PSE

Please see below for detailed Annual Overviews.

KS3 – Year 7

Pupils will be able to understand factors of a healthy lifestyle

Focusing on the impact in relation to:

Smoking

Body Type

Emotional Wellbeing

Diet

Alcohol

First Aid

 

Social and Personal Skills (assessed through rotation 1):

Pupils will be given the opportunity to show:

Self-motivation: desire to achieve, setting realistic targets and taking practical steps to improve

Self-management: taking the initiative and creating action plans to reach my targets

Resilience: have self-belief and confidence, try new challenges and discuss strengths and managing emotions

Empathy: recognise and understand the feelings of others

Thinking Skills (assessed through rotation 2):

Pupils will be given the opportunity to show:

Evaluation: actively observe and listen, take time to reflect and recognise strengths and weaknesses

Innovation: explore options, suggest solutions, try things out

 

At Penryn College in Year 7, Lifestyle students complete units of work delivered in three curriculum areas: PE, PSE and Health.

 

We expect students to learn different aspects of keeping healthy, safe and active and also to be able to research, voice their opinions and advise others on health matters.

 

In PSE Unit 1 students will explore how we present ourselves, how we learn and especially how we set up and carry out research. Unit 2 offers opportunities to find out about keeping safe and about healthy relationships. In PSE Units 3 and 4 students are expected to be able to reflect on personal change and development, covering careers and finance and puberty.

 

By the end of Year 7 in Lifestyle PSE we expect students to be able to develop their skills in research from different sources and in reflection upon their own learning and their own development.

Social and Personal Skills (assessed through Year 7 Units 1 and 2):

Pupils will be given the opportunity to show:

  • self motivation : desire to achieve, setting realistic targets and taking practical steps to improve.
  • self management: taking the initiative and creating action plans to reach my targets.
  • resilience: have self-belief and confidence, try new challenges and talk about strengths and manage emotions.
  • empathy: show recognition and understandings of the feelings of others.

Thinking Skills (assessed through Year 7 Units 3 and 4):

Pupils will be given the opportunity to show:

  • evaluation: actively observe and listen, take time to reflect and recognize strengths and weaknesses.

innovation: explore options, suggest solutions, try things out.

KS3 – Year 8

Pupils will be able to:

Understand factors of a healthy lifestyle focusing on:

  • The consequences of a sedentary lifestyle
  • Sleep and diet
  • Health disorders
  • Performance enhancing drugs
  • Spectator behaviour

 

Social and Personal Skills (assessed through rotation 1):

Pupils will be given the opportunity to show:

  • Collaboration: actively listen to others, agree a common goal, offer constructive feedback, celebrate our joint successes
  • Communication: make eye contact with the speaker, summarise to show understanding, draw on examples and evidence to support my arguments and present information clearly, concisely and accurately.
  • Motivating and influencing others with empathy: see situations from other peoples’ perspectives, include everyone and encourage others to join in.

Thinking Skills (assessed through rotation 2):

Pupils will be given the opportunity to show:

  • Evaluation: use data evidence to inform my targets, review progress against targets and suggest improvements.
  • Innovation: question assumptions, generate and adapt ideas to suit the circumstance and seek to trial positive risk.

 

At Penryn College in year 8 Lifestyle students complete units of work delivered in three curriculum areas: PE, PSE and Health.

We expect students to learn different aspects of keeping healthy, safe and active and also to be able to research and advise others on health matters.

 

Rotation 1 or 2

In PSE Unit 1 students will explore or own values, goals, what motivates each one of us and what keeps us positive. Unit 2 offers opportunities to find out about friendships, about healthy relationships and what to do about bullying.

 

Rotation 3 or 4

In PSE Units 3 students are expected to be able to take part in discussion about intimate relationships and learn about sex and contraception and personal development. In Unit 4 Students will have the opportunity to find out more about careers, enterprise and finances and our social, legal and political environments.

 

By the end of Year 8 in Lifestyle PSE we expect students to be able to develop their skills in research from different sources, in presenting information for others and in reflection upon their own learning and their own development.

 

Social and Personal Skills (assessed through Units 1 and 2):

Pupils will be given the opportunity to show:

  • self management: taking the initiative and creating action plans to reach my targets.
  • resilience: have self-belief and confidence, try new challenges and talk about strengths and manage emotions.
  • motivation: students can motivate themselves and others to act and change attitudes and behaviours.
  • empathy: consider the feelings of others

Thinking Skills (assessed through Units 3 and 4):

Pupils will be given the opportunity to show:

  • evaluation: actively observe and listen, take time to reflect and recognize strengths and weaknesses
  • innovation: explore options, suggest solutions, try things out.

 

 

KS3 – Year 9

Pupils will be expected to:

Understand factors of a healthy lifestyle focusing on:

  • Mental health
  • Body image
  • Eating disorders
  • Alcohol and drugs

 

Social and Personal Skills (assessed through rotation 1 ):

Pupils will be given the opportunity to show:

  • Responsibility: Reflect on my attitude, behaviour and actions and their impacts on myself/others and know how to change them to get a positive result and offer. Give detailed and constructive feedback to others
  • Integrity: Respect the rules or challenge them constructively and appropriately, stand up for what I believe is right and treat others fairly
  • Empathy: Accept and value differences, recognise others’ support needs and judge actions rather than people

Thinking Skills (assessed through rotation 2):

Pupils will be given the opportunity to show:

  • Evaluation: Set success criteria, analyse how effective a strategy is and suggest detailed improvements
  • Innovation: Seek solutions and adapt different ways to tackle problems

 

At Penryn College in year 9 Lifestyle students complete units of work delivered in three curriculum areas: PE, PSE and Health.

We expect students to learn different aspects of keeping healthy, safe and active and also to be able to research and advise others on health matters.

 

In PSE Unit 1 students will explore teenage issues and be able to approach them from the point of view of a parent. Unit 2 offers opportunities to find out about careers and personal pathways.

In PSE Units 3 and 4 students are expected to be able to research, learn and discuss issues about our rights and responsibilities as citizens and about human rights from different parts of the world.

By the end of Year 9 in Lifestyle PSE we expect students to be able to develop their skills in research and debate from different sources and in reflection upon their own learning and their own development as active citizens.

 

Social and Personal Skills (assessed through Units 1 and 2):

Pupils will be given the opportunity to show:

  • Responsibility: through constructive feedback and learning how to affect others positively.
  • Integrity: studying role models who have stood up for what they believe to be right.
  • Empathy: by embracing and celebrating difference.

 

Thinking Skills (assessed through Units 3 and 4):

Pupils will be given the opportunity to show:

  • evaluation: actively observe and listen, take time to reflect and recognize strengths and weaknesses
  • innovation: explore options, suggest solutions, try things out.