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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What makes me different?

What are the possible negative effects of drug use?

What are the qualities of friendship and being friendly?

Where can I go for help?

How do we keep ourselves safe?

What do we need to know about the food we eat?

What are body systems and how do they work?

What are feelings?

What do all living things need to stay alive?

Why is it important to eat food throughout the day?

What's inside our bodies?

Why is it important to show empathy towards others?

How do we make good decisions?

What is an upstander?

Why are my reputation and identity important?

What does Digital Citizenship mean to me?

How do we change as we get older?

Why is physical activity good for our bodies?

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

What influences our food choices?

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

How can we deal with change?

What does it take to be part of a team?

How can we show resilience?

What is the importance of kindness?

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