Year 13 Health
Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Jarvis
This course focuses on the health and wellness of everyday New Zealanders, with particular emphasis on societal trends and statistics.
You will be required to work in a group for one unit to create and implement a plan of action to enhance an aspect of wellbeing that needs improvement in the community.
Individually, you will examine factors that influence peoples ability to manage stressful times and changes, and why some people are able to cope more than others.
You will also focus on people your own age, and become an expert on current statistics and trends in relation to health issues that affect people your own age.
3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
3.2 - Analyse an international health issue - External
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 4, Week: 1
Term: 4, Week: 4
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 5
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.