NCEA Level 1 Health Studies
Number of Credits: 16
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 seek to extend and challenge students in a range of contexts that are essential to success in life. Interactive discussion will be an integral part of the learning process.
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
The course leads to: NCEA Level 2 Health Studies, NCEA Level 2 Physical Education and IB Sports, Exercise and Health Science.