Students will consider how to be a responsible, informed citizen throughout their lives.There will be a focus on how to be financially safe, secure and independent.
An amount of money paid to the government that is based on your income or the cost of goods or services you have bought.
The process of calculating how much money you must earn or save during a particular period of time, and of planning how you will spend it.
An agreement that allows you to borrow money from a bank or similar organization, especially in order to buy a house, or the amount of money itself.
Democracy The rule of law Individual liberty Mutual respect Tolerance
To take risky action in the hope of a desired result.
Students will look into a range of topics such as skills required for employment, what employers may look for in a CV, and how to write one. Students will also discuss courses and pathways available to them in their future, and set clear targets and goals to work towards.
An occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person's life and with opportunities for progress.
A system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading).
The quality of being suitable for paid work.
The transferable skills needed by an individual to make them 'employable'.
Hope or desire to achieve something.
In this unit students learn about protecting mental, emotional and physical health. Students also focus on the challenges that many people face in creating a 'balanced life' and will explore their own ideas about what makes for a happy successful life.
A state of mental or emotional strain or tension.
A person's mental or physical well-being.
The quality or state of being conscious or aware of something.
The practice of taking action to preserve or improve one's own health.
A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome.
In this unit, students will explore gender equality and equal opportunities for children. They will look at building positive relationships, identifying unequal situations and views.
Serious thought or consideration.
The ability to continue trying to do something, although it is very difficult.
The determination to work hard over a period of time in order to succeed at something.
RSE – Marriage and raising children
In this unit students will explore lifelong relationships and marriage. They will learn about successful relationships, and will also consider abuse within relationships.
The legally or formally recognised union of two people as partners in a personal relationship.
To treat someone with cruelty or violence, especially regularly or repeatedly
The state of being a parent and the responsibilities involved.
Capacity for sexual feelings.
In this unit, students will explore a wide variety of revision techniques and be given the opportunity to experiment in order to discover which best suit their style of learning. They will be given the opportunity to create a revision timetable, which will become a working document that is frequently revised. Time management techniques will be discussed. Tips for remaining physically and emotionally health during the exam period will be discussed and will include; healthy lifestyles, healthy eating, relaxation techniques and sleep routines.
A range of competing and contested theories that aim to account for differences in individuals' learning.
An educational activity undertaken by an individual with little to no supervision.
Study of work you have done, in order to prepare for an exam.
Essentially a calendar. But instead of holidays and birthdays, it contains topics and subjects you need to revise on specific days.
To be able to determine the order for dealing with (a series of items or tasks) according to their relative importance.