Year 13 Health

13HLT
Subject Description

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.  


Subject Overview

Term 1
3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue

Term 2
3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand

Term 3
3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being

Term 4
3.2 - Analyse an international health issue - External

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91461 v2 Health 3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91462 v2 Health 3.2 - Analyse an international health issue
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 1
Term: 4, Week: 4
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
A.S. 91463 v2 Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91464 v2 Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 5
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Total Credits
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.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.