Department: Personal Development & Citizenship

Head of Department: Mrs J Connolly

If you wish to learn more about the curriculum, please contact the Head of Department by email: J.Connolly@oaklandscatholicschool.org

Curriculum Content

Years 7-10

Year 7 Topics Year 8 Topics Year 9 Topics
  • Community, rights and responsibilities
  • Growing up – body changes, peer pressures and self-respect
  • Smoking
  • Staying healthy
  • Study skills and time management

 

  • Learning to love myself – more body changes, body image
  • Stigma
  • Online safety
  • Alcohol
  • What is ‘volunteering’ about?
  • Financial management
  • Mental health
  • Child sexual exploitation
  • Drugs
  • Cancer
  • Forced marriages
  • Abusive relationships
  • Revision skills
Year 10 Topics
  • Stereotyping and prejudice
  • Protected characteristics and employment law
  • Healthy and unhealthy relationships
  • Reproductive health and fertility
  • Planning for a baby
  • Roles and responsibilities of parents
  • How Parliament works