Year 8 Curriculum

Autumn Term

  • Drugs: Positive and negative effects of drugs, the dangers of smoking and illegal substances
  • Sex & Relationships Education: The family, coping with loss and change, Self esteem, peer pressure

Spring Term

  • Options: Preparing pupils for making their GCSE option choices
  • Financial Literacy: bank facilities, budgeting, saving, value for money
  • Refugees: travellers, understanding how and why people become refugees
  • Crime: the criminal justice system including a visit from a magistrate
  • Disability: how people cope with disabilities, equal opportunities

Summer Term

  • Heartstone Project: Charter for equal opportunities
  • Learning skills: How we memorise, different learning methods