Growing & Changing

"He waka eke noa"

This level of programmes provide information and values based education on human sexuality appropriate for the age group of years 5 to 6

Growing & Changing

For years 5 to 6

‘Growing & Changing’ is designed to encourage and resource parents, enabling them to share, instruct and talk with their children confidently

The format of this programme is as a facilitated evening session with parents/caregivers and children



  • To support parents in their role as primary educators of their children
  • To communicate the Christian understanding of human sexuality and relalationships
  • To educate students on how to healthily integrate all aspects of their Hauora (emotional, spiritual, intellectual, physical and social) as they grow and change in adolescence
  • To facilitate learning in an environment that encourages interaction and respect



  • Session 1 – Beginning our Journey
    Setting goals together
  • Session 2 – The Miracle of Life
    Our first journey from conception to birth
  • Session 3 – The Gift of Aroha
    Learning to love our Whānau, friends and God
  • Session 4 – Whānaungatanga
    Forming healthy friendships
  • Session 5 – Adolescence
    Changing from childhood to adulthood
  • Session 6 – Puberty
    Growing and changing toward the gift of fertility
  • Session 7 – Married Love
    Starting a new family
  • Session 8 – Loving Now
    Showing aroha everyday
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