Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Year 9 Health Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

In Year 9 Health Education learners will explore current health issues faced by teenagers in today’s society. They will develop tools and strategies to be able to face these issues and make informed health-enhancing decisions through a variety of different activities.

The units that will be covered are:

• Health & Well-Being

• Mental Health & Bullying

• Sexuality Education

• Alcohol & Drug Education

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.