What we teach

We utilise a shared planning approach with schools to create individualised lessons to suit the needs of tamariki. Our teaching strands have been developed based on the four key challenges that tamariki face to their health and wellbeing while growing up. Our teaching could cover content across five key strands: identity and resilience, relationships and communities, food and nutrition, human biology, and substances.

What We Teach

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  • Personal Health & Physical Development
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  • Movement Concepts & Motor Skills
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  • Relationships with Other People
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Why is it important to show empathy towards others?

How can we take care of our hauora (wellbeing)?

What can we do when we have problems?

What is stress, and how can it affect us?

What makes a good leader?

Why is the air we breathe important to us?

Why is physical activity good for our bodies?

How do the decisions I make online and/or offline affect me and others?

What is the importance of kindness?

What's inside our bodies?

What is an upstander?

How do we adapt to suit certain situations?

What makes us special and unique?

What are body systems and how do they work?

How can we deal with change?

Why do we need to eat a variety of food?

Where does our food come from?

What does it take to be part of a team?

Why are some drugs helpful and some harmful?

How do our bodies get energy from the food we eat?

What does Digital Citizenship mean to me?

What benefits are there in delaying our decisions?

Why might we react and respond differently to our world and those around us?

What makes our brain the control centre for our bodies?

What do all living things need to stay alive?

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You can read more here about Life Education's graduate profile, inquiry model and linkages with the New Zealand Curriculum.