PSHCE


PSHCE

In the Year 7 programme All about Me, pupils complete six modules all delivered by their form tutor. The modules cover several topics, including who they are, what inspires them, the relationships they have and issues such as bullying. Conflict is discussed as a theme including national and global conflicts. Healthy lifestyles, fair and ethical trading, local democracy and how they can be an active citizen, life skills including budgeting and environmental awareness are all covered throughout the year.

In the Year 8 programme Society and Me, pupils complete six modules delivered on a rotational basis by Year 8 form tutors. The modules cover several topics, including healthy living and the importance of activity, self-esteem and the opportunity to reflect on their own strengths and weaknesses Pupils will also examine elections and voting within in the UK, which allows them to identify how they can participate in national politics. Political systems around the world and the fairness of these, will also be studied.

In the Year 9 programme Me and the World, pupils complete sixmodules delivered on a rotational basis by Year 9 form tutors. These modules cover several topics including sex education, Youth Justice System in the UK. Human rights are discussed as a theme including the topic of child carers, child worker s and the trafficking of children. Careers advice and guidance is provided through the examination of future pathways and Key Stage 4 option choices.

In the Year 10 Programme – The Next Step, pupils complete six modules delivered on a rotational basis by Year 10 form tutors. These modules cover several topics, including the Bank of Mum and Dad which allows pupils to develop an awareness of budgeting skills and use of bank accounts. Relationship and Sex Education is also addressed looking at the implications of teenage pregnancy, gender identity and the issue of homophobic bullying. Pupils also examine the role of the media on body confidence. Careers advice and guidance is provided 1:1 interview with our Careers Advisor and the opportunity to participate in mock interviews.

In the Year 11 Programme – Where to Now? Pupils work with their form tutors to identify their post 16 options and complete their UCAS applications for their chosen courses. Pupils also revisit the issues of healthy relationships and the issue of domestic violence within teenage relationships. Pupils also work with their form tutors to look at ways to manage risk by discussing alcohol (including drink driving), drugs and sexually transmitted infections. Careers advice and guidance is provided with additional 1:1 interviews.

The PSHCE curriculums allow pupils the opportunity to work independently, and as part of teams. It encourages them gain an awareness of current political and social events and helps them to develop the skills to actively and positively participate locally, nationally and globally in society.

Department Contact

Head of Department: Miss H Broadfield | Mrs R Thorpe
Teaching Staff: All form tutors deliver PSHCE programme of study

Curriculum Map

Year 7 | Year 8 | Year 9 | Year 10 | Year 11