11 Health Sociology & Investigations

11HEA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms C. Fisher

This course will give students a solid understanding of some of the key concepts in Health, to help build a better understanding of topics in the Level 2 and 3 courses.

  • We will look at change situations and how these can affect our wellbeing, as well as how we communicate with our peers.
  • In the Sexuality unit, students will have the opportunity to gain NCEA credits. Students will create an informative website where they will apply their learning from this unit.
  • In the Nutrition unit, students will gain an understanding of what influences teenagers in their choice of foods. This helps students understand why they eat the food they do and how this affects their well being. This topic includes some practical activities around food.
  • In the Drugs unit, we look at what influences people to take drugs, the effects taking drugs has on your wellbeing and how this can impact people.

Learning Areas:

Physical Education & Health


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Pathway

12 Health Sociology & Investigations

NCEA Health will be offered from Level 1- 3. As NCEA Health is a University approved entry course it can lead to many different careers; Doctor, Midwifery, Social Worker, Counsellor, Police Officer, Occupational Therapist, Nurse, Physiotherapist, Teacher, Dietician.

Career Pathways

Registered Nurse, Police Officer, Physician, Midwife, Dietitian, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Secondary School Teacher, Social Worker

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

Level 1 Health Education Workbook $35 available to purchase from the Uniform/Stationery Shop.


Pathway Tags

Doctor, Midwifery, Social Worker, Counsellor, Police Officer, Occupational Therapist, Nurse, Physiotherapist, Teacher, Dietician


Useful Links Disclaimer

We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.