PSHE Curriculum


We aim to ensure that all pupils:

  • develop the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to manage life’s challenges and make the most of life’s opportunities.
  • develop self-confidence and self-esteem, and make informed choices regarding personal and social issues.
  • become healthy, safe, independent and responsible members of society.

  • develop their sense of self worth by playing a positive role in contributing to the life of the school and the wider community.

  • learn to appreciate what it means to be a positive member of a diverse multicultural society.

  • develop employability skills including communication, creativity and aspirational goal setting.

Years 9, 10, 11

What will I learn?
The course is designed to help students prepare for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life. The programme covers topics and issues related to study skills; work related learning and guidance; health and relationship education; protecting your rights; the media in our society; citizenship and personal development.

How will I learn?
You will learn through a mixture of teacher led discussion, classroom based activities and talks from outside speakers. We invite visiting speakers from several different organisations and work with the police and local employers to try and make the subject as interactive as possible.

How will I be assessed?
PSHE is a non-examined course; however students are encouraged to assess their own learning through practical activities and working through real life situations

Possible Careers/Future Pathways:
PSHE will help you to think about careers that may suit you in the future and give you practical help on how to get into them. You will also be able use skills you learn in PSHE to maximise your potential in the workplace.

Through PSHE you will develop the knowledge, skills and attributes you need to keep yourself healthy and safe, and prepare for life in the wider world.