PSHCE - Year 7

PSHCE Overview

Term 1: Community and Diversity

Students will start by considering what makes up their own identity, and how this is affected by the different communities they belong to.In this unit students will discuss the change in moving into their secondary school. Students will look worries, friendships, support and the types of things that they can do to settle in to secondary School life.

  1. Self-assessment.
Responsibility

Good judgment and the ability to act correctly and make decisions on your own.

Respect

Having regard for the feelings, wishes, or rights of others.

Friendship

A state of mutual trust and support between two people or more people.

Community

A group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.

Diversity

The mixture of races and religions that make up a group of people.

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

Advice and guidance given on how to deal with transition to KS3. Advice and guidance given on healthy living.

Create a supportive community:

Students are taught to respect one another and are asked to reflect upon how we can all work together to create a supportive school community for all involved.

Term 2: Careers and Finance

Students will be encouraged to think about their hopes and dreams for the future and will be taught to understand qualities, behavior and characteristics that promote positive outcomes. Budgeting and personal finance will also be touched upon.

  1. Self-assessment.
Finance

The management of money.

Career

The job or series of jobs that you do during your working life.

Budgeting

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.

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

Create a supportive community:

Term 3: Personal Values

Students will be encouraged to understand the importance of understanding their own personal values and beliefs. Lessons will discuss peer pressure, advertising and social media and how these elements should not dictate a persons behavior, thoughts or feelings.

  1. Self-assessment.
Identity

Who a person is, or the qualities of a person or group that make them different from others.

Peer pressure

The strong influence of a group, especially of children, on members of that group to behave as everyone else does.

Values

The principles that help you to decide what is right and wrong, and how to act in various situations.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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Term 4 : Wellbeing in Lockdown

In this term, students will be tackling a range of topics focused on common topics students will be faced with during lockdown. Students will be taught coping strategies to better support their health and wellbeing in lockdown.

  1. Self-assessment.
Safety

A state in which or a place where you are safe and not in danger or at risk.

Risk

To do something although there is a chance of a bad result.

Healthy eating

Eating a variety of foods that give you the nutrients you need to maintain your health.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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Term 5: Relationship and Sex Education

Students will consider aspects of identity, including from a Christian perspective. They will consider issues of gender. Students will develop an understanding of how puberty can change personal hygiene needs, and learn about the different products and methods that can help maintain good personal hygiene. They will develop an appreciation that feelings and emotions can change during puberty, and how to deal with this change. They will also learn about the changes that take place to the body during puberty.

  1. Self-assessment.
Consent

To agree to do something, or to allow someone to do something. Permission.

Hygiene

The practice or principles of keeping yourself and your environment clean in order to maintain health and prevent disease.

Relationships

The way two or more people are connected, or the way they behave towards each other.

Puberty

The stage in people's lives when they develop from a child into an adult.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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Term 6: Human rights

This term students will explore Rights and Discrimination to help students to better understand the world around them. It encourages students to incorporate human rights values into their daily lives, attitudes and behaviours. Discussing differences helps them develop an appreciation and respect for diversity and an ability to recognise discrimination when they see it or experience it. It is an effective means to promote empathy, tolerance and respect in the school community.

  1. Self-Assessment.
Rights

Those things that one is morally or legally entitled to do or have.

Laws

The law is a system of rules that a society or government develops in order to deal with crime, business agreements, and social relationships. You can also use the law to refer to the people who work in this system.

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

Create a supportive community:

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

Create a supportive community: