Senior Modules

Years 5-6

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On The Case

Years 5 - 6

This module covers

   What's in a cigarette or vape

   Effects of smoking and vaping

 History and laws + myths and facts

 Strategies to reduce harm

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Join Mac McHardy, a time travelling detective and his sidekick ‘Conan’, as they gather evidence to persuade McHardy’s great, great granddaughter not to take up smoking. Set in a fantasy world of futuristic steam powered machines, students travel through time, collaborate and explore:

  • what’s in a cigarette
  • effects of smoking
  • history and laws
  • myths and facts
  • influences and pressures
  • strategies to reduce harm

By focusing on decisions related to smoking, students develop strategies to reduce harms related to smoking.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Identifying nicotine and other chemicals found in cigarettes and smoke can affect the whole body;
  • Understanding the personal, social and environmental consequences associated with tobacco smoking; and
  • Identifies the laws governing the advertising, sale and use of tobacco products.

Decisions 

Years 5 -6

This module covers

  Exploring ways to manage peer pressure

  The impact food choices have on health and energy levels

  The effects of second-hand smoking

  The function of vital organs (heart, lungs, brain, kidneys)

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This module offers a choice of content on legal drugs or legal and illegal drugs. Students explore the decision-making process and improve decision making skills by looking at choices, consequences, responsibility, facts, and influences as well as:

  • what is a drug and how drugs are classified
  • effects of drugs on the body
  • analysing health messages about drugs in the media
  • messages around non-use – normative data – dispelling myths
  • influences on decision-making – family, peers, media, culture, financial and legal
  • strategies and skills to be safe

By recognising their responsibility for the health and safety of themselves and others, students identify strategies to manage unsafe situations and social dilemmas.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Identifying the physical, social, financial and legal consequences of legal and illegal drug use;
  • Understanding the factors that influence their health and behaviour including the media and government and community strategies for improved health;
  • Identifying services and support networks where young people can seek help; and
  • Understanding the laws governing the advertising, sale and use of a variety of legal and illegal drugs.

Think Twice

Years 5 - 6

This module covers

 Strategies to reduce the harmful effects of alcohol on themselves and others.

  Myths and facts surrounding the use of alcohol

  Physical, social & legal consequences of alcohol use

 Strategies for responding to encouragement or pressure to drink

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Using distinctive animated and vox-pop videos, this module tackles the topic of drinking alcohol in an age appropriate context. Students explore concepts such as the effect that alcohol has on body systems, myths and facts about alcohol, laws relating to its sale and reasons why people choose not to consume alcohol as well as:

  • myths and facts surrounding the use of alcohol
  • strategies for responding to encouragement or pressure to drink
  • physical, social & legal consequences of alcohol use
  • strategies to reduce harmful effects of alcohol on self and others

This module identifies and develops personal strategies to reduce alcohol-related harm and builds understanding of students’ responsibility for personal and community health.

Knowledge gained includes:

  • Understanding of alcohol as a legal drug, which can affect all body systems;
  • Identifying services that advise, educate and inform people of alcohol facts;
  • Examining the harmful effects that alcohol can have on the community; and
  • Descriptions of the laws governing the advertising, sale and use of alcohol products.

Relate Respect Connect 

Years 5 - 6 

This module covers

  Understanding how to respect ourselves and others

  Strategies to help maintain positive online and offline relationships

  Identifying characteristics of positive relationships

  How to recognise, react and report unwanted contact, bullying or predatory behaviours.

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Relate Respect Connect helps students to understand the importance of connecting with each other respectfully, and how to recognise, react and report unwanted contact, bullying or predatory behaviours.

Our most popular senior module, Relate Respect Connect is a unique, contemporary learning experience that explores building positive, safe and respectful relationships.

Empowering children and young people to make safe and healthier choices through education, Relate Respect Connect equips students with knowledge, skills and strategies to help them develop safe and respectful relationships – face to face and online.

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