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Personal Development Programme KS3

Bideford College Curriculum Outline for Key Stage 3

Autumn Term 1

Topic OutlineOutcome - Pupils will learn:
Year 7
1. Friendships
2. Romance and Relationships
3. Positive Relationships
4. Bullying and Discrimination

1. What different relationships there are? About making and keeping positive friendships, avoiding harmful friendships.
2. Explore different types of relationships and the difference between romance and friendship
3. How to avoid dangerous relationships and maintain positive relationships.
4. Understanding the different types of bullying and discrimination there are.
Year 8
1. Domestic Abuse
2. Social Media and Body image - Female Focus
3. Body Image - Male Focus
4. Dangers of pornography
5. Online safety
6. Sexting

1. How to identify/recognise domestic abuse. Understanding what constitutes domestic abuse and how to deal with issues connected to domestic abuse
2. Understanding the dangers social media has on our body image and how the media change body images online. What are the risks of photo editing and photoshopping our online images?
3. Understanding the dangers social media has on our body image and how the media change body images online. What are the risks of photo editing and photoshopping our online images?
4. Exploring what pornography is and why it is so dangerous.
5. What is e-safety? How can we make being online safer? Understand the difference between safe and unsafe behaviours online. Rules for keeping safe online.
6. Understanding what constitutes a healthy and safe relationship, the issues of sexting and online influences on relationships.
Year 9
1. Vaping, Nicotine and Addiction
2. Self-development
3. Personal Safety and First Aid
4. Drug Abuse
5. Being a resilient student
6. Mental Health: Depression

1. Explore the dangers of smoking, nicotine and addiction. Examine vaping as an alternative and associated health problems
2. Identifying different personal skills and behaviours that can be developed and how to use SMART targets.
3. Identify what personal safety is, and how to minimise risks to ourselves. Recognise ways to manage medical emergencies.
4. Legal drugs. Illegal Drugs. Prescribed Drugs. Understanding the difference between class A and B drugs? Know the risks associated with drugs and the impact they have on lives.
5. Positive behaviour development - Developing and building resilience, the importance of resilience.
6. Explore symptoms of depression. Be aware of the causes of some mental health problems. Reflect on own perception of people with mental health problems. To understand what self-esteem is and how to build self-esteem

Autumn Term 2

Topic OutlineOutcome - Pupils will learn:
Year 7
1. Online Relationships: Risks
2. Cyberbullying
3. Online Grooming
4. Discrimination and Teen Media
5. Anger Management

1. What is e-safety? How can we make being online safer? Understand the difference between safe and unsafe behaviours online. Rules for keeping safe online.
2. What is cyberbullying? Who to report cyberbullying to? Different types of cyberbully?
3. Identify internet exploitation with a focus on online grooming. To recognise methods groomers, use, warning signs and consequences.
4. To examine Discrimination and Teen Media and the impact this has on young people themselves.
5. Anger Management, learning the consequences of anger and methods to manage anger in a range of situations.
Year 8
1. Wants and needs
2. Self-Confidence and Goals
3. Anxiety
4. Emotional Literacy and Self Awareness

1. To recognise the difference between wants and needs using Maslow's hierarchy to categorise in order of importance.
2. How developing self-confidence can have a positive impact on our life and help us to achieve more.
3. Mental Health with a focus on identifying and managing/overcoming anxiety
4. Emotional Literacy, Developing and Self Awareness and Sensitivity
Year 9
1. What makes you British?
2. Law and young offenders
3. Workplace skills
4. Communication Skills

1. What are British rights? Develop greater understanding of different cultures within Britain. What is it to be British? What are the five British values?
2. Recognises differences in the law for young offenders and how young offenders are treated when they commit crimes.
3. Exploring work skills, enterprise skills and enterprise in the workplace
4. The importance of developing and using good communication skills

Spring Term 1

Topic OutlineOutcome - Pupils will learn:
Year 7
1. Healthy Living & Eating
2. Personal Hygiene
3. Emotional health: Mindfulness

1. To understand the importance of exercise and diet to be fit and achieve a healthy lifestyle
2. Puberty, growing up and recognising the need to keep clean, personal hygiene facts and information
3. Exploring mental health issues including self-harm, self-image, mindfulness, depression and being mentally and emotionally aware of self and others
Year 8
1. Alcohol and Binge Drinking
2. Drugs and prescribed Drugs
3. Energy Drinks

