Throughout year 9, 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 9||What do I value and why?|
|Relationship and sex education (RSE)- Facts||What are STIs?
What does the law say about SRE?
|Relationship and sex education (RSE)- Feelings||What do we see about sex in the media?
Is commitment important in relationships?
What if I don’t want to?
|Alcohol, smoking and drugs||What about drugs and the law?
How do I manage situations involving drugs?
|Emotional wellbeing||How do I manage my feelings?
What happens when relationships break down?
How do I cope with loss and bereavement?
|Personal Health/Healthy lifestyles||Who can I talk to about my health?|
|Risk and safety/Bullying||Who can help me keep safe?
Where can I find help on…?
|Identity and Values||What are my rights and responsibilities?|
|Communities and Diversity||How can I contribute to my community?
What do voluntary agencies do?
How can we challenge prejudice and discrimination?
|Planning for the future||Choosing my options
How do I improve my prospects?
What does the law say about work?
How have I developed through year 9?
What do I want to develop through year 10?
|Personal finance, money and consumerism||How enterprising am I?
Money Matter Game
In addition, a range of PSHE workshops are delivered throughout the academic year to compliment the issues covered within the tutor time programme.