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PSHCE

 

What is the overall aim of what we are learning in PSHCE?

PSHCE is an acrynom which stands for Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship and Economic education. The aim of our curriculum is to allow students to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to manage their lives, now and in the future. These skills and attributes help students to stay healthy, safe and prepare them for life and work in modern Britain.


What are students learning in Year 7 & 8?

In key stage 3, students will be learning the skills needed to cope well in school and start to understand the world around them and their place within it.

Why are they learning these things?

These topics help students to develop skills and aptitudes - like teamwork, communication, and resilience - that are crucial to navigating the challenges and opportunities of the modern world

Year 7 - Scheme of Learning Overview
7.1 Health and Wellbeing: managing change
7.2 Living in the wider world: British Values
7.3 Families and Relationships
7.4 Living in the wider World: Human rights and modern issues
7.5 Living in the wider world: Cohesion in Schools
7.6 Health and Wellbeing: Healthy Lifestyles
Year 8 - Scheme of Learning Overview
8.1  Health and Wellbeing: looking after our mental health
8.2  Living in the wider world: prejudice and discrimination
8.3  Families and Relationships
8.4 Living in the wider World: Our community
8.5 Living in the wider World: Community Action - First Give
8.6 Living in the wider World: Community Action - First Give



What are the students learning in Year 9, 10 & 11?

In key stage 4, students will learn about topics that will support their academic achievement, as well as their physical and emotional wellbeing and understanding of the world around them. They will learn how to apply for colleges and sixth forms, learn about the current job market and managing finances - all helping to prepare them for the wider world.

Why are they learning these things?

From making responsible decisions about alcohol to succeeding in their first job, PSHCEE helps students to manage many of the most critical opportunities, challenges and responsibilities they will face growing up.
 

Year 9 - Scheme of Learning Overview
9.1 Health and Wellbeing: Emotional well-being
9.2 Health and Wellbeing: Managing your GCSEs
9.3 Families and Relationships
9.4 Healthy Relationships and SRE
9.5 Living in the wider world - Preparing for our future
9.6 Living in the wider world - Social issues
Year 10 - Scheme of Learning Overview
10.1 Health and Wellbeing: Emotional well-being
10.2 Living in the wider world - Business and Finance
10.3 Healthy Relationships and SRE
10.4 Living in the wider world - Politics and current affairs
10.5 Health and Wellbeing: Drugs and Alcohol awareness
10.6 Revision and Study skills
Year 11 - Scheme of Learning Overview
11.1 Living in the wider world: Planning your future
11.2 Living in the wider world: Managing finances
11.3 Healthy Relationships and SRE
11.4 Health and Wellbeing: Healthy Lifestyles
11.5 Health and Wellbeing: Looking after our mental health


What are students learning in Year 12 & 13?

In key stage 5, students will learn more about independence and the world around them, with the aim of preparing for adulthood. They will learn how to apply for post-18 options, learn about living independently and managing finances - all helping to prepare them for the wider world.

Why are they learning these things? 

The lessons aim to prepare and support students as they embark on their journey as young adults.

Year 12 - Scheme of Learning Overview
12.1 Health and Wellbeing: Emotional well-being
12.2 Health and Wellbeing: Healthy Lifestyles
12.3 VESPA
12.4 VESPA
12.5 Living in the wider world: preparing for our future
Year 13 - Scheme of Learning Overview
13.1 Living in the wider world: Planning your future
13.2 Living in the wider world: Independence
13.3 Health and Wellbeing: Healthy Lifestyles
13.4 Healthy Relationships and SRE
13.5 Health and Wellbeing: Looking after our mental health


How can I find out more about what students are learning?

Schemes of Learning Over the course of this academic year, we will be sharing links to our schemes of learning. You can click on these links to see more about what your child is studying.
Subject Contact The name and email address of the subject leader can be found below. Please feel free to contact them if you have any further questions or would like to learn more about the curriculum students are following.
Subject Leader & email Ms D Whalley         dwhalley@northolthigh.org.uk