PSHCE — Year 8

 

PSHCE Overview

Term 1: Rights and responsiblities

This unit looks at modern issues and life skills, rights and responsibilities including the Instagram generation, targeted advertising and your data, marriage: what is it, consumer rights, employment rights, exploring a pay cheque.

Self assessment

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
Develop the individual:

Create a supportive community:

Term 2: Dangerous Society Online and Offline

Students will learn about County Lines - what is it & who is at risk, substance misuse, online safety - cyber bullying, grooming, drugs - alcohol safety, child exploitation and online protection.

Self assessment

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
Develop the individual:

Students will learn invaluable lessons which will carry them through into adulthood and enable them to make safe and healthy decisions.

Create a supportive community:

Term 3: Identity, Relationships and Sex Education

In this unit students will learn about healthy relationships, dealing with conflict, sexual orientation, gender identity, introduction to contraception, what is love, periods and the menstrual cycle.

Self assessment

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
Develop the individual:

Create a supportive community:

Students are equipped to support each other to make healthy decisions and to seek help when necessary.

Term 4: Physical Health and Wellbeing

In this unit students will build on their understanding of health and wellbeing, what is mental health, positive body image, child abuse, types of bullying, healthy eating and cholesterol, stress management, tooth decay & oral hygiene.

Self assessment

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
Develop the individual:

Create a supportive community:

Term 5: Law, Crime and Society

In this Citizenship based unit students will consider desert island living: building a community, making decisions, criminals, law and society, law making in the UK, prisons, reform & punishment.

Self assessment

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
Develop the individual:

Create a supportive community:

Term 6: LGBTQ+ Explored

This unit explores what is meant by LGBTQ+, homophobia in school and society, supporting those that are LGBTQ+, challenging homophobia, transphobia, coming out.

Self assessment

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
Develop the individual:

Create a supportive community: