Enrichment

 Enrichment Curriculum

Year 7

 

PSHE   

Aim

 

Aim: To explore and develop personal skills in different areas of personal, social and academic life.

Topics covered

 

Term 1

Transition to secondary school. Mental health and wellbeing is explored through diet and healthy food choices.

Term 2

Enterprise skills; an introduction to careers. Challenging career stereotypes and raising aspiration.

Term 3

Topics of: Diversity, prejudice and bullying are explored (including cyber bullying).

Term 4

Risks: Alcohol, tobacco and other substances.

Puberty and unwanted contact (FGM)

Term 5

Discussing positive self-esteem, healthy relationships and friendships.

Term 6

Money: saving spending and budgeting.

Year 8

 

Enrichment - Personal Development

Aim

 

To encourage students to take responsibility for their own health and wellbeing. To be aware of the characteristics of mental and emotional health and strategies for managing it, and to be actively aware of the needs of others; to understand how the media portrays young people and how this impacts on sense of self. To develop resilience and ability to resist peer pressure.

Topics covered

 

Term 1

Exploring addictions through alcohol and drugs. Highlighting peer pressure and gangs.

Term 2

Tackling inequality: Age and disability discrimination

Term 3

Tackling racism and religious discrimination, promoting human rights, understanding the importance of digital literacy.

Term 4

Mental health: body image.

Term 5

Introduction to sexuality and consent.

Term 6

Making financial decisions.

Year 9

 

Enrichment- Personal Development

Aim

 

To broaden student’s awareness of issues faced in modern society. Students will recognise that all people have the same rights to opportunities in learning and work as others, and should challenge stereotypes that may limit their aspirations

Topics covered

 

Term 1

Unhealthy coping strategies; diet, alcohol, and drugs.

Term 2

Understanding careers and future aspirations. Identifying learning strengths and setting goals, as part of the GCSE options process.

Term 3

Managing conflict at home. Tackling homophobia and transphobia.

Term 4

Peer pressure. Abuse and addictions.

Term 5

Risks and consent. The risks of STIs, sexting and pornography.

Term 6

Making decisions: Enterprise project.


Year 10

 

Enrichment - Personal Development

Aim

 

To understand risks. To explore of the effects of social media on the students’ health, body image and self-identity and where to access help if it is needed.

Topics Covered

 

Term 1

Stigma around mental health.

Term 2

Understanding the causes and effects of debt.

Term 3

Relationship myths.

Term 4

Social and emotional risks of drugs and alcohol. Understanding the impact of County lines.

Term 5

Understanding different families.

Term 6

Preparing for work experience.

Year 11

 

Enrichment - Personal Development 

Aim

 

Students are provided with impartial careers education, information, advice and guidance prior to starting post-16 courses, to ensure that they are aware of their choices following completion of their post-16 study programme. To understand where to access help if it is needed.

Topics covered

 

Term 1

Self- esteem and coping with stress.

Term 2

Planning next steps: Education/ work/ apprenticeship options.

Term 3

Assertive communication. Positive relationships and understanding when things go wrong, identifying domestic abuse.

Term 4

Understanding our choices. Revision skills.

Term 5

British values and human rights. Challenging extremism.