Citizenship

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 Year 10 Year 11
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

Careers

 

Enterprise

 

Health and wellbeing

 

Community and wider world

Study skills

 

Careers

 

Health and wellbeing

 

Exam revision

 

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