Curriculum: Key Stage 4

KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 10 PSHCE
Term 1Careers and employability
In this unit, students will explore post 16 education and employment pathways. Students will be given the opportunity to research ideas and give consideration to the links between further education and future employment opportunities.
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Finance
In this unit, students will explore how to manage finances both during further education and in later life. Students will learn about student loans, personal loans, over drafts, credit cards, mortgages and how to manage a household budget. They will understand the causes and effects of debt.
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Health
Students will consider the characteristics of emotional and mental health and the causes, symptoms and treatments of some mental and emotional health disorders. They will learn about strategies for managing mental health and will focus on issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicide. Sources of help and support will be explored.
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4SRE
In this unit students will learn about sexual relationships including the Christian perspective. Students will develop their knowledge and confidence, and will be encouraged to make responsible and informed decisions in relation to Relationships and Sex Education. Students will develop their knowledge of healthy and abusive relationships, which will include recognising the signs of an abusive relationship and seeking advice and support. Students will continue to learn about contraception and the risks surrounding unprotected sex. .
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5Equality
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.
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6Healthy Schools
In this unit, students will consider how to maintain a healthy lifestyle during the GCSE and A-Level years.
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 

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