Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education (PSHCE)
Key Stage 3
PSHCE is usually taken by your form tutor in Year 7 and a specialist team in Years 8 and 9. It will cover all your own personal development. You will have time to discuss, think and make decisions about yourself and your life now and for the future.
The topics studied will be linked to how you change as you grow up and they should make it possible for you to do your best each year as you grow up.
During Year 7 you will study the following themes and you can see, they should help you settle in.
During Year 8 you will study the following themes, to look at how you are changing as you grow up:
During Year 9 you will continue studying yourself but you will also need to start thinking carefully about the world of work. In Year 9 you will make some option choices about the subjects you will study for GCSE and you need to be sure they are the best for you. These are the Year 9 themes:
Responsibility and Respect
Key Stage 4
Personal Social Health and Citizenship Education (PSHCE) is a cross-curricular life skill course, taken by all students. The content of the course includes work in citizenship, careers and health education. Particular emphasis is given to careers education in Year 10, with all students being guided towards a work-shadowing experience at the end of the Summer term.
The course aims to build confidence and encourage self-esteem. students develop the skills needed to make informed and realistic choices. The course also raises awareness and challenges attitudes and prejudice.
GCSE Citizenship addresses the following strands:
All students who are entered for the GCSE are required to complete a coursework project and sit a terminal examination.
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