Citizenship

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Curriculum Information for Key Stage 3 students

 

Welcome to the Citizenship department

Aim:

To provide students with the knowledge and understanding to be able to move from school into adult society.

Overview:

PSHE and Citizenship have been combined into a programme that runs across KS3 and KS4.  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):

Topics
Year 7 Year 8 Year 9
Rights and Responsibilities

 

Personal wellbeing

 

Identity and Diversity

 

Health Education

Government and Politics

 

Community responsibility

 

Personal safety

 

Economic awareness

Careers

 

Sex and Relationships Education

 

Personal wellbeing

 

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

Extremism                                              www.educateagainsthate.com

Surrey County Council                         www.surreycc.gov.uk

Young Stonewall (LGBT)                     www.youngstonewall.org.uk

Forward (FGM)                                     http://forwarduk.org.uk/key-issues/fgm/  

Frank                                                       www.talktofrank.com

Healthy Working Lives (Alcohol & Drugs)

http://www.healthyworkinglives.com/advice/workplace-health-promotion/drugs-alcohol

NHS (Effects of Drugs)                       http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/drugs/Pages/Drugshome.aspx

Social Media & Radicalisation

www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-use-of-social-media-for-online-radicalisation