Toward Loving

“He waka eke noa”

This level of programmes provide information and values based education on human sexuality appropriate for the age group of years 7 to 9.

TOWARD LOVING (A)

For years 7 to 8

‘Toward Loving (A)’ is designed to encourage and resource parents, enabling them to share, instruct and talk with their children confidently.

The format of this module is as a facilitated evening session with parents and children.

 

Objectives

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

 

Overview

  • Session 1­ – Ko Ahau
    How to be happy and reach one’s potential.
  • Session 2­ – My Life Begins
    Fetal development and childbirth.
  • Session 3­ – Whānau
    Belonging in a family.
  • Session 4­ – Adolescence
    Transition from childhood to adulthood.
  • Session 5­ – Puberty
    Body changes and development of the gift of fertility.
  • Session 6­ – Whānaungatanga
    How to develop and build positive friendships for life.
  • Session 7­ – Media/Technology
    The influence of the media.
  • Session 8­ – Married Love
    The meaning of sexual intercourse.
  • Session 9­ – Loving Now
    How we can show love daily in our family.

TOWARD LOVING (B)

For years 8 to 9

‘Toward Loving (B)’ is designed to encourage students to value the importance of family and healthy friendships, as a module that builds on ‘Toward Loving (A)’ to expand that knowledge and information, as appropriate for this age group.

The format of this module is a full day, in-school seminar where students engage with the subject matter in small groups, guided by a trained facilitator.

 

Objectives

  • To communicate the Christian understanding of human sexuality and relationships.
  • To educate students on how to healthily integrate all aspects of their Hauora (emotional, spiritual, intellectual, physical and social)
  • To facilitate learning in an environment that encourages interaction, contribution and respect.

 

Overview

  • Session 1­ – Aroha
    How we experience love in our family.
  • Session 2­ – My Life Begins
    Fetal development and childbirth.
  • Session 3­ – Whānau
    Belonging in a family.
  • Session 4­ – Adolescence
    Transition from childhood to adulthood.
  • Session 5­ – Puberty
    Body changes and development of the gift of fertility.
  • Session 6­ – Whānaungatanga
    Developing healthy friendships.
  • Session 7­ – Media/Technology
    The influence of the media on self image and behaviour.
  • Session 8­ – Married Love
    Understanding sexual intercourse within marriage.
  • Session 9­ – Loving Now
    How we can show love daily to our family and friends.
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