Citizenship / PSHE
PSHE/Citizenship is part of the core curriculum and is studied for one hour per week. It includes PSHE (Personal, Social, and Health Education), Citizenship and Careers Education.
What will I do in PSHE/Citizenship?
The work you do will include the following topics:
- Safe and healthy lifestyle – e.g. drug and sex education.
- Citizenship – including the work of government, the law, our rights and responsibilities, the media, global issues.
- Financial awareness and understanding.
- Preparation for the world of work and the choices you need to make at the end of Year 11.
- Application to the Sixth Form via UCAS Progress in Ye a r 11
What will I study PSHE/Citizenship?
- To consider and discuss a wide variety of important and topical issues
- To help develop your understanding of society and yourself.
- To think about what you want to do in the future
What are the important deadlines?
There is no coursework as such but there will be times during the course when you will complete tasks to assess your progress.
How will I be assessed?
There is no formal assessment or examination in this subject but there will be regular assessment activities in lessons.
What will I gain from PSHE/Citizenship?
- Increase your knowledge and understanding about a variety of important and topical issues to do with health, citizenship, finance and the world of work.
- Gain experience in discussion and listening skills and develop an enquiring mind.
- Develop your knowledge of your personal qualities, an appreciation of the views of others and an ability to reach informed decisions about your future.
- Develop good relationships and respect the differences between people.