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PSHE

 

Key Stage 3

The Personal, Social, Health, Economic Education and Citizenship programme consists of a weekly hour long lesson in Years 7 - 8, fortnightly in Year 9. These sessions are taught by a dedicated team of teachers and cover a wide range of issues. The programme is designed to enable students to discuss and become more familiar with issues to do with their personal development.

Course content
Year 7 Year 8 Year 9
 Transition from Primary to Secondary Relationships Emotional & physical relationships
 Adolescent issues The influence of the media Option choices: preparing for KS4
 Bullying & friendships Demcracy & justice Citzenship
 Global issues Drugs education  Researching laws involving drugs
 Financial capacity Careers & economic well being Pressures on young people
 Careers    
Method of Assessment
Students are assessed by their oral contributions to class discussions. Developing opinions on various subject matters and sharing these with their peers in small groups is also used to assess progress.
Independent learning
Students are encouraged to take an interest in current affairs as this will help them participate in contemporary issues. Formal assessment occurs in Year 9 where students use research skills and prepare a presentation for their peers.

 

Curriculum Maps

More information on what is taught in each academic year can be found by clicking on the following links:

 

   Year 7 Curriculum
   Year 8 Curriculum
   Year 9 Curriculum

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