PSHE & Citizenship
PSHE is a very important subject and is given at least 1 hr a week lesson time in Ks3 with 1 hr a fortnight in Ks4. Our curriculum is designed to support students in their emotional and physical development whilst preparing them for the world beyond school as a conscientious and resilient person.
All students will experience two streams of the curriculum in yr7. One will focus on developing a 'Growth Mindset' which emphases the importance of effort and embraces the prospect of challenge. The other stream will cover topics including:
'What is DGSB DNA'? Keeping Mentally and Physically Healthy, 'Where does food come from'? What is a family'? 'What is Society'? Basic Economics
What is democracy? Who am I, who are they? Addiction, 'Arm yourself against adverts', Coping with life, Conservation and the Environment
Sexual Education- 'The Mechanics'! An introduction to Political Structures, Parenting and Sexuality, Drugs Awareness, Human Rights, Radicalisation
What are British Values? Study Skills- The mini EPQ, Mental Health- A project designed to promote awareness within school.
The Economy, Your Career, Media Awareness, NCS- Team Work development