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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: Ethical Issues

  • Abortion.
  • Euthanasia.
  • Immigration/asylum seekers.
  • Animal rights.

Term 2: Work Experience Preparation

  • Career awareness.
  • CV/application letter/interview.
  • Health and safety at work.

Term 3: Body Awareness

  • Hate crime.
  • Dan aid.
  • Body image.

Term 4: Post 16 Preparation/Study Skills

  • UCAS Progress.
  • Personal statements.
  • Time management/stress management/study skills/revision techniques.

Term 5: Independent living

  • Drug and alcohol awareness.
  • Financial management.
  • Relationships.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Being a good citizen.
  • Problem solving.


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.