Otumoetai College Otumoetai College

L2 Health Studies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Brewer.

Required Prior Learning

Entry is dependent on approval from the Teacher in Charge of Health and/or the HOD of Health and Physical Education.

This course will provide students with the skills to think critically, understand how to work effectively with others, support their own well-being and take action in their own community. 

Students will cover a range of current health issues. Such as Gender and Sexuality, Resilience and Change, Health Promotion and taking action in our own school community, and a current Adolescent Health Issue (the context for this changes year to year). 

Practical opportunities may include Adrenaline Forest High Ropes Course, Boxfit, Zumba and Yoga. This course would suit those interested in pursuing career opportunities in psychology, teaching, counselling, health sector, social work, nursing and health promotion.

This course is assessed to L2 Achievement Standards. Assessment will include both Internal and External standards. Students will gain opportunities to achieve a maximum of 20 credits and subject endorsement.

Learning Areas:

Physical Education & Health

Assessment Procedures

L3 Health Studies, L3 Outdoor Education, L3 Sport Science, L3 Sports Education

Subject Costs

There will be $50 optional charge which will enhance learning. This will cover activities like the "Adrenalin Forest" and yoga.