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Health and physical education / Year 7 and 8 / Personal, Social and Community Health / Contributing to healthy and active communities

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Curriculum content descriptions

Plan and use health practices, behaviours and resources to enhance health, safety and wellbeing of their communities (ACPPS077)

Elaborations
  • investigating preventive health practices relevant to young people, and designing and implementing health promotion activities targeting these practices
  • investigating food-serving recommendations from The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating and producing a guide to help students make healthy choices when buying food from the school canteen
  • examining how different cultures value the contribution of the mind-body-spirit connection to health and wellbeing
  • explore how spiritual connection to Country/Place enhances health and wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Wellbeing,  Health promotion

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