Sex & Relationship Education and PHSE

During Year 7 your son/daughter will have 2 x 1 hour sessions with two internally appointed trained members of staff to discuss healthy relationships, and about the changes faced when growing up both physically and mentally. 

This is recapped in more detail in Y8 with the same members of staff delivering 3 x 1 hour sessions, also incorporating internet safety and social media. 

During Year 9 your son/daughter will have 4 x 1 hour sessions with the BigTalk Education team. These can include personal safety and risk taking; relationships and sexuality; infections and protection; relationship and parenthood 

Years 10 & 11 have Year group Road shows, the topics for this year are: 

Y10 Girls - Sexual Exploitation, Abusive Relationship and Consent

Y10 Boys - Sexual Exploitation, Abusive Relationship and Consent

Y11 - Final recap of contraception, STIs and relevant information

PSHE (linked to SRE)

Welcome

What is PSHE education? PSHE is Personal, Social and Health Education and is linked to the SRE education. SMSC is spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and British Values education is the understanding of the fundamentals of British values; democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs and for those without faith.

These wider curriculum strands help young people to develop their personal wellbeing, with knowledge, understanding, attitudes and practical skills to live healthy, safe, productive, fulfilled, capable and responsible lives. It has a keen focus on the social and emotional aspects of effective learning, such as self-awareness, managing feelings, motivation, empathy and social skills. It encourages them to be enterprising and supports them in making effective transitions, positive learning and career choices. The skills developed enable young people to reflect on and clarify their own values and attitudes, and explore the complex and sometimes conflicting range of values and attitudes they encounter now and in the future. It helps young people embrace change, feel positive about who they are and enjoy healthy, safe, responsible and fulfilled lives.

Key Stage 3 & 4

PSHE, SMSC and British Values education is taught through a variety of curriculum subject areas and tutor sessions and assemblies, covering topics such as:

  • Personal identities
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Risk
  • British Values
  • Relationships
  • Diversity
  • Skills related to th world of work

Outside speakers are also brought in to cover areas such as Fire and Road safety. 

Whole Academy Enrichment days are also put aside to further embed a deeper understanding of topics covered during lessons, tutor and assemblies.

PSHE

Welcome

What is PSHE education? PSHE is Personal, Social and Health Education and is linked to the SRE education. SMSC is spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and British Values education is the understanding of the fundamentals of British values; democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs and for those without faith.

These wider curriculum strands help young people to develop their personal wellbeing, with knowledge, understanding, attitudes and practical skills to live healthy, safe, productive, fulfilled, capable and responsible lives. It has a keen focus on the social and emotional aspects of effective learning, such as self-awareness, managing feelings, motivation, empathy and social skills. It encourages them to be enterprising and supports them in making effective transitions, positive learning and career choices. The skills developed enable young people to reflect on and clarify their own values and attitudes, and explore the complex and sometimes conflicting range of values and attitudes they encounter now and in the future. It helps young people embrace change, feel positive about who they are and enjoy healthy, safe, responsible and fulfilled lives.

Key Stage 3 & 4

PSHE, SMSC and British Values education is taught through a variety of curriculum subject areas and tutor sessions and assemblies, covering topics such as:

  • Personal identities

  • Healthy lifestyles

  • Risk

  • British Values

  • Relationships

  • Diversity

  • Skills related to the world of work

  • Current affairs

    Outside speakers are also brought in to cover areas such as Fire and Road safety. 

    Whole Academy Enrichment days are also put aside to further embed a deeper understanding of topics covered during lessons, tutor and assemblies.

     

    Friday Tutor sessions

     

    Friday tutor sessions allow students to be taught in age specific groups and cover the topics listed below. The Friday tutor session are design to support PSHE that is delivered through the wider curriculum and tutor programme.

     

Year Group

Topics Covered

7

Settling in & Bullying

Online Safety

Personal identity & self esteem

Stereotypes

Smoking

8

Exercise and eating disorders

Alcohol

Relationships

Democracy Government

Enterprise

9

Humberside Police’s Prevent module

The work of Public Services

Work Skills

Economy and Tax

10

Drugs

CV Writing

Crime

Diversity

Discrimination

11

Lifelong learning and post 16

Health and Safety at Work

U Explore

Diabetes

12 & 13

Preparation for living away from home

Money management

Applications to work and further education

CV writing

Interview skills

Driver safety