Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE), RSE and Citizenship

 

September – October schedule

Year 7 = PSHE booklet topics

  • Starting out, what is PSHE?
  • Healthy routines
  • Stay Safe, assessing risk (SMSC), (RSE)

Year 8 = PSHE booklet topics

  • How will we work together?
  • Emotional health and wellbeing (SMSC) (RSE)
  • Expressing myself

Year 9 = PSHE booklet topics

  • How will we work together?
  • Mine and other people’s values (SMSC)
  • Planning for the future. Looking forward to OPTION GCSE choices

Year 10 = PSHE booklet topics

  • The Media and Young People (SMSC) (RSE)

You (student) will consider how the media influences the way we see ourselves.

It will also examine how issues of ‘body image’ in the media affect people’s health.

Year 11 = PSHE booklet topics

This will inform and assist with upcoming COLLEGE applications as well as employment opportunities once students reach the age of 16.

  • Types of employment
  • Creating a CV
  • Skills and qualities at work
  • Rights and responsibilities at work

Road Safety Awareness play (An outside performance company)

  • Year 9 = 13th September
  • Year 7 = 5th October

Essex County Fire Service Assembly

  • In October the Fire Service will deliver three separate Year 7, 8 and 9 assemblies on firework safety & anti-social behaviour.
  • Year 11 will have a presentation assembly examining the topic Young Drivers.

Anti-bullying Awareness Week 11th – 15th November 2019 (Year 7, 8, 9)

 

November – January schedule

Year 7 = PSHE booklet topics

  • Anxieties and worries
  • Beliefs, customs and festivals (SMSC)
  • Managing your time

Year 8 = PSHE booklet topics

  • Other cultures and lifestyles (SMSC)
  • Where do you stand?
  • Making the most of your leisure time

Year 9 = PSHE booklet topics

  • You and your family (healthy relationships) (RSE)
  • Civil liberties (SMSC)

Year 10 = PSHE booklet topics

  • Racism, prejudice and discrimination (An extension based learning activity will be based around the concept of a bias bar. A thought provoking activity established by the Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway) SMSC
  • You as a citizen

Year 11 = PSHE booklet topics

  • Managing your money (how to budget)
  • Bank accounts and savings
  • Pay day loan companies, good or bad?

Each Year 11 student is given a Santander Budgeting guide booklet.

 

January – February

All years will:

  • Review and debate the news
  • LGBT awareness month is OUTing the Past.

 

February = Internet Safety and Radicalisation Awareness Week (11th February 2020)

All form tutors are provided with a teaching resources containing web links to video clips and question points for discussion. The students have a booklet to complete with a safer internet use pledge at the end.

February – March schedule

Year 7 = PSHE booklet topics

  • The World’s Largest Lesson. The Global Goals for Sustainable Development. The lesson is focussed on enabling learners to feel empowered to take small actions towards achievement of the Goals. globalgoals.org/worldslargestlesson

It will also link into to World Happiness Day 20th March.

  • You and other people (people with disabilities) (SMSC)

Year 8 = PSHE booklet topics

  • You and your safety (At home and in the street)

The booklet explores

  • Safety in online chat rooms
  • Safety in public places
  • The issue of child abuse and how to get help and support (CHILDLINE/NSPCC)

Year 9 = PSHE booklet topics

  • You and your safety (At home and in the street) (SMSC / RSE)

The booklet explores

  • Safety in online chat rooms
  • Safety in public places
  • The issue of child abuse and how to get help and support (CHILDLINE/NSPCC)

Year 10 = PSHE booklet topics

  • You and global issues (What causes poverty?) (SMSC)
  • Being homeless
  • Keeping the peace, the UN.

Year 11 = PSHE booklet topics

  • Managing your money (how to budget)
  • Bank accounts and savings
  • Pay day loan companies, good or bad?

February / March

Essex Fire Service will be delivering assemblies on the following topics to the following year groups.

  • Year 7 = Arson and Hoax calls
  • Year 8 = Home fire safety
  • Year 9 = Element

 

SUMMER TERM

April / May

All years will explore democracy and voting, a core British Value. The students will examining the issues that appear during local elections. A mock election will be held in school on 7th May 2020.

May = PSHE exercise and health

A different booklet survey for each year group

Year 7 = what is being healthy?

Year 8 = what is good health?

Year 9 = how has my view of health changed?

Year 10 = Views of visiting the doctor

Healthy Schools will be the core theme for the different years to explore, from topics ranging from nutrition and risks of childhood obesity to exercise mental wellbeing.

 

May = PSHE

Booklet for Year 7 – 9

Year 7 = What is my personal health profile and decisions about healthy eating?

Year 8 = What is my profile and decisions about healthy eating?

Year 9 = Am I a streetwise shopper and an ethical shopper?

Year 10 exam preparation time.

 

June

Fire Education Officer in to conduct an assembly for Year 9 and 10.

June PSHE = Drugs, Alcohol and tobacco awareness

Each year group will have a question booklet that should encourage discussion. Teachers have an answer booklet that should enable key points to be covered.

 

July

Year 7 – 10 To develop awareness of British values, justice and democracy.

 

 

OUTSIDE speakers

Throughout the academic year the school organises talks from outside agencies that can deliver more specialised PSHE education, for example the Fire Service, School Police Liaison Officer and Gangs Line.

Resources used

Author: John Foster and Simon Foster

ISBN: 978-0-00-759269-2

  • Your Life – Student Book 2 [Fourth edition]
  • Author: John Foster and Simon Foster

ISBN: 978-0-00-759270-8

  • Your Life – Student Book 3 [Fourth edition]
  • Author: John Foster and Simon Foster

ISBN: 978-0-00-759271-5

  • Your Life – Student Book 4 (Fourth Edition)

Author: John Foster, Simon Foster and Kim Richardson

ISBN: 978-0-00-812940

  • Your Life – Student Book 5 [Fourth edition]

Author: Written by John Foster, Simon Foster and Kim Richardson

ISBN: 978-0-00-812941-5

  • Your Life – KS4 Co-ordinator’s File [Fourth edition]

Author: Written by John Foster

ISBN: 978-0-00-812942-2

  • Your Life – KS3 Co-ordinator’s File (Fourth Edition)

Author: Written by John Foster

ISBN: 978-0-00-759272-2

  • PSHE Education 1 (Lesley de Meza, Stephen De Silva) Hodder Education

ISBN = 978-0-340-940-94718-0

  • PSHE Education 2 (Lesley De Meza, Stephen De Silva, Julie Ball and Fiona Young) Hodder Education

ISBN = 978-0-340-94721-0

  • PSHE Education 3 (Lesley De Meza, Stephen De Silva) Hodder Education

ISBN = 978-0-340-94724-1

  • Essential Articles 15 Opinion, comment, opposing viewpoints. Carel Press

ISBN = 978-1-905600-30-4

  • PSHE Education for Key Stage 4 (Lesley De Meza, Stephen De Silva and Philip Ashton) Hodder Education

ISBN = 978-1-444-12074-5

  • PSHE Education for Key Stage 4 Teacher’s Resource Book (Lesley De Meza and Philip Ashton) Hodder Education

ISBN = 978-1-444-12072-1