Hauora | Senior Health

NCEA Level(s)

Course aims / learning outcomes

  • This is a year-long course that covers the key concepts of Hauora, Health Promotion, Sociological-perspective and Attitudes and Values. 


Course content

  • We will delve into mental health, alcohol and drugs and sexuality education. 


Assessment statement

  • Level 2: Three internal assessment with the total value of 15 credits.
  • Level 3: Three internal assessment with the total value of 14 credits.



  • Assignments that take place over time will be produced in an online system such as Google Docs. Learning Advisors will monitor student work by accessing document history. A portion of work will need to be completed during class time under Learning Advisor supervision. 
  • Class tests will take place under supervised test conditions within class.
  • Students may be required to sign an authenticity statement, perform certain parts of assessment tasks under close supervision, or show through interview and the existence of notes and supporting material that the work submitted by the student is genuinely his/her own work.


Appeal Procedures

  • Students have the right to appeal the mark they have been awarded. If a student wishes to appeal a grade, they should initially talk to the subject learning advisor about the marking process immediately after the marked assessment task is shown to them. If still dissatisfied the student should make an appointment and discuss grades with the Principal’s Nominee who will check that the correct procedures have been followed as outlined in the school and subject policies taking into account any special circumstances.


Table of Assessments

NumberNameCredit valueInternal or ExternalWhenReassessment opportunityType of assessment
AS91236Evaluate factors that influence people’s ability to manage change.5InternalTerm 1TBCReport
AS91237Take action to enhance an aspect of people’s well-being within the school or wider community.5InternalTerm 2TBCReport
AS91239Analyse issues related to sexuality and gender to develop strategies for addressing the issues.5InternalTerm 3TBCIn class test
AS91461Analyse a New Zealand health issue.5InternalTerm 1TBCReport
AS91463Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand.5InternalTerm 2TBCReport
AS91464Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being.4InternalTerm 3TBCReport