11HES

Year 11 Health Education Studies (11HES)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Simpson

The aim of this course is to provide students with a broad understanding of the foundations of well-being. It builds upon work covered in the junior school covering units on improving well-being, sexuality, drug issues and food choices. This course is ideally suited to students who have an interest in personal well-being and the well-being of the wider community, leading to employment in social work, nursing, education, as well as the medical field. 

 The course offers 15 credits via a range of assessment standards which are a mix of both internally and externally assessed standards. 

 This course offers students the opportunity to:

  • Develop further knowledge and skills to maintain and enhance their personal well-being.
  • Develop interpersonal skills and enhance relationships with other people.
  • Understand factors which can impact on the health of individuals and New Zealand society, e.g. drugs, mental health issues, sexuality, change and loss.


Pre-requisites

None. 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 to cover the cost of a workbook .

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90971 v3
NZQA Info
Health 1.1 - Take action to enhance an aspect of personal well-being
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90974 v4
NZQA Info
Health 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of strategies for promoting positive sexuality
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90975 v3
NZQA Info
Health 1.6 - Demonstrate understanding of issues to make health-enhancing decisions in drug-related situations
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91097 v3
NZQA Info
Health 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of ways in which well-being can change and strategies to support well-being
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 15
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 15
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0