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Year 10 PSHE

Title of qualification

Personal, Social, Health, Economic and Citizenship Education. 

Exam Board

This course is not examined


Who can I ask about this course?

Mr Skinner


What will I learn?

Term 1: Ethics

  • Animal testing
  • Abortion
  • Euthanasia
  • Environmental ethics
  • Fracking
  • Bllod, organ and stem cell donation

Term 2: Sex and Relationships

  • The mechanics of reproduction
  • Teenage pregnancy challenges
  • Age of consent
  • Contraceptive methods
  • STIs
  • Sexual and gender diversity
  • Domestic abuse
  • Sexual bullying in schools

Term 3: Asylum Seekers and Refugees

  • Asylum seekers and refugees
  • Empathy
  • Glasgow girls
  • Visit from City of Sanctuary

Term 4: Finance

  • First home
  • Save borrow spend
  • Borrowing
  • Video game gambling

Term 5: Work Experience

  • Why do we complete work experience?
  • Work experience preparation
  • Work experience review

Term 6: Life Beyond Y10

  • Careers
  • How to revise
  • Stress and mindfulness
  • How to spot fake news
  • Post 16 pathways

How will this course be assessed?

Students will receive feedback on work produced during the course and be supported to complete all elements of UCAS applications for Post 16, however, there are no formal exams or assessments in this subject.


What skills do I need?

  • Literacy and numeracy.
  • Listening skills.
  • The ability to co-operate in group activities.
  • Presentational skills (both spoken and written).


What is next for me after this course?

This course will assist you to develop your skills for employment and life. You will be helped to identify and apply for an appropriate programme of learning that will enable you to stay in learning until at least the age of 18.


Are there any restrictions with this course?

This is a core subject studied by all students.