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Health Education is a nine week course included in the Physical Education program. The focus of health is to learn what to do to prevent and handle health problems as well as improve personal health. Each grade level will cover seven units of study including: 

  • Mental Health
  • Safety and Injury Prevention
  • Personal and Consumer Health
  • Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs
  • Nutrition and Fitness
  • Family Life and Human Sexuality
  • Disease Prevention and Control
 

Each grade level has a special emphasis on different content standards  

Grade 6

 

Grade 7

 

Grade 8

 

Mental Health
Safety and Injury Prevention
Medicines in My Home
(FDA Lesson)
Project TNT (Towards No Tobacco)

Tobacco, Alcohol, and Other Drugs
Project Alert
(Adolescent Learning Experience Resistance Training)
Nutrition and Fitness

Family Life and Human Sexuality
Disease Prevention and Control
Red Flags Lesson


As Students explore topics in health, they also build skills in communication, critical thinking, decision making, stress management, goal setting and resistance to pressure. As part of the Middle Years Programme, Health emphasizes health and social education areas of interaction. This course not only provides information, but encourages students to develop personal and social skills and positive attitudes to health.


 

 Digital Citizenship Parent Tip Sheets from Common Sense Media. 

ALL Grades: 6, 7, 8

UNIT 1

·         Cyberbullying

·         Digital Life

·         Online Security

·         Respecting Creative Work

·         Strategic Searching

UNIT 2

·         Boys, Girls, and Media Messages

·         Digital Life

·         Respecting Creative Work

·         Safe Online Talk

·         Self-Expression and Identity

UNIT 3

·         Cyberbullying

·         Dealing with Digital Drama

·         Protecting and Respecting Privacy Online

·         Research and Evaluation

·         Respecting Creative Work