Rights, Inclusion and Sport

This is a unit of work about disability rights, inclusion and sport. It explores: the benefits of valuing diversity; the physical, mental and social benefits of physical activity; and how diversity and difference can be respected through sport. The resource includes: an introduction, a focus, six lessons, learning outcomes, ...

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Be on the Safe Side Year 7-8 HPE

This is a unit of work about how to be a safe, active and responsible citizen on and around the rail network. The resource focuses on identifying the hazards and the hazardous behaviours and influences such as emotions and peer pressure that may impact the decisions young people make on and around the rail network. It includes: ...

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Be on the Safe Side Year 7-8 The Arts (Drama)

This is a unit of work that uses the concept of rail safety and the setting of the rail network to explore character, roles and situations; there is a particular focus on bullying and the bystander effect. Learning opportunities for students include scripting, performing and revising their own drama. The resource includes: ...