12HTH

Level 2 Health Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Wells

Work at Level 2 includes elements of sociology and psychology within health related contexts. Students will investigate a range of adolescent health issues, such as resilience, discrimination, gender and sexuality and take part in a large scale health promotion project. Activities include co-operative projects, research assignments and discussion groups. Students will be able to choose a personalised learning pathway, and either be assessed in all four standards or their choice of three.

Pathway into Level 3 Health Studies. Health develops interpersonal skills and personal and social
responsibility for any career. It can directly lead on to a wide range of careers including medicine, nursing, politics, public health, community health work, social work, psychology, sociology, alcohol and drug counselling, health promotion, sport and exercise science, physiotherapy, occupational therapy.


Recommended Prior Learning

None


Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91236 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.2 - Evaluate factors that influence people's ability to manage change
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91237 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.3 - Take action to enhance an aspect of people's well-being within the school or wider community
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91238 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.4 - Analyse an interpersonal issue(s) that places personal safety at risk
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91239 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.5 - Analyse issues related to sexuality and gender to develop strategies for addressing the issues
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Lynfield College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

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