Topic 4 Year 8 PSHE & Citizenship
|PSHE & Citizenship|
|Topic||Health - Emotional Wellbeing|
|No of lessons||6|
|When is it happening||Spring Term 2|
|What will students learn||
How can we look after
ourselves and others in an emergency? Personal safety and first aid.
What is vaping and is this as bad as smoking?
What is mindfulness? How can this aid positive mental health?
Emotional literacy – why is self-awareness in our actions towards others so important?Cancer Awareness
|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: looking after ourselves and others in an emergency including basic first aid, vaping, mindfulness, cancer checks and emotional literacy.|
|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 may have prior knowledge of promoting positive emotional health|
|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).Students will acquire the skills to make healthy judgements and decide for themselves regarding risky situations which may require emergency life saving skills. Students will learn skills to resist vaping and also skills involved with improving mindfulness and positive mental health. They will also be aware of what is required to self examine for cancer and how to seek help if required|
|This is skills that students may have met before but will need to develop||
Developing empathy, compassion and communication
Developing self-confidence and self-worth
Developing assertive communication, risk management
and support-seeking skills
|Key vocabulary that students should know and understand||depression stress symptoms self-esteem
body image photoshop eating disorder
bulimia obesity anorexia self-harm
dermatillomania CPR defibrillator puberty FGM mindfulness
|The Big Question||Do I know ow to look after myself and others in an emergency? Personal safety and 1st Aid|
Key questions that students should be able to answer at the end of the 'Topic'
|What is Vaping and is it as bad as smoking?|
|What is mindfulness? How can this aid positive mental health?|
|Emotional literacy - why is self-awareness in our actions so important?|
|What is cancer and am I aware of my personal checks?|