Once again, here are the KS3 topics for the next half term with some sources of support.
Students are looking at self-awareness through identifying core values. Strategies to deal with anxious feelings or worry, listening skills, dealing with difficult friendships and a revisit of personal safety online. They will also be completing baseline assessments on forms.
L1 –You and your values.
L2 – You and your opinions.
L3 – Feeling worried/anxious.
L4 – Rivalries.
L5 – Personal safety online revisit.
Students are looking at the facts about some drugs and alcohol as well as peer influence.
They will also be looking in to how they manage their time including internet gaming addiction and if they are addicted to their mobile phone. Their baseline assessment will be on Forms.
L1 – Recreational drugs and new psychoactive substances.
L2 – Dangerous illegal drugs.
L3 – Impact of drugs.
L4 – The law and drugs.
L5 – How do you spend your time?
They will also be looking at the facts about drugs and how to make positive and informed choices relating to them. They will also start to look at money again, moving on to how it can affect your mental health. Their baseline assessment will be on Forms.
L1 – Health risks of drugs.
L2 – Legal risks of drugs.
L3 – Managing risk.
L4 – Long term effects of drugs.
L5 – Controlling money.
For KS4, Year 10 are moving on to different families. There is a video to show how the role of a woman has changed over the years and a description of all of the different types of family before a quiz on Forms.
Year 11 are exploring the website https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/looking-after-yourself/sexuality-and-mental-health/#what-is-sexuality?
They have some questions to answer on Forms and are invited to also have a look at the https://lgbtplushistorymonth.co.uk/ website in celebration of LGBT+ history month.
Life Skills Co-ordinator