Personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education is a planned programme of learning opportunities and experiences that help children and young people grow and develop as individuals and as members of families and of social and economic communities.
PSHE education supports children and young people to make informed decisions about their lives. It is a planned curriculum area that contributes to pupils’ life chances, developing knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes.
PSHE education can make a substantial contribution to schools meeting the Every Child Matters outcomes and the three Statutory Aims of the National Curriculum, Successful learners, Confident individuals and Responsible Citizens.
PSHE gives young people the information they need to make the right choices about their future. It covers a range of issues young people growing up today face such as:
· leading healthier lifestyles
· body image and health issues
· managing personal finance
· careers education
· avoiding harm from alcohol and drugs
· Sex and relationships.
(All PSHEE schemes have been subject to audit over the past academic year teaching will however be reactive to the specific requirements of the students over time)
Follow this link to the national curriculum online - http://curriculum.qcda.gov.uk/index.aspx
Students will be assessed in a variety of ways in PSHEE structured writing tasks, artistic design of posters / Flyers etc, debating skills and presentation based activities.
Assessment will be done through peer / self assessment in accordance to the schools assessment for learning policy. This encourages your son to consider the work of others in an attempt to improve his own skills.
Parents / Carers can help their son achieve in the following ways:
Many Thanks in advance for your support!