Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Year 10 Health Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

In Year 10 Health Education learners will explore current health issues faced by teenagers in today’s society and explore the impact these issues have on themselves, others, and the wider community. They will develop tools and strategies to be able to face these issues and make informed health enhancing decisions. Parts of this course are learner-directed and they will have a choice in their learning and assessment options.

The units that will be covered are:

• Well-Being & Mental Health

• Drug Education

• Sexuality Education

• Health Promotion

Learning Areas:

PE, Health and Outdoor Education

Career Pathways

Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Exercise Professional, Pathologist, Audiologist/Audiometrist, Beauty Therapist, Phlebotomist, Physician, Surgeon, Counsellor, Dental Assistant, Chiropractor, Dental Technician, Psychologist, Community Karitāne, Community Development Worker, Oral Health Therapist, Dentist, Medical Imaging Technologist, Dietitian

Course Costs and Equipment

$20. This includes learner workbooks and outside facilitators


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.