Personal, Social and Health Education

PSHE is taught regularly in tutor time when students are in the setting they know, best. The programme of study (see attachments at the bottom of this page) hopes to equip pupils with a sound understanding of risk and with the knowledge and skills necessary to make safe and informed decisions.

Pupils acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to manage their lives now and in the future. As part of a whole school approach, it develops the qualities and attributes pupils need to thrive as individuals, family members and members of society.

The work includes development of a record of achievement (Progress File) target setting (copied into the planner to share with home) and other targeted support.

The culture of the school, our ethos, the way we operate including assemblies, assertive discipline, special theme days, the way we teach and assess through PLTs (personal, learning and thinking skills, Activities week, regular visitors, student participation and our pastoral system feature heavily

The three main themes are: Health and Wellbeing, Relationships and Living in the Wider world. 

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