St. Brigid’s School Pupil PSE Curriculum KS3:

As a Pupil of St. Brigid’s School you will be following the PSE curriculum through School Subjects, plus ‘extra-curricular’ lessons. There will also be occasions were you will be taken ‘off’ timetable in order for Outside Agencies to deliver certain aspects of the curriculum. The following are the aspects you will have delivered:

Skill

Learners should be given opportunities to: Coverage by Subject area:
Developing Thinking ·           use some prior knowledge to explain links between cause and effect Hist / PE / Eng / Fr / ICT / Cym / DT / Sc / Geog / PC. John (SLO) / PSE
·           identify and assess bias and reliability e.g. evaluate messages from the media Hist / PE / Eng / Fr / Dra / ICT / Sc / Geog /
·           consider others’ views to inform opinions and make informed decisions and choices effectively Hist / PE / Eng / Fr / RE / ICT / DT / Geog / Art / PC. John (SLO)
·           use a range of techniques for personal reflection Cym / Hist / PE / Eng / Fr / RE / ICT / Mu / Art./ PC. John (SLO) / Careers / Learning Coach
Developing Communication ·           listen attentively in different situations and respond appropriately Cym / Hist / PE / Eng / Fr / RE / ICT / DT / Sc / Mu Geog / Art./ PC. John
(SLO)
·           communicate confidently personal feelings and views through a range of appropriate methods Cym / Hist / PE / Eng / Fr / RE / ICT / DT / Art. / PSE (LC)
·           express opinions clearly and justify a personal standpoint Cym / Hist / PE / Eng / Fr / RE / ICT / Geog / Art./ PC. John (SLO)
·           take part in debates and vote on issues Cym / Hist / Fr / RE / ICT / Sc /
Developing
ICT
·find and develop information and ideas Cym / Hist / PE / Eng / Fr / RE / ICT / Ma / DT / Sc Mu / Geog / Art.
·create and present information and ideas Cym / Hist / PE / Fr / RE / ICT / Ma / DT / Sc / Geog / Art.
·use ICT safely and responsibly, following safe practices Cym / Hist / PE / Fr / RE / ICT / Ma / DT / Sc / Mu / Art./ PC. John (SLO)
Developing Number ·           access and select data from relevant information presented in a variety of ways and from different sources to support understanding of PSE related issues Cym / Hist / PE / Eng / Fr / RE / ICT / Ma / Geog / Art./ PC. John (SLO)

 

 

Skill

Learners should be given opportunities to: Coverage by Subject area:
Working with Others ·           work both independently and cooperatively Geog / Mu / Sci / DT / Cym / Ma / ICT / Dra / RE / Fr / Eng / PE / Hist / Art/ PC. John (SLO) / Careers / Learning Coach
·           make and maintain friendships and begin to negotiate behaviour in personal relationships DT / Cym / Dra / Fr / PE / PC. John (SLO)
·           be assertive and resist unwanted peer pressure Geog / Fr / Eng / PE / Cym / Art. / PC. John (SLO)
·           empathise with others’ experiences, feelings and actions DT / Dra / RE / Fr / Eng / PE / Hist / Cym / PC. John (SLO)
·           develop and use a range of strategies to manage anger and resolve conflict Dra / Fr / Eng / PE / PC. John (SLO)
·           adapt to new situations Mu / Ma / ICT / Dra / Fr / Eng / PE / Cym /
Improving Own Learning ·           recognise and develop preferred learning styles to improve learning Geog / Cym / Ma / ICT / RE / Fr / Eng / Hist / Art./ Careers / Learning
Coach
·           review and reflect on learning and analyse strengths and weaknesses Sci / Cym / Ma / ICT / Dra / RE / Fr / Eng / PE / Hist / Art. / Careers / Learning Coach
·           apply learning to similar situations within and outside school Geog / Sci / ICT / Dra / Fr / Eng / PE / Careers / Learning Coach
·           manage time and meet deadlines Geog / Sci / DT / Cym / Ma / ICT / Dra / RE / Fr / Eng / PE / Art /. Careers
/ Learning Coach /
·           action plan and set targets Mu / DT / Ma / ICT / Dra / RE / Fr / Eng / PE / Art. / Careers / Learning
Coach
·           develop a range of revision techniques to reinforce learning Geog / Sci / Cym / Ma / RE / Fr / Hist
·           develop practical skills necessary for everyday life e.g. basic emergency aid procedures Geog / Mu / Sci / DT / Ma / Fr / PE / PSE / OA.

