Year 7 Curriculum Overview

In line with the PSHE association suggested topic areas: Living in the wider world, Relationships and Health and wellbeing.

Autumn 1

Living in the wider world

Transition and Aspirations

Introduction to secondary school Introduction to PSHE Being an aspirational student How can we be resilient and face challenges? What are wants and needs and why do we need to know the difference?

 

Autumn 2

Living in the wider world

Responsible Citizen

Social Media Importance of self esteem What are savings, loans and interest? What is racism? How can we shop ethically?

 

Spring 1

Relationships

Sex, Drugs and Responsibility

Love and relationships. Keeping good friendships and avoiding toxic ones. Community 1 How do we keep safe and positive relationships on and offline? What is my personal identity?

 

Spring 2

Health and Wellbeing

U ok M8?

Introduction to mental health issues? How can we manage our anger? Puberty – what happens, when and why?

 

Periods – what happens, when and why? FGM – what is this and why is it so dangerous?

 

Summer 1

Relationships

My family and yours

Family relationships? Bullying or banter? What is cyberbullying?

 

Extremism – why does radicalisation happen and how does it challenge our values? Community 2

 

Summer 2

Health and Wellbeing

Sports Day and Healthy Body

What do we mean by a healthy lifestyle? Not eating healthily – what are the consequences? What’s the big deal about energy drinks?

 

Sports Day Sports Day 2

 

Year 8 Curriculum Overview

In line with the PSHE association suggested topic areas: Living in the wider world, Relationships and Health and wellbeing.

Autumn 1

Living in the wider world

Transition and Aspirations

Careers and Development How can we become entrepreneurs? Why do we pay tax and how is this spent? Careers + Development:

Team work skills

Stereotyping, discrimination and prejudice

 

Autumn 2

Living in the wider world

Responsible Citizen

LGBT+: Homophobia 1 LGBT+: Homophobia 2 Internet Safety: Grooming How can we care for our environment? 1 How can we care for our environment? 2

 

Spring 1

Relationships

Sex, Drugs and Responsibility

Safe sex and contraception STIs Sexting Pornography and why is it dangerous? Body image and the media 1

 

Spring 2

Health and Wellbeing

U ok M8?

How can self confidence boost our achievement? Personal development and target setting – how can I improve my skills and behaviour? Stereotyping, discrimination and prejudice.  Disability focus What is mindfulness? Emotional literacy

 

 

Summer 1

Relationships

My family and yours

Who are the Extremist groups and why are they so dangerous? Islamophobia How can British Values teach us tolerance and respect for each other? Domestic conflict – why do people run away from home and why is this so dangerous? Stereotyping, discrimination and prejudice.  Religion focus.

 

Summer 2

Health and Wellbeing

Sports Day and Healthy Body

Personal safety and first aid What is vaping and is it as bad as smoking? Why do teenage parents have it so tough? Sports Day 1 Sports Day 2

Year 9 Curriculum Overview

In line with the PSHE association suggested topic areas: Living in the wider world, Relationships and Health and wellbeing.

Autumn 1

Living in the wider world

Transition and Aspirations

Employability Skills What does it mean to be enterprising and what is an enterprising personality? Navigating accounts, saving loans and financial institutions. How can I avoid debt? What can we learn from successful business people and entrepreneurs?

 

Autumn 2

Living in the wider world

Responsible Citizen

Knife Crime 1 Knife Crime 2 How does the law deal with young offenders? 1 How does the law deal with young offenders? 2 How can we be self-disciplined to achieve our aims at school and in the wider world?

 

Spring 1

Relationships

Sex, Drugs and Responsibility

Who are the LGBT+ community and what would they like us to know? CSE – how are children and young people lured into dangerous relationships? Body image and the media 2 – focus on girls Body image and the media 3 – does the media contribute to eating disorders? What is peer pressure?

 

Spring 2

Health and Wellbeing

U ok M8?

Why do people become selfie obsessed? What is self-harm and why do people do it? Mental health – how can I deal with and manage anxiety? How can we manage the stress of school and exams? How can we foster a growth mind-set to succeed and achieve?

 

Summer 1

Relationships

My family and yours

Why are British communities so diverse? What are domestic violence and abusive relationships? Can we respect and celebrate British values and the religion of our choice 1 Can we respect and celebrate British values and the religion of our choice 2 Our Wigan

 

Summer 2

Health and Wellbeing

Sports Day and Healthy Body

Why do people take illegal drugs? What are the short term and long-term effects of drinking excess alcohol? Why can’t some people access education? Sports Day Sports Day

Year 10 Curriculum Overview

In line with the PSHE association suggested topic areas: Living in the wider world, Relationships and Health and wellbeing.

Autumn 1

Living in the wider world

Transition and Aspirations

What are employers looking for in a CV? How do we choose a career that suits our personality, ambition and qualifications? Careers Carousel Study skills – the power of mind and memory Rights and responsibilities in the workplace

 

Autumn 2

Living in the wider world

Responsible Citizen

Fake news and critical thinking 1 Fake news and critical thinking 2 What is covert and overt racism? Crime, gangs and county lines 1 Crime, gangs and county lines 2

 

Spring 1

Relationships

Sex, Drugs and Responsibility

Same sex relationships (LGBT+) Gender and trans identity Revenge Porn – what is this and how can we prevent ourselves being a victim? Do we have healthy or unhealthy relationships with our role models? 1 Do we have healthy or unhealthy relationships with our role models? 2

 

Spring 2

Health and Wellbeing

U ok M8?

Social media and self-esteem Why do some people take their own life? How can we manage social anxiety? What are hate crimes and why do they still happen? How can we manage grief and bereavement?

 

Summer 1

Relationships

My family and yours

What are forced and arranged marriages and what do we need to know? How can we manage conflict successfully? What is community cohesion and why is this important? Why do we still need an international women’s day? Why do sexism, gender prejudice and stereotypes still exist?

 

Summer 2

Health and Wellbeing

Sports Day and Healthy Body

What is binge drinking? Can tattoos and piecing’s be dangerous? Basic First Aid Can Save Lives Sports Day 1 Sports Day 2

Year 11 Curriculum Overview

In line with the PSHE association suggested topic areas: Living in the wider world, Relationships and Health and wellbeing.

Autumn 1

Living in the wider world

Transition and Aspirations

Applying to College and University Independent Living How can trade unions protect our rights at work? GCSE Revision and Study Skills How can we successfully prepare for a job interview?

 

Autumn 2

Living in the wider world

Responsible Citizen

How can we successfully prepare for a job interview? What is right-wing extremism? What is cyber crime? How can we protect animal rights and aid sustainability?

 

Internet Safety – the Dark Web

 

Spring 1

Relationships

Sex, Drugs and Responsibility

Why is it essential we know about consent, rape and sexual abuse? Bullying – Body Shaming Relationship Break Ups What do we mean when we talk about safe sex? Relationship types and sexuality

 

Spring 2

Health and Wellbeing

U ok M8?

Consequences of Teen Pregnancy Perseverance and Procrastination Why is our digital footprint important? What is body positivity and is why is this controversial? (obesity issues) Gambling and Online Gaming

 

Summer 1

Relationships

My family and yours

How can we celebrate diversity and our identities? GCSE Revision and Study Skills 2 Globalisation – how does it affect us? Drugs and how to use them Why do we need sleep and how does sleep deprivation affect us?