1. Dangers of Alcohol/Alcohol misuse. Why do people drink? Risks of underage drinking. Peer Pressure associated with alcohol
2. Legal drugs. Illegal Drugs. Prescribed Drugs. Understanding the difference between class A and B drugs? Know the risks associated with drugs and the impact they have on lives.
3. Understand how energy drinks effect the body and behaviour.
Year 9
1. Stereotypes and Prejudice
2. Consent and sexual exploitation/Harassment
3. Managing behaviour to achieve

1. Stereotypes and prejudice. Understand the difficulties and prejudices experienced by others. The language we use and homophobia.
2. Consent and sexual exploitation/Harassment
3. Understand the successful behaviours we can develop to achieve and how they help us succeed.

Spring Term 2

Topic OutlineOutcome - Pupils will learn:
Year 7
1. First Aid
2. Puberty and Periods
3. How we can care for the environment?

1. Basic first aid awareness and information about what to do in emergency situations which may require first aid.
2. Understand the changes the body undergoes through puberty and describe the menstrual cycle.
3. Understand the main environmental issues we face and consider how these could be addressed.
Year 8
1. Preventing teen pregnancy
2. Abuse: Physical and Mental

1. Understand the challenges faced through teen pregnancy.
2. Exploring domestic conflict and reasons young people run away from home and the problems associated by this.
Year 9
1. Body Image and Self Esteem: Self Confidence
2. Self-Awareness

1. Body Image and Self Esteem: Self Confidence and goals
2. Understand how we can develop our self-awareness and how this can be used to improve relationships.

Summer Term 1

Topic OutlineOutcome - Pupils will learn:
Year 7
1. Ethically Shopping
2. Managing Money: Making and Checking transactions
3. Fairtrade
4. Recycling
5. Extremism

1. Understand social corporate responsibilities and the choices of a consumer to make ethical decisions
2. Exploring money management, managing a budget with reference to income and expenditure.
3. Develop an understanding of Fairtrade including its ethical benefits and advantages.
4. Develop an understanding of the importance of recycling
5. What is extremism? Understanding British Values. Dangers of Extremism and Terrorism in Modern Britain.
Year 8
1. Disability displayed in the Media
2. Prejudice: Discrimination

3. Finance Tax and NI
4. Creating a Personal Budget Plan
5. FGM

1. Explore how the media portrays disabled people and how they are protected by the Equalities act.
2. Explore the types of discrimination and the laws that defend against it.
3. Explain the types of deductions in payslips and what they are used for.
4. To explore budgets and practically plan and design a personal budget.
5. To explore the practice of FGM, including why there are so few prosecutions.
Year 9
1. How can we manage our anger?
2. Knife Crime
3. Child Sexual Exploitation

1. Explain how we can manage our anger in a variety of situations.
2. Explore the consequences of carrying knives and the effect knife crime has.
3. Explain the risk factors of child sexual exploitation and how we can reduce risks.

Summer Term 2

Topic OutlineOutcome - Pupils will learn:
Year 7
1. Human Trafficking

2. Prejudice: Discrimination

3. Racism

4. British Values

1. Defining human rights, recognising the purpose of human rights and the importance of individuals rights
2. Explore why religious prejudice occurs and how it can be prevented
3. Understand the causes of xenophobia and extreme nationalism and the associated dangers.
4. To explore British values, personal identities and heritage. What it means to be a British citizen.
Year 8
1. Acid Attacks

2. Our rights as consumers

3. Importance of saving

1. Acid Attacks, exploring the issues around hate crimes and how to deal with these types of attack
2. Developing an understanding of consumer rights and the associated laws for consumer rights
3. To appreciate the importance of saving money and application of problem-solving skills linked to finances.
Year 9
1. Rights and Responsibilities: Nutrition

2. Democracy

3. Immigration and Asylum Seekers

4. UNICEF

5. How do we cope with stress?

6. LGBT

1. Rights and Responsibilities: To consider nutrition and the value of healthy eating habits, identifying ways to improve nutrition intake
2. To develop an insight into democracy and the democratic systems in place in Britain
3. To recognise what asylum seeking and immigration mean and factors which contribute to people seeking refuge in other countries
4. UNICEF: Introducing UNICEF, who they are and the work they carry out globally.
5. To identify key symptoms and indicators of stress and explore ways of overcoming stress
6. Stereotypes and Misunderstandings around LBGT. Understand the difficulties and prejudices experienced by others including the language we use.