HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION
PR-2-10
PROCEDURAL DOCUMENT
Effective date: 07-April-2017


Rationale
The focus in Health and PE is on student well-being, the well-being of other people, and of society, through learning in health-related and movement contexts. Four interdependent concepts are at the heart of this learning area (NZ Curriculum, Page 22):

-         Hauora,

-         Attitudes and values,

-         Socio-ecological perspective

-         Health promotion 

Purpose

Through learning in health and physical education students will:

  • accept challenges in health-related and movement contexts.
  • reflect on the nature of well-being and how to promote it.
  • develop resilience and a sense of personal responsibility.
  • contribute to the well being of those around them, their community, environment and society. 

Assessment

Refer to Integrated Curriculum Procedural Document (PR-2-33) and the Planning and Assessment procedural document (PR-2-3).

Conclusion

When the school community works together, this learning area makes a significant contribution to the well-being of students beyond the classroom, and to their resilience in facing new challenges.