Learning / Learning Areas

Health and PE

In Health and Physical Education, students learn about their own well-being, and that of others and society, in health-related and movement contexts.

Middle School (Year 7 & 8)

Year 7 Year 8
Our Year 7 Health & Physical Education programme is built around the concept of hauora – overall wellbeing. This is underpinned by our school values programme – Manaaki Orewa - where students are encouraged to be ‘the best that they can be’.

Term 1 Personal identity, Manaaki Orewa; Outdoor Education; Teamwork, summer sports skills

Term 2 Making and keeping friends, Changes at Adolescence; Winter sports skills, te reo kori

Term 3 Taha tinana – healthy eating; Personal fitness, goal setting

Term 4 Stereotypes; Athletics, devised games

Our Year 8 Health & Physical Education programme is built around the concept of hauora – overall wellbeing. This is underpinned by our school values programme – Manaaki Orewa - where students are encouraged to be ‘the best that they can be’.

Term 1 Personal identity, Manaaki Orewa; Teamwork, summer sports skills

Term 2 Te Reo Kori, Safer schools and communities; crime prevention working alongside the NZ Police

Term 3 Personal growth and challenge, sports performance. Health promotion; Involves students designing inquiries to address a social need in Orewa.

Term 4 Camp, Athletics. Health promotion inquiry carried over from term 3.

Middle School (Years 9 & 10)

Year 9 Year 10
Health components


Students will study these 4 themes -

Me, Myself and I, Looking After Myself, The Resilient Me, What's Happening Out There?

PE components

Students will learn about 'in, through and about movement.'

Health components
What makes me tick? Looking After Big Bad Me, The Healthy Me and Ups And Downs Of Teenage Years.

PE components

Students will learn about 'in, through and about movement.'

Sports Academy
This offers students an advancement in physical training and conditioning
Sports Academy
This offers students an advancement in physical training and conditioning

Senior School (Years 11 -13)

Year 11 (Level 1 NCEA) Year 12 (Level 2 NCEA) Year 13 (Level 3 NCEA)
Physical Education Physical Education Physical Education
Outdoor Education Outdoor Education
Sports Leadership Community Sports Leadership
Recreation Recreation
Pathways - Event Management
Pathways - Sports Leadership