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St Hugh’s A Church of England Academy

Creativity Responsibility Wisdom

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Overview

Students study a range of topics including: Identity, Society and Equality; Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Sex and Relationship Education; Finance Education; Careers Education and Citizenship.

Team and roles within the team:

  • The PSHE curriculum is planned and delivered by the team of year tutors.

KS3 Curriculum

At KS3, students study:

  • Identity, Society and Equality: laws, morals, values, prejudice, discrimination, social norms, racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, similarities and differences in culture.
  • Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing: understanding and gauging our feelings, developing positive coping strategies, supporting others and resilience and reframing failure.
  • Sex and Relationship Education: puberty, recognising healthy relationships, marriage and civil partnership, sexuality, problem solving, negotiation, personal hygiene, peer pressure, consent.
  • Finance Education: debit and credit cards, debt, writing an application letter, budgeting, earning and saving
  • Careers Education: types of employment, apprenticeships, public speaking, types of career, post-16 routes into careers

Citizenship: citizens, monarchy, parliament, refugees, asylum seekers, economic migrant, humanitarian crisis, UN Rights of the Child, democracy, voting and elections.

KS3 Assessment

Students will complete an assessment for each unit with their tutor, these include, but are not limited to: written tasks, presentations, posters, media productions and website creations.

KS4 Curriculum

At KS4, students study:

  • Identity, Society and Equality: stereotypes, discrimination, racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, responsibilities of parents/carers, qualities of parents/carers, role of the media in prejudice and discrimination, role of social media in prejudice and discrimination, family life in different cultures.
  • Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing: promoting emotional health, supporting friends online, eating disorders, understanding and managing depression and anxiety, healthy coping strategies, eating disorders, supporting others.
  • Sex and Relationship Education: conception, contraception, consent, features of a healthy relationship, impact of jealousy and control, features of an unhealthy relationship, pregnancy options, sexually transmitted infections, testicular/breast/cervical cancer, accessing sources of support.
  • Finance Education: Payslips (NI, tax, gross/net pay), budgeting, APR, ‘payday’ loans, safe methods of borrowing money.
  • Careers Education: employability skills, post-16 preparation, application forms, interview skills, careers action plan.
  • Citizenship: rules and laws of the justice system, role of the police and courts, UK parliament system, child soldiers, National Citizen Service, forms of government (democratic and non-democratic), applying to join the electoral register, the work of charities in society.

KS4 Assessment

Students will complete an assessment for each unit with their tutor, these include, but are not limited to: written tasks, presentations, posters, media productions and website creations.

Useful website links

Smoking, Drugs and Alcohol

Talk to frank: http://www.talktofrank.com
Hope UK: http://www.hopeuk.org/
Kenward trust: http://kenwardtrust.org.uk/
Drink aware: http://www.drinkaware.co.uk/
NHS Smokefree: http://smokefree.nhs.uk/
Quit smoking: http://www.quitbecause.org.uk/

Challenging Prejudice

Tackling racism: http://www.tackling-racism.co.uk/
Homophobia: stonewall: http://www.stonewall.org.uk
BBC challenging stereotypes: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/pshe_and_citizenship/personal_wellbeing/relationships/challenging_discrimination/

Finance and careers:

Natwest money sense: http://moneysense.natwest.com/schools/schools
National careers service: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/Pages/default.aspx

Bereavement:

Child bereavement http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/bereavement/Pages/children-bereavement.aspx
Bereavement http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/bereavement/Pages/coping-with-bereavement.aspx.
Losing someone life story http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/bereavement/Pages/sarah-phillips-bereavement-story.aspx

Safety

Get safe online: http://www.getsafeonline.org/
Think u know: http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
Think! Road safety: http://think.direct.gov.uk/
Cyber mentors: http://www.cybermentors.org.uk/
Brake road safety: http://www.brake.org.uk/

Mental health:

Depression http://www.mind.org.uk/blog/8784_depression_the_enemy_within
Bipolar http://www.mind.org.uk/blog/9193_bipolar_disorder_and_me
OCD http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23412085
Mental wellbeing http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/Pages/improve-mental-wellbeing.aspx -
Anxiety http://www.mind.org.uk/blog/8509_when_anxiety_kicks_in
Young minds http://www.youngminds.org.uk/

Health and Relationships Education:

Support for parents and carers: http://rsehub.org.uk/for-parentscarers/

Advice sheets on talking to children and young people: https://www.fpa.org.uk/help-and-advice/advice-for-parents-carers