PSHCE at Helsby High School
- A whole school approach is taken to PSHCE. This reflects the needs of the students, the ethos of the school and the broad aims of the National Curriculum.
- All students have one hour of PSHCE a fortnight. Year 7 and 8 are taught be their form tutors. Years 9-11 are taught on a rotation system where they will move between staff that have been trained to teach a specialist area of PSHCE.
Aims of PSHCE at Helsby High School
- To help pupils to lead confident, healthy and responsible lives as individuals and members of society.
- To help pupils gain practical knowledge and skills to help them live healthily and deal with the spiritual, moral, social and cultural issues they face as they approach adulthood.
- To give pupils opportunities to reflect on their experiences and how they are developing.
- To help pupils them to understand and manage a wider range of relationships as they mature; to show respect for the diversity of, and differences between, people.
- To help develop pupils’ well-being and self-esteem, encouraging belief in their ability to succeed.
- To enable all pupils to achieve their maximum potential.
PSHCE and the National Curriculum
There are three core themes that are covered in PSHCE:
Core theme 1: Health and wellbeing
This programme covers sex and relationships education, drugs education, E-safety and First Aid.
Core theme 2: Relationships
This programme covers healthy and unhealthy relationships, bullying, emotions, equality, respect, marriage and divorce,
Core theme 3: Living in the wider world.
This programme brings together careers education, work-related learning, enterprise and financial awareness lessons.
- Body Changes
- Smoking, Drugs and Alcohol
- General Teenage Health
Mr C Wheeler
Mr J Callaghan
All year 7 and 8 tutors