Health and physical education / Year 7 and 8 / Personal, Social and Community Health / Communicating and interacting for health and wellbeing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Investigate the benefits of relationships and examine their impact on their own and others’ health and wellbeing (ACPPS074)

Elaborations
  • examining how individuals, family and peer groups influence people’s behaviours, decisions and actions
  • understanding and applying online and social protocols to enhance relationships with others and protect their own wellbeing, including recognising and responding to inappropriate online content
  • analysing how their relationships influence behaviours and actions
  • analysing how behaviours, actions, and responses to situations can change depending on whether they are by themselves, with friends or with family
  • recognising the impact bullying and harassment can have on relationships, including online relationships
  • exploring skills and strategies needed to communicate and engage in relationships in respectful ways
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Social influence,  Wellbeing

Teacher resource

Student Wellbeing Hub

This website, based on the National Safe Schools Framework, offers resources to ensure Australian schools provide a safe and supportive learning environment for all students, free from harassment, aggression, violence and bullying. The site addresses the emerging challenges of cybersafety and cyberbullying and focuses on ...

Teacher resource

Move it mob style: class activities

This is a set of ten classroom activities related to the dance, music, health and culture content of the television program 'Move it mob style'. Each activity is based on an associated video, and activity sheets for students are provided. The videos cover a range of stories featuring young people engaging in visual arts, ...

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, ...

Collection

Student Wellbeing Hub: secondary student resources

The secondary students' section of the hub contains resources designed for use with students from Year 7 to Year 12. Information and activities are provided to help support and strengthen student wellbeing. Topics focus on keeping safe, through providing information on online safety, as well as alcohol and other drugs, ...

Interactive Resource

bCyberwise Monster Family App

This is a game application for mobile devices that consolidates messages about cyber ethics and cyber safety. The resource supports learning about internet safety including, protecting personal information, recognising safe websites, help seeking and positive and respectful online behaviour. It contains a 2D exploration ...

Teacher resource

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 ...

Teacher resource

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: ...

Text

Close the Gap

This is a wide-ranging set of resources to encourage and assist schools to focus on overcoming Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander disadvantage by supporting National Close the Gap Day (NCTGD) in 2015 and subsequent years . The resources feature a 'how-to' guide for students that provides useful background on NCTGD for ...

Teacher resource

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: ...

Teacher resource

Be on the Safe Side Year 7-8 English

This is a unit of work that uses visual and multimodal texts to promote how to be a safe, active and responsible citizen on and around the rail network. Learning opportunities include identification, comparison, deconstruction and creation of visual and multimodal texts. The resource includes: teacher notes, three learning ...

Moving Image

Sir Edmund Hillary: from beekeeper to explorer

This is a 1991 interview with Sir Edmund Hillary, the New Zealand mountaineer who, in 1953 - with Tenzing Norgay - was the first to climb Mount Everest. He tells of his lifelong commitment to the outdoors and adventure; describes the background to and challenges of the climb; considers the contribution of family to his ...