PSHCEE

Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship & Economic Education

The purpose of the PSHCEE curriculum is to provide pupils with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to keep themselves healthy and safe, and prepare for life and work in modern Britain.

The five year curriculum develops skills and attributes such as resilience, self-esteem, risk-management and critical thinking in context of learning grouped into core themes; health and wellbeing, relationships, living in the wider world, careers and citizenship.  It also aims to supports pupils’ spiritual, moral, cultural, mental (SMSC) development and prepare them for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of life. 

Year 7 pupils' introduction to PSHE includes two units of health and wellbeing, providing an opportunity for support in their transition from primary schools.  Health and wellbeing is also addressed in Years 8, 9 and 10 with the topics reflecting their age and maturity.  Through the years students will gain the knowledge of how to keep themselves healthy, both emotionally and physically including through exercising, healthy eating and sleep. 

Relationships and living in the wider world will develop pupil’s personal development, so that they are well prepared to respect others and contribute to a wider society and life in Britain.  They will develop the knowledge and skills to help form healthy and recognise unhealthy relationships and how to seek support.  The curriculum also aims to develop their understanding of how to keep themselves safe from relevant risks such as abuse, sexual exploitation, extremism, use of the internet and social media. 

Careers and citizenships is delivered in each year group from Year 7 to Year 10, again building on their prior knowledge and also reflect their age and maturity.   Students will develop employability skills so that they are well prepared for the next stage of their education, employment, self-employment or training as well as financial literacy.  Learning about economic wellbeing and preparing for work are vital and inextricably linked to health and relationships. 

During year 10, pupils will study two units on careers, one at the beginning of the academic year, focusing on employment, skills and application for apprenticeships and then at the end of the academic year focusing on post 16 options in preparation for the wider world. 

In year 11 PSHE is addressed within the whole curriculum as well as in specialist days, visitors and assemblies. 

Year 7

Autumn 1

PSHE – Health and Wellbeing

1.    How is Year 7 different?
2.    Personal Strength and Weaknesses/SE/SC 
3.    Factors that affect SE/SC
4.    The benefits of Physical Activity, exercise and sleep
5.    Physical activity
6.    Mental health
7.    Goal setting for a good mental and physical wellbeing

Autumn 2

PSHE – Health and Wellbeing

1.    Being safe online – what are the risks?
2.    E-safety
3.    Sexting
4.    Social media
5.    Where to report and get support with issues online. 
6.    Cyberbullying 
7.    Impact on mental wellbeing

Spring 1

PSHE – Relationships

1.    The features of positive relationships (teams, class, friendships) 
2.    Practical steps on how to take in different relationships to ensure respectful relationships.  
3.    Managing breakdowns in friendships.
4.    How behaviors in relationships can be criminal.
5.    Characteristics in a positive intimate 1-1 relationship. 
6.    Trust, loyalty and respect in relationships.
7.    Physical puberty.
8.    Menstruation

Spring 2

PSHE – Careers

1.    Why is getting employment important?
2.    How have jobs changed over time?
3.    What does the law say about pay?
4.    The Real Game
5.    The Real Game / Evaluation

Summer 1

PSHE – Living in the Wider World

1.    Similarities, differences and diversity.
2.    Recognising and challenging stereotypes
3.    How stereotypes can cause damage.
4.    Hate Crime
5.    Prevent
6.    Racism and Sexism
7.    Recycling and the environment
8.    First Aid

Summer 2

PSHE –Citizenship

1.    Being British – Define British values
2.    Why does politics matter- what does it do for me?
3.    National government & my MP
4.    Local government & Councillors
5.    Local Solutions to Local issues
6.    Charities; fundraising
•     FGM

Year 8

Autumn 1

PSHE – Health and Wellbeing

1.    Body image and the media
2.    Online Trolling regarding body image
3.    Obesity and dieting
4.    Eating disorders 
5.    Self-Harm – the impacts and where to go for help
6.    Drugs – The Law 
7.    Drugs & Alcohol – Peer pressure

Autumn 2

PSHE – Citizenship

1.    British Values- How are they enforced in the UK- legislation
2.    A citizen’s rights & responsibilities
3.    Alternative forms of government
4.    Amnesty International- what are HRs?
5.    Human Rights violations- democratic freedoms
6.    Human Rights  violations- individual liberty
7.    Human rights  violations- rule of law

Spring 1 Can your digital footprint effect your Career?
1.    What is serotyping in the word of work?
2.    What are your legal rights? (Employment Law)
3.    Clean up your act- what does your Face book tell an employer about you?
4.    How do I get experience when I don’t have any?
5.    ‘ May I present myself’
6.    Isn’t work something you get paid for doing?
Spring 2

PSHE- Relationships

1.    FGM – The Law 
2.    STI’s including HIV and AIDS
3.    Safe sex – delaying sex
4.    Contraception choices
5.    Teenage pregnancy 
6.    Options surrounding teenage pregnancy.

