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Curriculum Information for Key Stage 3 students
Welcome to Personal Development
To provide students with the knowledge and understanding to be able to move from school into adult society.
PSHE and Citizenship have been combined into a programme that runs across KS3 and KS4, Personal Development. Students will have 16 lessons across the year, and rotate around the different topic areas.
What topics will I study in KS3 (years 7, 8 & 9):
|Year 7||Year 8||Year 9|
|Rights and Responsibilities
Identity and Diversity
|Government and Politics
Sex and Relationships Education
Community and diversity
Can I study this at KS4?
This is studied throughout the school.
Are there any enrichment opportunities in school?
Assemblies, guest speakers.
What could I do at home to help myself or where could I visit to help my learning?
Try to put into practice some of the themes taught. For example, explore the possibility of becoming a volunteer.
Helpful websites include:
Anti-Bullying Week http://www.antibullyingweek.co.uk/
Safer Internet https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/
Murder Games (Breck Bednar) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03cgtx5
CEOP / Thinkuknow www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Internet Matters www.internetmatters.org
PSHE Association www.pshe-association.org.uk
Surrey County Council www.surreycc.gov.uk
Young Stonewall (LGBT) www.youngstonewall.org.uk
Forward (FGM) http://forwarduk.org.uk/key-issues/fgm/
Healthy Working Lives (Alcohol & Drugs)
NHS (Effects of Drugs) http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/drugs/Pages/Drugshome.aspx
Social Media & Radicalisation