KS3 – PSHE
Self identity / The importance of family, death and divorce
Introduction to PSHE
Pupils will have a sense of ‘Self-Awareness’ and ‘Self-Identity’ and will understand the importance of these.
Pupils to question why PSHE is important to them and to understand why we study PSHE.
Pupils will agree ground rules that will enable everyone in the room to work cooperatively.
Pupils will assess previous knowledge and understanding about drugs and drug
Pupils will understand the effects of Alcohol on the body. They will be able to make informed choices about using alcohol.
Pupils will recognize what makes them worry and anxious and better ways to cope with stress and anxiety.
Pupils to identify what is mental illness and can the individual change prejudice towards mentally ill people.
Strengths and weakness
Pupils will consider their own strengths and weaknesses and be able to set long-term targets.
Personal Finance and Economy
To consider why people go to work: Pupils are aware that going to work is about more than just money.
To understand the law regarding children working: Pupils know what jobs they can and cannot do.
Pupils will consider ways in which people are bullied. They will also consider how victims of bullying feel. Pupils to get advice on how to access help and where to go if they are being bullied or know someone that is.
Pupils to consider what forms ‘bullying’ takes – ie. Not just hitting but cyber bullying – email and text.
Outside speakers and continue learning from year 7.
Healthy Eating and Exercise
Pupils will explore the importance of Healthy Eating and Exercise. Pupils will learn about the 5 different nutrients in food and be able to answer which nutrients can be found in which foods.
Pupils to identify what is not a safe situation and recognize how to keep safe.
Pupils to act out an unsafe scenario emphasizing how to persuade a friend in their judgement.
More intense programme – focusing mainly on sex education, sexually transmitted infections, drugs, personal finance and the economy.
Sociology is the study of societies and the way that people share behaviour, beliefs and identity. It helps us make sense of the world in which we live.
· Who is more likely to commit crime?
· How and why have families changed?
· Why has the divorce rate increased and the Marriage rate decreased?
· Why does poverty still exist?
Assessment 20% Coursework 80% Written paper
Public Services – BTEC
BTEC Public Services courses have proved to be a successful innovation amongst the student and teaching staff. Many of our past students are now studying in areas of Public Services at undergraduate level. This BTEC also gives students qualifications that enable students to progress further into employment or further study eg. Fire Service, Army, Police and Ambulance Services.
1. Uniformed Public Service Fitness
2. Public Service Skills
3. Adventurous Activities and Team Building Skills
Assessment: Each unit will be assessed – grades are: