King's College School

Coeducational Independent Prep school in Cambridge


Year 7-8 Topics

Year 7

Myself and My Relationships:  managing change; changing friendships; and managing emotions.

Living in the Wider World: economic wellbeing– understanding the idea of income; managing money, personal budgeting; and credit, debit and debt.

Enjoy and Achieve: our class- empathising with people different from ourselves; recognising that goodwill is essential to positive and constructive relationships. Strategies for resisting peer pressure; skills for confident communication with adults and peers; and how to balance work with play.

Health and Wellbeing: assessing and managing risks to health; making informed choices about health and wellbeing matters, for example, diet, alcohol, tobacco, physical activity and emotional health; and personal safety.

Residential Experience

Year 8

Myself and My Relationships: changing relationships; respect; valuing difference; recognising and strengths and weakness and learning how to manage them. Interview technique and practice.

Living in the Wider World: Sri Lanka and the local community- strengthening links between our twin school and developing an ongoing community project between them. Visiting a local residential home to meet and talk with the residents as part of the project.

Economic Wellbeing: Careers and the world of work. Developing debating, public speaking and interview technique for senior school entry.