Key Stage 4 Course Content

In Years 9, 10 and 11, pupils are taught PSHE on three whole-day themed events through the year. We have a lot of support from outside agencies including:

  • Pint-Sized Theatre Company (productions on teenage pregnancy and healthy eating)
  • Nottinghamshire Police Force (drug awareness and Internet safety)
  • Teenage Cancer Trust
  • Nottingham Road Safety Team
  • Alcohol Awareness Charity
  • Broxtowe Homelessness Charity
  • New Leaf Smoking Advice
  • County Health Partnership
  • Domestic Abuse Service

Topics covered in each year include:

Year 9

  • Drugs
  • Sex and relationships
  • Healthy eating
  • Smoking
  • Cancer awareness
  • Body image
  • Internet safety
  • Financial capability
  • Teenage pregnancy
  • Enterprise day

Year 10

  • Preparing a CV and letter of application
  • Interview skills, preparing for the Interview Day
  • First aid
  • Contraception and STIs
  • Homelessness
  • Preparing for Work Experience
  • Politics day

Year 11

  • Work Experience
  • Careers and 16+ choices
  • Writing a personal statement
  • Alcohol
  • Coping with stress
  • Exams and revision