Throughout year 8, all students will engage in a valuable and informative PSHE programme during form time sessions with their tutors. The programme will cover the following topics and issues;
|Topic Outline||Detail covered|
|Settling into Year 8||What changes have I experienced in the last year?
In what ways could I support other pupils who are new to the school?
|Relationship and sex education (RSE)- Facts||What is contraception?
What are STIs?
|Relationship and sex education (RSE)- Feelings||Why are friends important?
What are different types of relationships?
|Alcohol, smoking and drugs||Drugs. Fact or Fiction?
How do drugs affect people?
|Emotional wellbeing||What happens when we are feeling down?
What does resilience mean?
Is anybody perfect?
Who is my role model?
|Personal Health/Healthy lifestyles||How do I keep healthy?|
|Risk and safety/Bullying||What is risking on purpose?
Can gambling be good?
How do I reduce risks?
|Identity and Values||How can I contribute to family life?
How can I respond to others?
How am I doing?
|Communities and Diversity||How can we value each other?
What makes a successful community?
What can cause problems in communities?
|Planning for the future||What do I need to plan for?
What opportunities are out there for me?
How have I developed through year 8?
What do I want to develop through year 9?
|Personal finance, money and consumerism||What influences our spending?|
In addition, a range of PSHE workshops are delivered throughout the academic year to compliment the issues covered within the tutor time programme.