Topic 1 Year 8 PSHE & Citizenship
|PSHE & Citizenship|
Health - Self Confidence and Life Decisions (Health and Wellbeing)
|No of lessons||6|
|When is it happening||Autumn1 Year8|
|What will students learn||
Personal development and target setting – how can I improve my skills and
How can self-confidence boost our achievement?
How can I manage my behaviour to achieve targets and goals?
Why do teenage parents have it so tough?
How we can avoid teenage pregnancy.Stereotyping, discrimination and prejudice. Disability focus
|Key Knowledge that students should know at the end of 'Topic'||This is the knowledge that students will meet for the first time in this topic||
In this unit students will learn about: personal development, confidence boosting, achieving targets, stereotyping and discrimination and also the hardships of teenage pregnancyEXTRA - how to identify and minimise risk taking behaviour
|This is knowledge that students may have met before but will need to deepen their understanding||Most students will have previously studied aspects of Health and Well Being and have some prior knowledge of life skills and aspirational behaviour. This is in addition to potential pressures of conforming with self esteem, discrimination and stereotyping|
|Key Skills that students should be able to demonstrate at the end of 'Topic'||This is the skills that students will meet for the first time in this topic||In order to prepare students for life they must be given the opportunity to develop skills and attributes such as resilience, self-esteem, risk-management, teamworking and critical thinking in the context of three core themes: health and wellbeing, relationships and living in the wider world (including economic wellbeing and aspects of careers education).|
|This is skills that students may have met before but will need to develop||
Developing empathy, compassion and communication
Developing self-confidence and self-worthDeveloping assertive communication, risk management and support-seeking skills
|Key vocabulary that students should know and understand||
medicinal and recreational drugs overconsumption energy drinks
habit and dependence risk management
positive social norms peer pressure
addiction risky behaviour
|The Big Question||Personal developments and target setting - How can I improve my skills and behaviour?|
Key questions that students should be able to answer at the end of the 'Topic'
|How can self confidence boost our achievement?|
|How can I manage my behaviour to achieve targets and goals?|
|Why do teenage parents have it so tough? How can we avoid teenage pregnancy|
|What is stereotyping, discrimination and prejudice - including disabilities|
|EXTRA - how do I minimise risky behaviours|