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PSHE

At St Mary’s the PSHE curriculum has been designed to suit the need of the learners who access the provision. It closely follows mainstream content but has various adaptations. The design encourages learners to fulfil their potential by working on several different key concepts.

  • Friendship & Relationships
  • Puberty
  • Personal Safety
  • Managing Money
  • Relationship and Sex Education
  • Mental Health
  • Government and Law
  • Local and Global Community

In year 6 & 7 Pupils work on the following topics:

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Friendship

Puberty

Conflict

Rules

Respect

Pressure

Bullying

Reproduction

Drugs

Lying & Stealing

Problem Solving

Parliament

Praise and Rewards

Keeping Clean

Emergency

Rights and Responsibilities

Lifestyles

Volunteering

Families

Being Healthy

Being Strong

Young and Law

Community

Global Communication

Change/Loss

Safety

Media 1

Young Offenders

Your Say

Deforestation

Life Changes

Money

Media 2

 

Community

United Nations

In Year 8 Pupils work on the following Topics:

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Fresh Start

Relationships

Family Life

The Elderly

Government

Differences

Future Hope

Marriage

Drug Abuse

Beliefs 1

Parliament

Commonwealth

Part Time work

Contraception

Recognising Drugs

Beliefs 2

Election

EU

Working

STI

Consumer Power

Beliefs 3

Government 2

Europe

Keeping Safe

STI

Dealing with Death

Racism

Work of MPs

WHO

Eating Habits

HIV

Dealing with Death

 

Government 3

Tomorrows Adults

First Aid

HIV

 

 

 

 

 

 

In year 9 Pupils work on the following Topics:

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Moving forward

Mental Health 1

Problems at work

Running Away

Local Councillor

Conflict

Which Job?

Mental Health 2

Tech at work

Homeless

Council Finance

Global Community 1

Career Planning

Mental Heath 3

Voluntary Work

Court System

County Finance

Global Community 2

Targets

Domestic Abuse

Young Carers

Youth Court

Political Parties

Refuges

No Rush

Child Abuse

Region Government

Crown Court

Why Vote?

Poverty in UK

HIV/Aids

Siblings

Media

 

Community

UK Citizen

 

 

Citizenship

Citizenship involves playing an active part in society. Citizens are members of a state or a nation. The notion of citizenship is that society belongs to all of us. What we put into it creates what we get out of it.

Citizenship education gives people the knowledge and skills to understand, challenge and engage with the main pillars of our democracy: politics, the economy and the law.

Year 7

  • Being a citizen
  • Family& home
  • Neighbourhood & environment
  • Shopping & money

Year 8

  • Society & media
  • Crime & law
  • Politics & power
  • Identity & discrimination

Year 9/10/11 – GCSE course

  • Living together in the UK
  • Democracy at work in the UK
  • How the law works
  • Power and influence
  • Taking Citizenship action

Physical Education

At St Mary’s the P.E curriculum has been designed to suit the need of the learners who access the provision. It closely follows mainstream content but has various adaptations. The design encourages learners to fulfil their potential by working on several different key concepts.

  • Teamwork

  • Self-esteem

  • Confidence

  • Healthy Living

  • How the body works

The vibrant P.E department work hard to ensure that the lessons are enjoyable and rules are followed. Each learner gets their own be-spoke P.E kit which links them to a designated house. Throughout the academic year learners will be encouraged to improve their skills in the following sports:

  • Gymnastics (Key Stage 3)

  • Football

  • Rugby

  • Badminton

  • Trampolining

  • Cricket

  • Athletics

  • Swimming