Summer 1

PSHE-Relationships

1.    How to identify and manage pressure within an intimate relationship. 
2.    Consent
3.    Advice on relationships. 
4.    Expectations of a boyfriend/girlfriend
5.    Different types of sexual relationships (LGBTQ+)
6.    What is sexual harassment?

Summer 2

PSHE – Living in the Wider World

1.    Human rights and British Law
2.    Challenging stereotypes, prejudice, bigotry and bullying
3.    Extremism 
4.    Radicalisation
5.    Prevent 
6.    First Aid 

Year 9

Autumn 1

PSHE – Health and Wellbeing

1.    Mental health.
2.    Mental health, the implications and support.
3.    Substance misuse
4.    Substance misuse 
5.    County Lines 

Autumn 2

PSHE – Relationships

1.    Sex and the media
2.    Pornography 
3.    Implications of pornography
4.    Sharing explicit images
5.    How to identify grooming.
6.    Where to get support regarding grooming
7.    Social media and online safety.
8.    What is sexual harassment? 

Spring 1

PSHE – Relationships

1.    Exploitation, bullying, harassment and control in relationships
2.    Abusive relationships
3.    Impacts of domestic abuse
4.    Forced marriage
5.    Sexual abuse 
6.    Consent – strategies to withdraw consent. 
7.    Managing breakdowns in relationships
8.    Where to go for support?

Spring 2

Your Future- Your Choice

1.    What subjects do I like and why?
2.    Subject skills links to STEM (Pod casts)
3.    Who and what could/should influence my choices?
4.    ‘I could’ ICT skills and aptitudes survey
5.    What to ask on options evening 

Summer 1

PSHE – Citizenship

1.    Why does politics matter to me & Political parties 
2.    UK political system- HoP
3.    Voting – FPTP & PR
4.    How are laws made?

Summer 2

PSHE – Living in the Wider World

1.    Managing risks – financial decisions
2.    Credit and debit cards
3.    Personal finance 
4.    Social and moral dilemmas about the use of money
5.    Charities
6.    Voluntary agencies – sources of support

Year 10

Autumn 1

Your future, your work 

1.    Past, Present and Future
2.    Employment opportunities in Coventry and   Warwickshire
3.    Qualities and skills for work
4.    Making an application
5.    Applying for an apprenticeship (1)
6.    Applying for an apprenticeship (2)

Autumn 2

RE – Life and Death

1.    Sanctity of Life / quality of life
2.    How did life begin? 
3.    Abortion
4.    Euthanasia
5.    Death Penalty
6.    Is there an afterlife? 
7.    What happens at a funeral? 

Spring 1

PSHE – Health and Wellbeing

1.    Gender identity 
2.    Body image – cosmetic and aesthetic procedures
3.    Cancer – self examination
4.    Risks – phone use
5.    Self-harm
6.    Mental health
7.    Mental health
8.    Importance of physical health on the mind.

Spring 2

RE – War and Peace

1.    Are all wars caused by religion?
2.    What is a just war?
3.    What is pacifism?
4.    What is Jihad?
5.    Religious Extremism
6.    Forgiveness / reconciliation.

Summer 1

PSHE – Relationships

1.    Contraception
2.    STI’s; fertility levels
3.    IVF treatment
4.    Reasons for abortion, adoption and fostering
5.    Legal positions and beliefs in abortion
6.    Consent
7.    Practical ways to withdraw consent

Summer 2

RE- Diverse Britain

1.    Christianity in British history
2.    Is Britain still a Christian country? 
3.    British council of Muslims
4.    Other religions in Britain
5.    Humanism in UK
6.    Religious views on multiculturalism/ diversity

Year 11

Autumn 1

Your Future Starts Here

1.    Time to start to ‘Brag’
2.    What are my Post 16 options?
3.    Building your CV
4.    My personal statement
5.    Getting to your destination – Action planning (1)
6.    Getting to your destination – Action planning (2)

Autumn 2

RE - Human Rights

1.    Christian views on Human Rights
2.    Agape in action – Mother Teresa / Oscar Romero
3.    Freedom of speech vs. Censorship/ Freedom of religious expression. 
4.    What if my views conflict with the law? Personal Conviction.
5.    Martin Luther King
6.    Malala

Spring 1

PSHE – Health and Wellbeing

1.    Assigned/biological sex, gender identity and sexual orientation
2.    LGBTQ+
3.    Social media – positive and negatives
4.    Sharing images – managing requests/the law
5.    Addiction; gaming
6.    Managing a work life balance

Spring 2

RE - Big Questions

1.    Fertility treatments
2.    Stem cell research
3.    Human Cloning
4.    Animal Testing
5.    Artificial intelligence
6.    Environmental Ethics

Summer 1

Exam Preparation

•    Revision techniques
•    Revision timetable
•    Managing Stress and Anxiety

Summer 2