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PSE In Years 7, 8 and 9, PSHE and IAG (Careers Education) is taught in a dynamic and lively curriculum through drama and RE.

In Year 10 and 11, IAG becomes a constituent part of our Lifeskills carousel programme.

In Lifeskills, students study a rotational curriculum covering PSHE, Citizenship, Health, CEIAG, Employability, and RE. This programme is designed to prepare students for the world of work.


Facilities

  • Dedicated ICT access
  • All aspects of careers advice and guidance

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Key Stage 3

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  • Year 7

    Primary transition, IAG Know my strengths, Health education, e-Safety, sex education and puberty (alongside science), citizenship, great British values (alongside the SMSC curriculum), anti-bullying.

  • Year 8

    IAG expectations and the labour market, Pathways for IAG, qualification pathways, Health education, e-Safety, sex education and puberty (alongside science), citizenship, great British values (alongside the SMSC curriculum), anti-bullying.

  • Year 9

    IAG options and pathways, Health education, e-Safety, sexting and child sexual exploitation, sex education and puberty (alongside science), citizenship, great British values (alongside the SMSC curriculum), anti-bullying, and volunteering.

    • Personal and social life: Self, family, friends, home life, shopping, meals, healthy living, illness and accident, free time, fashion, relationships, future plans.
    • Local community: Home town, school, education, local environment, pollution, recycling, local facilities, comparisons with other towns and regions, weather and seasons.
    • The world of work: Work experience, part-time jobs, future careers, technology (sending messages, accessing information).
    • The wider world: Travel and holidays, media, social issues (e.g. life of young people today, homelessness, crime, drugs, healthy living, religion, politics), life in the countries and communities where the language is spoken.

    Although all topics are covered in all three languages, they are not studied at the same time in each language.

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Key Stage 4

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  • Year 10

    IAG options and pathways (Sixth Form choices and pathways, FE HE, apprenticeships), Health education, e-Safety, sexting and child sexual exploitation, sex education and puberty (alongside science), citizenship, great British values (alongside the SMSC curriculum), anti-bullying, employability, volunteering and work experience.

  • Year 11

    IAG options and pathways (Sixth Form choices and pathways, FE HE, apprenticeships), college pathways, volunteering, Health education, e-Safety, sexting and child sexual exploitation, sex education and puberty (alongside science), citizenship, great British values (alongside the SMSC curriculum), anti-bullying, employability and work experience.

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Key Stage 5

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  • Year 12 Year 13

    PSE and Careers in the Sixth Form is taught by specialist Key Stage 5 teachers.

    The curriculum entitled "Futures" is broad, covering health, sex education, careers, keeping safe, financial capability and current affairs within SMSC (social, moral, spiritual and cultural studies).

    In addition, preparation for work and adulthood are key themes including food technology and budgeting.

    This is further supported by enrichment days and a wide range of guest speakers.

    Transition at the end of Key Stage 5 is also a major aspect including:

    All of this and more is covered in our comprehensive Careers IAG area:

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Extra curricular activities

  • IAG field trips (for example, Army AES exhibition)
  • Enterprise Week
  • Activities Week

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Websites to help students learn about PSHE

Please refer to the Careers Advice pages

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