PSHE

Personal, social, health education

Our PSHE programme is designed to ensure that our students acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to manage their lives.

Summary of Subject Content:

KS3

Pupils have 1 60-minute lesson of PSHE every fortnight.

Year 7 course content:

Autumn 1

Introduction to PSHE

Inclusion

Citizenship

Democracy

Autumn 2

Staying safe in the online world

Cyber bullying

Sending inappropriate images

Staying safe in the real word

Spring 1

Smoking

Alcohol

Drugs

Spring 2

Diet and healthy eating

The importance of sleep

Bereavement

Summer 1

Friendship and reconciliation

Bullying

Peer pressure

Summer 2

My Health, My school survey

Year 8 content

Autumn 1

Intro to PSHE and ground rules

Values

How to be a good friend

Bullying

Autumn 2

Dealing with trouble

Juvenile crime

Gangs

Spring 1 (link to Careers curriculum)

Your future

Employability skills

Choosing our GCSE options

Spring 2

Self esteem

Body image

How to deal with anger

Summer 1

Self-harm

Eating disorders

Anxiety and depression

Summer 2

Community cohesion

Terrorism

Extremism and Radicalisation

Year 9

Pupils in year 9 will have two drop days in February and June where they will explore a number of PSHE issues.

The aim of these days are to ensure that our pupils will be well-equipped to understand themselves and feel confident that they are ready to navigate the practical and emotional challenges they will face in the future.