KS3 - Year 7
KS3 - Year 8
KS4
Year 7 - PSHCE Course Overview: What will my child will learn about in PSHCE this year? PSHCE Day 1 Students will take part in transition sessions looking at team work and our school community. PSHCE Day 2 Students will have sessions on personal well-being which will include E safety, bullying and conflict resolution. PSHCE Day 3 Students will take part in sessions on personal well-being concentrating on health education such as basic first aid and alcohol education PSHCE Day 4 Students will have sessions on SRE to include body image and information about adolescents. Branching out will also deliver an external session to the year group educating them on the effects of Tobacco and energy drinks. Additionally, they will have a session delivered on Sexting and the law. PSHCE Day 5 Students will look at Careers and Citizenship looking at the world of work. What type of homework will be set? • Students do not have homework set in PSHCE as the lessons are experimental and the education takes place within the classroom. • Students work with outside agencies and often get materials given to them to take home, to increase their level of understanding of a particular area of study. • Students are encouraged to access any further information via the internet or library and all students have trained member of staff who can guide, advice and support if required. How will my child be assessed in PSHCE this year? • Students will take part in peer assessments and self-assessment and will have an opportunity for student voice on each PSHCE day. How can I support my child’s learning at home? • General skills for life are essential for our students to progress and develop academically, socially and morally. • Parents and carers play a vital role in nurturing values and beliefs, promoting positive and healthy relationships and encouraging children to be aware of the environment and community in which they live. • We would encourage parent and carers to have open dialogue with their children about issues such as: citizenship, diversity, aspirations, careers, health and personal safety. This will help our students’ to understand the rights and responsibilities that guide their lives.
Year 8 - PSHCE Course Overview: What will my child will learn about in PSHCE this year? PSHCE Day 1 Students will be involved in sessions about Health and well-being to include alcohol use and the effects of smoking and resilience. PSHCE Day 2 Students will take part in sessions about Careers and Financial capability. They will have an introductory session about GCSE Options and will also look at trade and enterprise. PSHCE Day 3 Students will be involved in sessions on Health and safety to include Dealing with distractions and road safety, first aid and cyberbullying. PSHCE Day 4 Students will take part in sessions on financial capability to include saving money and value for money. Further guidance and support is offered to students in the option making process. PSHCE Day 5 Students will be involved in sessions Health and Citizenship to include British Values. They will learn the culinary roots of British foods along with learning about the effects of drugs, social media and bullying. What type of homework will be set? Students do not have homework set in PSHCE as the lessons are experimental and the education takes place within the classroom. Students work with outside agencies and often get materials given to them to take home, to increase their level of understanding of a particular area of study. Students are encouraged to access any further information via the internet or library and all students have trained member of staff who can guide, advice and support if required. How will my child be assessed in PSHCE this year? Students will take part in peer assessments and self-assessment and will have an opportunity for student voice on each PSHCE day. How can I support my child’s learning at home? General skills for life are essential for our students to progress and develop academically, socially and morally. Parents and carers play a vital role in nurturing values and beliefs, promoting positive and healthy relationships and encouraging children to be aware of the environment and community in which they live. We would encourage parent and carers to have open dialogue with their children about issues such as: citizenship, diversity, aspirations, careers, health and personal safety. This will help our students’ to understand the rights and responsibilities that guide their lives.
Year 9 - PSHCE Course Overview: What will my child learn about in PSHCE in Year 9? PSHCE Day 1 Students will be involved in Health and well-being sessions to include drug education, coping with changing and making healthy meals with the Food Technology staff. PSHCE Day 2 Students will have sessions on Citizenship looking at Race Hate crime, powers of the police and the criminal justice system. PSHCE Day 3 Students will take part in sessions on Health and well-being looking at exploitation, how to stay safe online, Sexually transmitted diseases and the link between alcohol and sex. PSHCE Day 4 Students will have sessions concerned with Health well-being and safety. They will include information on Domestic violence, Esafety, Alcohol and Self Harm. PSHCE Day 5 Students will be involved in sessions about Health and well-being, and financial awareness. They will take part in sessions on Homophobia, Weapon awareness and Money management. Year 10 - PSHCE Course Overview: What will my child learn about in PSHCE in Year 10? PSHCE Day 1 Students will be involved with sessions under the theme Health, well –being and safety to include Dealing with stress, what to do in an emergency and Heart start training. PSHCE Day 2 Students will take part in sessions on Health and well-being concentrating on self-image and self-harm, sexting and staying safe online. PSHCE Day 3 Students will be involved with sessions on Personal well-being looking at Healthy Living, Exercise and stress relief and how to deal stress. Additionally they will look at relationships to include CSE and FGM. PSHCE Day 4 Students will have sessions on Citizenship which will include Fairtrade, Laws to stop, allow and protect and Homophobia. PSHCE Day 5 Students will have sessions on Careers which will link to their Careers Fair the following day. They will look at employability skills and how to get the most out of the careers Fair. Year 11 - PSHCE Course Overview: What will my child learn about in PSHCE in Year 11? PSHCE Day 1 Students will be involved in sessions about Careers and Financial capability. They will be looking at Post 16 options, how to write a personal statement and interview skills. As well as things to consider when you Move out and Move on. PSHCE Day 2 Students will have sessions on Drugs and Sex and Relationships education. PSHCE Day 3 Students will take part in sessions on Citizenship to include the European Union, Human Rights, Global Advocacy. This day will also have a focus on creating effective revision materials. PSHCE Day 4 Students will be involved in sessions in effective revision using the ‘Walk Through Mock’. Students will sit for a session in the hall that speaks through a mock, looking at the question and how to answer it. Students in the next session look at peer and self-assessment and complete Green for Growth. They then repeat the cycle again building upon the skills they have learnt in the first two sessions. Finally they look at organising their time and managing stress.
Links & Resources
Lightcliffe Academy, Stoney Lane, Lightcliffe, Halifax, HX3 8TL Tel: 01422 201028 Fax: 01422 204615 contactus@lightcliffeacademy.co.uk Abbey Multi Academy Trust, c/o Chapter House, Abbey Grange Church of England Academy, Butcher Hill, Leeds, LS16 5EA Tel: 0113 257877 enquiries@abbeytrust.org
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