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Personal, social and HEalth education

Key Stage 3

Year 7

  • Grange Enders – Starting a new school. Literacy in PSHE
  • Bullying – What it is, how it works and how it can be stopped
  • Financial awareness
  • S.R.E. Puberty and understanding the human body
  • Healthy lifestyles, healthy eating and the dangers of smoking

Year 8

  • The importance of first aid
  • Racism and cyber-bullying
  • Career’s education
  • S.R.E. Healthy choices and drug education
  • Financial Awareness 

Year 9

  • Politics and Citizenship
  • E-safety
  • S.R.E. Contraception
  • Crime and punishment, drug related crime
  • Career’s education

 

Key Stage 4

In year 10 pupils will study a broad range of PSHE and Citizenship topics that include elements of financial awareness such as affording and maintaining a car. Pupils also learn about key issues such as racism in society and e-safety. Pupils develop their understanding of a broad range of S.R.E.

For the rest of year 10, pupils learn about important PSHE topics such as healthy eating, the dangers of smoking, problems with alcohol and developing self-confidence. At the end of year 10 pupils complete important career’s education sessions involving college visits and work experience.

In year 11 pupils spend time completing UCAS application forms with a focus on exploring their aspirations for post year 11. Pupils spend the rest of year 11 learning about important topics such as S.R.E. the dangers of alcohol and tobacco, self-esteem, politics and drug education  

 

Future Opportunities

Pupils will have future opportunities to study PSHE related topics at both college and university. Knowledge that is gained and developed in PSHE lessons would be useful for a variety of professions including law, medicine, the police, the fire service, teaching and future career’s in politics.

 

Extra-Curricular Opportunities

Pupils have the opportunity to take part in their year school council to engage in active citizenship. Pupils also have the opportunity to take part in full school council meetings with the Headteacher. Regular visits take place to visit Bolton Council chambers and the mayor’s office.