Life Skills

Life Skills is a planned programme of learning opportunities and experiences that help young people grow and develop as individuals and as members of families and communities.  It equips them with knowledge and practical skills to live healthy, safe, fulfilled and responsible lives.

Life Skills also enables young people to reflect on and clarify their own values and attitudes, and explore the complex and sometimes conflicting range of values and attitudes they encounter now and in the future.

A number of subjects fall under the umbrella of Life Skills; PSHE education, Careers Education Guidance and Work Related Learning.

Year 7:

  • Anti-Bullying
  • Anti-Racism
  • Careers – CV writing and types of work
  • Current Issue
  • Disability Awareness
  • E-Safety
  • Hazards at home
  • Healthy Active Lifestyles
  • Introduction to Drug Education
  • Introduction to the Learning Resource Centre
  • Loss and Grief
  • Mental Health
  • Money Management
  • Puberty
  • Revision Skills
  • Team Building
  • Wellbeing
  • Feedback

Year 8:

  • Body Image
  • Britishness
  • Careers – CV Writing
  • Careers – Thinking about Work
  • Crime and Consequences
  • Current Issue
  • Cyberbullying
  • Dangers of Transport
  • Democracy
  • Family Breakdown
  • Finance
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Mental Health
  • Music and Identity
  • Role Models
  • Sleep
  • Smoking
  • Wellbeing
  • Feedback

Year 9:

  • Cannabis Education
  • Careers – Option choices
  • Current Issue
  • CV writing
  • Dysfunctional Relationships
  • Extremism: Believe and Belong
  • Feedback
  • Finance: Debt and Mortgage
  • First Aid
  • Homophobia
  • Mental Health
  • Pornography
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexting
  • Social Responsibility
  • Wellbeing
  • Feedback

Year 10 Careers:

Future Placement & CV Writing

Year 10 Lifeskills:

Mental Health, Alcohol, Cancer Awareness & Democracy – Magistrates and Crime

Year 11 Careers:

Sixth Form Entry

Year 11 Lifeskills:

Sexual Health, Financial Education & Legal Highs

Useful Websites for Teenagers