Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education
The programme of study for PSHEE covers years 7 to 11 and is based on three core themes:
- Health and Wellbeing
- Living in the Wider World
Year 7 programme
- Relationships: Settling in
- Enterprise Capability: £1 Charity Challenge
- Financial Literacy 1
- Emotional Health & Well-being: Notes to Self
- Citizenship: Crime
- Sex and Relationships Education: Growing up
Year 8 programme
- Careers Education & Guidance: Options Focus
- Citizenship: The Law
- Financial Literacy 2
- Emotional Intelligence
- Healthy lifestyles: Nutrition
- Cyber-Bullying: The Web We Want
Year 9 programme
- Body Image: Confident Me!
- Migration & Development
- Sex and Relationships Education: ‘Tell me more’
- Citizenship: The election process
- Careers Education & Guidance: Aspirational Pathways
- Show Racism the Red Card!
- Additional Collapsed Timetable Days: Careers Education & Guidance & SRE carousel (External providers)
Year 10 programme
- SRE: Disrespect nobody
- Substance Misuse
- Addressing Extremism and Radicalisation
- Careers Education & Guidance: Work Shadowing Focus
- SRE: Teenage Pregnancy
- GCSE Maths intervention
Year 11 programme
- Study Skills / Managing exam stress
- Careers Education & Guidance: Post-16 Focus
- Human Rights
- GCSE Maths intervention
Safe practices in the delivery of PSHE:
The following guidance is adhered to by our tutor delivery team:
- Read the session through before delivery in order to be prepared for the delivery of challenging content
- The aim is to create a safe Teaching and Learning Environment
3 Points to remember
- Establish Ground Rules for discussion
- Distance the Learning – no personal examples
- Encourage Questions (and allow for anonymous questions)
For additional expert support in answering students’ questions, refer to Julie Blyde – Child Protection Officer, Denver Jones – Student Welfare Officer - or Carmel Tatlock – PSHE Coodinator
- The content of PSHE sessions can lead to student disclosures. If staff have concerns about a young person, they will follow our usual safeguarding procedures.
- Denver Jones – our Welfare Officer is available for Staff as well as Student support.
How do we ensure quality of provision?
- Full provision of curriculum materials ensures consistency of content delivery.
- Tutor Training is given prior to delivery of Sex and Relationship Education Modules and the Financial Literacy module in year 10. Individual advice and support is also available.
- Tutor time is included on the quality assurance calendar and observed by SLT once per term
- The PSHE curriculum raises student awareness of safeguarding issues by mirroring Childrens’ Services Team Safeguarding briefings delivered to staff.
- Taken together, the whole academy community is enabled to act on safeguarding issues.