PSHCCE

citizenship

What does it stand for?
PSHCCE stands for Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship and Careers Education.

What do we study?
PSHCCE provides young people with essential life skills and knowledge to enable them to make informed decisions and choices and become healthy, confident, responsible citizens both now and in the future.

PSHCCE provides young people with essential life skills and knowledge to enable them to make informed decisions and choices and become healthy, confident, responsible citizens both now and in the future.

 

PSHCCE is taught within Integrated Studies. We cover the following topics based on the QCA guidelines:

  • Citizenship: Human Rights, Democracy, Our School community
  • Healthy Lifestyles: Physical and emotional changes, Keeping clean and healthy, personal safety, drugs and the law
  • Identity and Diversity: A positive sense of self, personal qualities, attitudes and achievements, Being British, prejudice
  • Relationships: Friendship, Family pressures, Bullying
  • Economic understanding:The use of money and managing money

Students will study the following topics based on QCA guidelines:

  • Citizenship: Local and National Government, The work of an MP, Elections, Europe and the UN, The Commonwealth
  • Identity and Diversity: Being a world citizen, human rights, the work of?UNICEF
  • Relationships: Boyfriends, Girlfriends, Marriage, Racism
  • Healthy Lifestyles: Safe Sex, Free time, safety on the streets, Healthy eating
  • Economic Understanding: The nature of work, Consumers

Students will study the following topics based on QCA guidelines:

  • Citizenship: Democracy, political parties, the legal system, Resolving world conflicts, The Media
  • Identity and Diversity: Types of Communities, valuing others, young carers.
  • Relationships: Marriage breakdown, Family problems, Domestic violence
  • Healthy Lifestyles: Mental Health, Sexuality, HIV and AIDS, Alcohol and Smoking
  • Economic understanding: Which job? Career choices, Getting involved.