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PSHCEE Year 8

Aims:
  • Education for Citizenship aims to equip young people with the knowledge, skills and understanding to play an effective role in public life.
  • Personal wellbeing aims to help young people embrace change, feel positive about who they are and enjoy healthy, safe, responsible and fulfilled lives.
  • Education for economic wellbeing and financial capability aims to equip pupils with the knowledge, skills and attributes to make the most of changing opportunities in learning and work.
Content:
The PSHCEE programme is broken down into three key components: personal wellbeing, economic wellbeing and citizenship.  Throughout Key Stage 3 PSHCEE students will have the opportunity to develop the following essential skills and processes as part of these 3 components:
  • Personnel wellbeing: Critical reflection, decision making and managing risk, developing relationships and working with others.
  • Economic wellbeing: Self development, exploration, enterprise and financial capability.
  • Citizenship: Critical thinking, enquiry, advocacy, representation and taking informed and responsible action.
The key concepts outlined in the three main components of PSHCEE are delivered through the following topics:
  • Me and my learning (2) – Career development - The world of work
  • Me and others (3) – Family
  • My health and wellbeing (2) – Self esteem, food and nutrition and exercise
  • Me and Others (4) – Assertiveness, peer pressure and evaluating risks
  • My health and wellbeing (3) – Alcohol and smoking
  • Identity and diversity (1) – Identity, being British, prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination
Assessment:
Assessment occurs through a range of methods, including pupil self evaluation and assessment tasks contained within each unit of work. Homework is issued once per fortnight and should take approximately 30 minutes.

Extra Curricular:

Personal health and well being is promoted by extracurricular sports.
The school offers a number of opportunities to become active and responsible citizens for example through Eco group, Fairtrade and School Council.