Aims

All of our workshops have the welsh government’s PSHE aims at their heart –

  • Develop self esteem and a sense of personal responsibility,
  • Gain respect for others and celebrate diversity,
  • Equip learners for the choices and opportunities of life long learning,
  • Prepare children and young people to be active and responsible citizens,
  • Foster positive attitudes and behaviour towards the principles of sustainable development and global citizenship,
  • Prepare learners for the challenges, choices and responsibilities of work and adult life.

 

Skills development

We use an experiential and exploratory approach and our workshops give many opportunities for development in -

  • Thinking skills- opportunities for decision making, reflection and to develop understanding of personal and social issues
  • Communication skills - opportunities for research, listening to others, discussion in small and large groups and sharing information and ideas
  • Numeracy skills - analyse numerical information
  • Self analysis, understanding personal strengths and setting appropriate targets.

Key stage 3

Democracy and peoples' rights

Exploring the basics of democracy

The UK criminal justice system

Global issues and sustainability

Social media - its risks and how to use responsibly

Stereotypes, racism and predjudice

Effects and risks of using a range of legal and illegal substances

Relationships- consent

Bullying and peer pressure

Key stage 4

Social media - its risks and how to use responsibly

Citizenship - Human rights, main political parties, world political systems, for example the UN

Effects and risks of using a range of legal and illegal substances