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Health Education 2022

Alexandra Aitken —

Kia ora koutou katoa, 2022 has been another fantastic year.

This year the Health Department had a new teacher, Miss Bennett,  join the team. Miss Bennett covered Mrs Petrie’s Maternity leave. Miss Aitken, Mrs Tafau, Mr Goodfellow, Miss Bennett and Mr Thorp have been very impressed with the students' work output, creativity, and innovation this year.

The units covered in Health in 2022 from Year 9 to Year 13 this year include: Mental Health, Drugs and Decision Making, Sexuality, Hauora, Relating To Others, Resilience, Managing Change, National and International Health Issues, Personal Safety, Discovery, Ethical Issues, and Health Promotion.

This year we had our first ever student, Jaime Burns, enter the Health Scholarship examination.  We are very proud of Jaime and wish her all the best with her results.

Stand out Health students for 2022 are:

Year 9- Malachi Richardson, Jade Chen, Jaren Buenaventura, Mikaela Bush, Amber Hawkes, Aveen Basharati, Kaydence Hammond, Lily Barry

Year 10- Risha Prasad, Lhysette Pesigan, Faye Ordonez, Qyn Bayson, Lauren Dreaver, Jack Muir and Emalea Perrin

SLH- Phillip Russell

Year 11- Elisha Mae Barnez and Lyan De Guzman

Year 12- Ruby Burns and Genica Chan

Year 13- Nidhi Prasad and Jaime Burns