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)

  • 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

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