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PSHE & Citizenship

Citizenship is taught exclusively as part of our PSHE programme during Wednesday Period 2 and cross curricular in other departments. This is a non-assessed subject.

Key Stage 3

 

 

 

 

What do students study and in what order?

Year 7 – Diversity in the UK (Drop Down Day), The Environment, LEPRA Charity Fundraising.

Year 8 – Human Rights, Conflict, The Role of the Army, British Values, Homelessness,  Government & Politics, Financial Literacy (Drop Down Day)

Year 9 – The UK Criminal Justice System, The Significance of the Media.

How can parents best support their child?

  • Discuss news and current affairs with them;
  • Encourage them to explore the options of volunteering, charity work, politics, and social justice groups;
  • Seek out books and documentaries in their topics of interest;
  • Encourage them to take part in Rossett co-curricular clubs that link to Citizenship: The Student Council, Politics Club, and Amnesty International Club.      

Key Stage 4

 

 

 

What topics do students study and in what order?

Year 10 – Financial Literacy, Can You Make a Difference? Active Citizenship Campaigning, The British Legal System.

Year 11 – Prevent: Combatting Extremism & Radicalisation.

How can parents best support their child?

  • Discuss news and current affairs with them;
  • Encourage them to explore the options of volunteering, charity work, politics, and social justice groups;
  • Seek out books and documentaries in their topics of interest;
  • Encourage them to take part in Rossett co-curricular clubs that link to Citizenship: The Student Council, Politics Club, and Amnesty International Club.      

 

PSHE – Wednesday Period 2

 

Key Stage 3

 

 

 

 

What do students study and in what order?

Year 7 – Bullying, Different Sexualities, Puberty, Positive & Online Relationships, The influence of the Media on Image, Healthy Living, Careers. Legal Drugs, Families & Relationships, Risk Prevention (Drop Down Day)

Year 8 – Careers. Illegal Drugs, Personal Safety, Healthy Relationships.

Year 9 – First Aid, Mental Heath, Organ Donations, Consequences of Crime, First Impressions (Lifestyle Choices), Careers, Sex Education (Drop Down Day)

Key Stage 4

 

 

 

What topics do students study and in what order?

Year 10 – Sex Education, Drugs, Lasting Impressions (Lifestyle Choices), Road Safety, The Working World, Personal Safety (Drop Down Day)

Year 11 – Careers & Post 16 Options, Teen Pregnancy & Parenting

Please see below for the PSHE & Citizenship programme of study for Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4:

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