Year 7-8 Topics
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.
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.