 

Theme

Range:

Coverage by Subject area:
Active
Citizenship
Learners should be given opportunities to:
·          develop respect for themselves and others Cym / PE / Eng / Fr / RE / Dra / Ma / DT / Mu / Geog / Art/ PC. John (SLO) / PSE / Chaplaincy Team
·          value and celebrate diversity and equality of opportunity locally, nationally and globally Cym / PE / Eng / Fr / RE / DT / Geog / PSE
·          be moved by injustice, exploitation and denial of human rights Cym / Hist / Eng / Fr / RE / ICT / Geog.
·          participate in school and the wider community Cym / PE / Fr / Sci / Mu / SC / Chaplaincy Team
and to understand:
·           their rights e.g. the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and entitlements e.g. Extending Entitlements Cym.
·           their responsibilities as young citizens in Wales Fr / RE / Sci./ Careers / Learning Coach
·           the principles of democracy in Wales, the UK and the EU Cym / Ma.
·           how representatives (e.g. School Council, Youth Forums, Funky Dragon, Councillors, AMs, MPs, MEPs) are elected and understand their roles Cym / PE.
·           how young people can have their views listened to and influence decision making PE.
·           how to recognise and challenge effectively expressions of prejudice, racism and stereotyping Hist / PE / Eng / RE / Dra. / PC. John (SLO)
·           the key aspects of the criminal justice system and how they relate to young people PC. John (SLO)
·           issues of access within the community and be able to distinguish between different levels of learning needs and disability PE / Eng.
·           topical local and global issues Hist / PE / RE / DT / Sci / Geog / Art. / PSE

 

Theme

Range:

Coverage by Subject area:
Health and Emotional
Well-being
Learners should be given opportunities to:
·           display a responsible attitude towards keeping the mind and body safe and healthy Sci / DT / Dra / Fr / PE / Cym / Art / PC. John (SLO) / PSE / Chaplaincy Team
·          develop positive attitudes towards themselves and others Mu / Sci / DT / Cym / Ma / Dra / Fr / Eng / Art/ PC. John (SLO) / Chaplaincy
Team
and to understand:
·           the relationship between diet, exercise and good health and well-being Geog / Sci / DT / PE / Cym.
·           the effects of and risks from the use of a range of legal and illegal substances and the laws governing their use RE / Cym. / PC. John (SLO)
·           how to use alcohol responsibly and the risks of binge drinking RE / Eng/ PC. John (SLO)
·           the law relating to aspects of sexual behaviour RE.
·           about contraception, sexually transmitted infections and HIV within the context of relationships RE. / PSE
·           the features of safe and potentially abusive relationships Cym. / PC. John (SLO)
·           the role of marriage, the importance of stable family relationships and the responsibilities of parents RE.
·           the range of emotions they experience and how to develop strategies for coping with negative feelings Ma / Dra / Fr. / Chaplaincy Team
·           the benefits of accessing different sources of information, support and advice Ma. / PC. John (SLO) / Careers / Learning Coach

 

Theme

Range:

Coverage by Subject area:
Moral and Spiritual
Development
Learners should be given opportunities to:
·           develop an insight into their values PE / Fr / RE / DT / Art. / PC. John (SLO) / Chaplaincy Team
·           show sensitivity to the values of others Hist / PE / Fr / RE / DT / Geog / Art. / PC. John (SLO) / Chaplaincy Team
and to understand:
·           what they believe to be right and wrong actions and the moral dilemmas involved in life situations Cym / PE / Fr / RE / Dr / Geog. / PC. John (SLO) / Chaplaincy Team
·           their beliefs in the context of those in society Cym / Fr / RE. / PC. John (SLO) / Chaplaincy Team
Preparing
for Lifelong Learning
Learners should be given opportunities to:
·           value their achievements and be committed to lifelong learning Cym / PE / Eng / Fr / RE / ICT / Ma / Sci / Careers / Learning Coach
·           take personal responsibility for actions and decisions related to learning Cym / PE / Eng / Fr / RE / ICT / Ma / DT / Sci / Geog / Art / Careers / Learning Coach
and to understand:
·           their aptitudes and interests in order to make informed choices about learning and future studies. Cym / Fr / Dr / Ma.
·           the economic and ethical consequences of personal financial decision- making as a consumer e.g. Fairtrade Cym / Fr / RE / Ma / Sci / Geog. / PSE
·           how to become competent at managing personal finances and recognise that saving provides financial independence ICT. Ma / Geog. / PSE

 

Theme

Range:

Coverage by Subject area:
 

 

Sustainable Development and
Global Citizenship

Learners should be given opportunities to:
·           develop a sense of personal responsibility towards local and global issues e.g. protecting biodiversity Geog / Sci / DT / RE / Art. / PSE
·           appreciate that people’s actions and perspectives are influenced by their values Geog / DT / RE / Fr / Hist / Cym. / PSE
and to understand:
·           the key issues of sustainable development and global citizenship e.g. climate change and the need to reflect on personal decisions about lifestyle choices Geog / Sci / DT / RE / Fr / Art. / PSE
·           global issues which threaten the planet
e.g. inequalities of wealth and differences in health provision
Geog / DT / RE / Art. / PSE
·           how conflict can arise from different views about global issues and be aware of the role of pressure groups Geog / RE. / PSE

Key: English: Eng / Maths: Ma / Science: Sci / Chemistry: Chm /Biology: Biol / Physics: Phy / Art: Art / Business Studies: BS / Careers: Car /Cymraeg: Cym / Child Development : CD / Drama: Dra / Design Technology: DT/ French: Fr / Geography: Geo / History: Hist / Information Technology: ICT / Music: Mu / Media Studies: Med / Photography: Photo / Physical Education: PE / Psychology: Psy / Religious Education: RE / Spanish: Sp / Sociology: Soc./PSE (Teacher led) / PC. John (School Liaison Officer) / OA (Outside Agency) SC: School Council / Careers / Learning Coach