PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH
In Health and Physical Education, the focus is on the wellbeing of the students themselves, of other people, and of society through learning in health-related and movement contexts. Students will also develop the leadership and interpersonal skills to plan and manage activities in the outdoors. Four underlying and interdependent concepts are at the heart of this learning area: hauora, attitudes and values, the socio-ecological perspective and health promotion.
Leadership and Exercise Science - This subject gives students the opportunity to develop leadership and planning skills and also knowledge of the human body and exercise science.
Hauroa, Lifestyle and Health Promotion - This subject helps students to develop their understanding of the factors and determinants that influence the health of individuals, groups and society.
Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation - This subject gives an understanding of the influences of one’s participation, health promotion in society and lifelong wellbeing.