PSHE is the planned opportunity to ensure personal and social development.
To promote students personal and social development through providing specific opportunities and experiences, which have particular qualities. These include: the opportunity to participate in a range of groups, to relate to others in a supportive atmosphere, to try out new roles, to take responsibility and to develop relationships.
PSHE at Kineton High School teaches the knowledge, skills and understanding to:
Develop self-awareness, confidence and positive self-esteem
Develop effective and satisfying relationships
Develop independence and responsibility
Live a healthier, safer lifestyle
Learn to keep yourself and others safe
Learn to respect the differences between people
Make a positive contribution to society
Make the most of your abilities
A broad and balanced curriculum to teach these skills will include aspects of
Sex and Relationship Education
Education for sustainable development
Careers Education and Guidance
Economic and Industrial Understanding
A planned age appropriate curriculum will be taught to all students and can be personalised to individuals and groups through the involvement of a network of external partners. These partners work with Kineton High School to ensure additional and extra services can be provided in response to individual needs. This may include the involvement of Careers Advisor, School Health Nurses, Police Liaison Workers, Social Services, Teenage Pregnancy Advisory Services, Warwickshire Drugs Team and Young Carers.
PSHE – Overview
The table shows the spread of topics covered across the age groups.
AspirationsManaging My Money
What is citizenship?Legal age to vote.
How the voting system works
Alcohol and the effectsSmoking and the effects
Introduction to different types of drugs
Drugs and Substances
Personal finance – BankingFinancial Capability
Same Sex RelationshipsContraception/STIs
Public services, taxation, local government
Laws, effects and consequences
Options“Which Way Now?”
What Subjects Can I Do?
Next Steps Action Plan
Friendships and relationships, you and your body (contraception), true and false STIs.
Mediation, teenage crime and youth justice
Drugs and their Classes
Post 16 ChoicesChallenging Stereotypes
Health and Safety in the workplace
Choices and Consequences (Sexting)STI’S
Consumer society, advertising and the law, demographic profiling
Legal Highs and AlcoholEffects of Drugs/Recovery Position
Preparing for work, CV job search, interview preparation
Government, role of the cabinet, election system
Situations and scenarios that drugs may occurFirst Aid
Drugs in the Media/Society