PSHCE at Brockington College incorporates an integration of PSHE (Personal, Social, Health & Economic Education)and Citizenship/ Careers Education.

Within our programme of study, we also deliver the statutory requirements for Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) to ensure students are equipped with the knowledge, understanding, skills and confidence to cope with the many pressures and challenges of modern society. RSE makes an important contribution to health and wellbeing by supporting children and young people’s ability to learn, achieve and flourish.

Our curriculum has been designed to ensure that all students are ‘learning to live life to the full’ and prepared for the world outside of Brockington. In order to facilitate this, we have designed a curriculum that allows all students to flourish and develop the skills that they need to achieve success and happiness, whilst living as a citizen in their own communities and the wider world. Raising awareness and teaching strategies to support wellbeing and respect for ourselves and others underpins everything that we deliver and is at the heart of our curriculum.

PSHCE is taught once a week to all students in KS3 and once every fortnight in KS4. It is delivered by a team of specialist teachers, and supported by outside specialists running workshops, extended assemblies and theatre productions.

We aim to:

  • develop responsibility and commitment so that students make the most of their abilities and become successful learners
  • develop student advocacy, creating confident young people who are interested in the world around them and make a positive contribution to society
  • enhance a strong sense of self-worth enabling students to adopt a healthy and safer lifestyle
  • promote a range of strategies to develop positive mental health and wellbeing
  • encourage students to be informed and responsible citizens of our diverse society, who are able to develop good relationships by respecting the differences between people.

Programmes of study

Year 7Year 8Year 9Year 10Year 11
Respect yourself: mental wellbeingRelationships with yourself, others and technologyRSEFuture choicesPreparing for the future
Respect yourself: physical wellbeingPoliticsYouth crimeRSEManaging risk and financial planning
Respect othersKeeping safe, harmful behaviour and the lawHuman rightsFinancial planningRSE


Ms H Broadfield (Curriculum Team Leader PHSCE)
Mrs R Thorpe (Curriculum Team Leader PHSCE)

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