CPHSEE

CPHSEE Coordinator: Emma Daly

CPHSEE Leaders:

  • Joanna Cantwell
  • Russell Maddison

CPHSE AT MORPETH

Citizenship and PSHEE (Personal Social Health & Economic Education) is taught throughout the school.

Lessons support pupils’ spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development and prepares them for the opportunities, responsibilities and challenges of life and work.

CORE THEMES

CPSHEE is based on three core themes:

 

1. Health and wellbeing

Students are taught:

  • How to manage transition.
  • How to maintain physical, mental and emotional health and wellbeing including sexual health*.
  • About parenthood and the consequences of teenage pregnancy.
  • How to assess and manage risks to health and to stay, and keep others, safe.
  • How to identify and access help, advice and support.

 

2. Living in the wider world

Students are taught:

  • About rights and responsibilities as members of diverse communities, as active citizens and participants in the local and national economy
  • How to make informed choices and be enterprising and ambitious
  • How to develop employability, team working and leadership skills and developflexibility and resilience.
  • About the economic and business environment.
  • How personal financial choices can affect oneself and others and about rights and responsibilities as consumers.
  • About the electoral system and political parties
  • About justice, the legal system and international

 

3. Relationships

Students are taught:

  • How to develop and maintain a variety of healthy relationships within a range of social/cultural contexts and to develop parenting skills.
  • How to recognise and manage emotions within a range of relationships
  • How to deal with risky or negative relationships including all forms of bullying (including the distinct challenges posed by online bullying) and abuse, sexual and other violence and online encounters.
  • About the concept of consent in a variety of contexts (including in sexual relationships).
  • About managing loss including bereavement, separation and divorce.
  • To respect equality and be a productive member of a diverse community.
  • How to identify and access appropriate advice and support.

WHAT PUPILS ARE TAUGHT

What pupils will be taught each term:

 

Year 7

Term 1: Health and Wellbeing

Term 2: Relationships

Term 3: Living in the wider world

 

Year 8

Term 1: Relationships

Term 2: Living in the wider world

Term 3: Health and well being

 

Year 9

Term 1: Relationships

Term 2: Living in the wider world

Term 3: Health and well being

 

Year 10

Term 1: Living in the wider world / Relationships

Term 2: Health and well being / Relationships

Term 3: Living in the wider world

 

Year 11

Term 1: Living in the wider world

Term 2: Living in the wider world / Health and well being

 

Years 12 and 13

Students at KS5 have a programme of tutorials that address the core themes of living in the wider world, health and wellbeing and relationships.

In addition there is a full enrichment programme that includes a wide variety of active citizenship activities, including running projects with a range of charities, mentoring younger pupils and campaigning groups.