Health and Physical Education / Year 1 and 2 / Personal, social and community health / Interacting with others

Curriculum content descriptions

identify and explore skills and strategies to develop respectful relationships (AC9HP2P02)

  • identifying characters in texts who demonstrate respect and cooperation to develop respectful relationships
  • identifying characters in texts who demonstrate respect for different types of families and carers, including those of different cultures, abilities or compositions
  • demonstrating appropriate language (including verbal, non-verbal, body language and gestures) when encouraging and including others in physical activities, when completing movement tasks or practising for performance
  • discussing strategies we can use to show respect to First Nations Australians and acknowledge difference using appropriate language
  • describing behaviours that may cause hurt or harm to others, or cause them to feel disrespected, including verbal and physical forms of bullying
General capabilities
  • Personal and social capability Personal and Social capability
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Respect,  Friendship,  Social competence


Meeting at Kamay

This resource explores the perspectives of the Aboriginal people of Kamay Botany Bay and the men aboard the HMB Endeavour upon their meeting in 1770. It aims to help students understand the history of Australia's Aboriginal peoples and why stories of the past are important to all of us. This resource is one part of the ...


Everyone Everyday Program

This resource is a disability awareness program that focuses on the concept of inclusion. The aim of the program is to equip students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to take action to enhance the inclusion of people with disability, especially children, in everyday life. It includes an overview, teacher background ...


Everyone Everyday Program - Years 1 and 2

This resource is a unit of work about disability awareness with a focus on the concept of inclusion. It includes an introductory page for teachers and eight lesson plans. Each lesson has an overview, links to the Australian Curriculum, sequence of learning, activities and linked resources. Themes explored include: uniqueness, ...


Bear and Chook by the Sea

This learning object is designed around a series of videos with Lisa Shanahan, author, and Emma Quay, illustrator, including a reading experience of their collaborative work, Bear and Chook by the Sea. Taken as a whole, this sequence of lessons is a Stage 1 unit of work that results in students working in pairs to produce ...