PSHCE - Year 10

PSHCE Overview

Term 1: Careers and employability

In this unit, students will explore post 16 education and employment pathways. Students will be given the opportunity to research ideas and give consideration to the links between further education and future employment opportunities.

  1. Self-assessment.
Employment trends

Changes to the population and the work force which have created changes in the demand for different types of jobs.

Unions

The action of joining together or the fact of being joined together, especially in a political or working context.

Self employed

Working for oneself as a freelance or the owner of a business rather than for an employer

Volunteering

Working for an organization without being paid.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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Term 2: Finance

In this unit, students will explore how to manage finances both during further education and in later life. Students will learn about student loans, personal loans, over drafts, credit cards, mortgages and how to manage a household budget. They will understand the causes and effects of debt.

  1. Self-assessment.
Taxes

An amount of money paid to the government that is based on your income or the cost of goods or services you have bought.

Debt

Something, especially money, that is owed to someone else, or the state of owing something.

Budgeting

The process of calculating how much money you must earn or save during a particular period of time, and of planning how you will spend it.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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Term 3: Health

Students will consider the characteristics of emotional and mental health and the causes, symptoms and treatments of some mental and emotional health disorders. They will learn about strategies for managing mental health and will focus on issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicide. Sources of help and support will be explored.

  1. Self-assessment.
Confidence

The quality of being certain of your abilities or of having trust in people, plans, or the future.

Self esteem

Belief and confidence in your own ability and value.

Mental health

The condition of someone's mind and whether or not they are suffering from any mental illness.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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Term 4: Equality

In this unit, students will explore gender equality and equal opportunities for children. They will look at building positive relationships, identifying unequal situations and views.

  1. Self-assessment.
Community

The people living in one particular area or people who are considered as a unit because of their common interests, social group, or nationality.

Identity

Who a person is, or the qualities of a person or group that make them different from others.

Human rights

The basic rights that it is generally considered all people should have, such as justice and the freedom to say what you think.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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Term 5: Relationships and sex education

In this unit students will learn about sexual relationships including the Christian perspective. Students will develop their knowledge and confidence, and will be encouraged to make responsible and informed decisions in relation to Relationships and Sex Education. Students will develop their knowledge of healthy and abusive relationships, which will include recognising the signs of an abusive relationship and seeking advice and support. Students will continue to learn about contraception and the risks surrounding unprotected sex. .

  1. Self-assessment.
Consent

To agree to do something, or to allow someone to do something.

Contraception

The use of any of various methods intended to prevent a woman becoming pregnant.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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Term 6: Healthy Schools

In this unit, students will consider how to maintain a healthy lifestyle during the GCSE and A-Level years.Drug abuse and awareness will be taught and discussed.

  1. Self-assessment.
Negotiation

The process of discussing something with someone in order to reach an agreement with them, or the discussions themselves.

Assertiveness

The quality of being confident and not frightened to say what you want or believe.

Addiction

An inability to stop doing or using something, especially something harmful.

  • Spiritual
  • Moral
  • Social
  • Cultural
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