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Year 9 and 10 Health

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​​​​The focus of Health Education is understanding of health in the context of society and the mechanisms necessary to develop and promote health for individuals and communities.​

Subject de​​​scription

Studying health allows students to gain an understanding of health issues and how to promote better health for all. Health is a theory based subject that focuses on health promotion. By using an inquiry approach, students will investigate, analyse, apply social justice practices and principals to advocate and promote justified health promotion. 

Skills develo​​​ped

  • Researching and analysis of a range of data sets 
  • Critical thinking and problem solving 
  • Collaboration and Team work 

Out of class req​uirements 

It is expected that students will need to complete approximately 1 hour of homework/study each week due to the demands of this subject. 

What’s important for this s​​ubject 

A desire to improve health outcomes for people at school, local community, national and global levels ​



​​​Year 9
​Year 10
​Unit 1 - Mental Health
​Unit 1 - Organ Donation
​Unit 2 - Sustainable Health
​Unit 2 - Youth Homelessness

​​​​Assignment techniques may include supervised exams, research assignments and multimodal presentations.


​​​​Year 11 Courses and Pre requisites
​​​General Subjects:
Health – C in English
Physical Education – C in English
Applied Subject for:
Sport and Recreation
Dual Cert II in Health Support Services
Cert III in Fitness


Extra-Curricular Opportunities​​​​
​Involvement in organisation of school wide positive initiatives
District and Regional Sport
Various other sporting competitions



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Last reviewed 21 May 2021
Last updated 21 May 2021