NCEA Level 1 Health Studies
Number of Credits: 20
Entry Recommendations: Open entry.
Note: Students may enrol in either NCEA Level 1 Health Studies or NCEA Level 1 Physical Education with Health.
Course Outline: Level 1 Health Studies will be a reinforcement of ‘The Rite Journey’. It will be particularly valuable to those students who enjoy interpersonal learning and being challenged to think critically and empathetically about current Health issues. The course will revisit, in greater depth, many of the concepts and ideas promoted in the Junior Health Education programme and seeks to extend and challenge students in a range of contexts.
Skills developed in the course:
- Strategies to support positive well-being
- Strategies to enhance positive and effective decision making
- Critical thinking skills
- Interpersonal skills to enhance relationships
- Health promotion skills
Course Costs: $30, which includes a course write-on textbook and guest speakers.
The course leads to: NCEA Level 2 Health Studies, NCEA Level 2 Physical Education and IB Sports, Exercise and Health Science.