What is PSHE?

Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education is a planned, developmental programme of learning designed to help learners develop the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to manage their lives, now and in the future in modern Britain.

It deals with real life issues which affect children and young people, their families and their communities, and engages with the social and economic realities of their lives, experiences and attitudes.

Wilson’s School is committed to excellence in PSHE education and have signed up to the PSHE Association school charter for PSHE education. To find out more, please follow the link to the PSHE Association web page.

Year 7 Themes

  • Transition to Wilson’s
  • Valuing and Respecting Diversity - Including Bullying
  • Managing Online and Offline Friendships - Including CEOP
  • Our Changing Bodies – Managing Puberty Including FGM
  • Safeguarding in School
  • Making Health Choices – Diet and Exercise
  • The Risks of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Substances

Year 8 Themes

  • Sexuality and Consent – Including Contraception
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing, Including Body Image
  • Tackling Discrimination and Promoting Human Rights
  • Online Safety and Digital Literacy
  • Safeguarding in School
  • Alcohol and Drugs and Managing Peer Influence
  • Understanding Careers and Future Aspirations – GCSE Options
  • Enterprise

Year 9 Themes

  • Tackling Homophobia, Transphobia and Sexism
  • EconoMe
  • Healthy Eating and Exercise – Including Lifestyle Balance and Unhealthy Coping Strategies
  • Managing Peer Pressure, Assertiveness and Risky Behaviour
  • Healthy Relationships and Consent
  • Safeguarding in School
  • STI’s, Sexting and Pornography
  • The Risks of Physical Dependency - Drug and Alcohol Abuse and Addiction
  • The Elizabethan

Year 10 Themes

  • The Risks of Psychological Dependency - Gambling and Gaming Addiction
  • Managing Positive Romantic Relationships
  • Mental Health and Tackling Stigma
  • Understanding Different Families
  • Safeguarding in School
  • Managing Change, Grief and Bereavement
  • British Values, Human Rights and Community Cohesion
  • Challenging Extremism and Radicalisation

Year 11 Themes

  • Personal Values and Assertive Communication in Relationships
  • Tackling Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage
  • Taking Responsibility for Health Choices
  • Safeguarding in School
  • Evaluating the Social and Emotional Risks of Drug Use
  • Understanding the Causes and Effects of Debt
  • Promoting Self-esteem and Coping with Stress – Including Exams

Year 12 Themes

  • Study Habits
  • Self-Awareness
  • Mental Health- Anxiety and Depression
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Body Image
  • Safeguarding in School
  • Sexism and Misogyny
  • Sexuality and Sexual Relationships
  • Bullying and Sexuality
  • Handling Bereavement
  • Life Online
  • Everyday Wellbeing

Year 13 Themes

  • Resilience
  • Self Esteem
  • Community and Society- British Values
  • Health- Staying Healthy with a focus on Testicular Cancer and Meningitis
  • Credibility
  • Consent
  • Pornography
  • Healthy Sexual Relationships
  • Domestic Violence and FGM
  • Safeguarding in School
  • Financial Awareness, Budgeting and Gambling
  • Living with others
  • How Property Works
Wilson’s School

A boys’ grammar school in the London Borough of Sutton (UK), Wilson’s School is:

  • committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
  • a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (registered number 7536970). Registered office: Mollison Drive, Wallington, Surrey SM6 9JW
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