Food and wellbeing: Years 9 and 10

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In Years 9 and 10, students further develop their ability to maintain personal health and wellbeing and contribute in civic, social and economic ways. Students question and critically analyse social, cultural and political factors that influence health, safety, wellbeing and physical activity participation to make informed judgements and ethical decisions. They develop skills and critically evaluate strategies to positively manage change and foster respectful relationships, leadership and collaboration.

In Years 9 and 10, students may elect to study a home economics related subject either by selecting a local course or by designing and producing designed solutions in Design and Technologies for the food specialisations technologies context. Students identify and establish safety procedures that minimise risk and manage projects with safety and efficiency in mind, maintaining safety standards and management procedures to ensure success.

Students may plan, rehearse and evaluate strategies to produce, prepare and consume healthy food and propose and evaluate responses to external influences on their ability to make healthy food choices. They critically analyse nutrition information from a range of sources.

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