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THEME

DIVERSITY

COMMUNITY

EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

RISKS

FUTURE

TOPICS

Racism

Equality

Disabilities

Religion

Sexuality

British Values

Charity

School

Your Local Area

Behaviour and Consequences

Environment

Self-Harm

Peer Pressure

Mental vs Physical Health

Self-Esteem

Relationships

Emotions

Life Choices

Who Am I?

Hygiene

Diet

Exercise

First Aid

Disease

Goals

Media Influences

Online

Sex

Crime

Drugs

Alcohol

Money

Summer Safety

School

Enterprise

Careers

Housing

Family Marriage

Economic Understanding




Useful Links


NSPCC's website www.nspcc.org.uk includes upto date informaion and sources of support.

The NSPCC runs Childline (0800) 1111 and an advice line for adults worried about children (0808) 8005000.


The website http://thisisabuse.direct.gov.uk targets teenagers and helps them to explore what constitutes abuse and how to obtain support.


The campaign 'Schools Safe 4 Girls':

http://www.pshe-association.org.uk/news_detail.aspx?ID=1313 provides links to sources of support and advice provided by the End Violence Against Women Coalition.




BLC Links


Head of PSHE - Liz Spencer - Year 11 Centre


Heights Lane Site - Rhiannon Hutchins

Darnhill Site (Secondary) - Aisling Forbes

Darnhill Site (Primary) - John-Paul Rainey

AUTUMN 1 - DIVERSITY



TOPICDIVERSITY
RACISM

What is racism?

Who does it harm?

History of racism

What different races / cultures in your area?

Hitler

America in 1950s

Britain 1950s to 1980s

Now - ISIS / EU Referendum

EQUALITY

What is Equality?

Gender

Voting

Work

Maternity / Paternity Leave

Parenting

DISABILITIES

What is a disability?

Paralympics

Invictus Games

Help for Heroes

People who have achieved despite disability

RELIGION

Why do people have religion?

How did religion start?

Compare and contrast religions

Religious festivals

Hanukkah

Diwali

Christmas

SEXUALITY

What is sexuality?

LGBQT

Same sex marriage

Discrimination

AUTUMN TERM 2 - COMMUNITY


TOPICCOMMUNITY
BRITISH VALUES

What are British Values?

How do we reflect this in school?

How is this reflected in society?

ENVIRONMENT

Rubbish

Recycling

Global Warming

Who is responsible?

EcoSchools

SCHOOL

Bullying

Do you feel safe at school?

Working together / teambuilding

BEHAVIOUR AND CONSEQUENCES

How should rule breakers be dealt with?

Respect - showing and earning

YOUR LOCAL AREA

What is it like?

What do you like / not like about it?

How could it be improved?

CHARITY

What are they?

How are they set up?

How do they raise money?

Christmas Appeal

Shoebox Appeal

Homelessness at Christmas


SPRING TERM 1 - EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING



TOPICEMOTIONAL WELL-BEING
PEER PRESSURE

What is peer pressure?

How can we deal with it?

RELATIONSHIPS

What is a relationship?

Different types

Healthy relationships

Online relationships

Domestic abuse

EMOTIONS

What are they?

Why are they important?

Good or bad?

SELF-ESTEEM

What is self-esteem?

How do you get it? Grow it? Damage it?

WHO AM I?What are you like?
SELF-HARM

Why?

How to help

Who to contact

MENTAL vs PHYSICAL HEALTH

Whats the difference?

Can you care for your mental health like your physica health

Common disorders

Who to talk to

Depression

Eating disorders

Inflicting injuries

Childline

Samaritans

Staff

Welfare Team

LIFE CHOICES

What makes you feel good? bad? short term vs long term

SPRING TERM 2 - HEALTHY LIFESTYLES



TOPICHEALTHY LIFESTYLES
DIET

Food types

Nutritional Needs

What do they do to the body?

What is healthy?

What is not healthy?

EXERCISE

Why is it important?

What does it do to the body?

Teamwork

MEDIA INFLUENCES

Body image - realistic?

Air brushing

GOALS

Why should we have them?

How can you set realistic goals?

Personal vs Team goals

FIRST AIDHow to respond in an emergency?
DISEASE

What is it?

How is it spread?

How can we reduce spread?

HYGIENE

Body

Dental

Puberty


SUMMER TERM 1 - RISKS



TOPICRISKS
ONLINE

Chatrooms

Social Media

Twitter

Facebook

Trolls

Gaming websites

SUMMER SAFETY

Water

Sun

Fire

Fireman Rob
CRIME

Knife crime

Burglary

Car crime

Victims

Prison

Joint Enterprise

How it affects your future

Causes

DRUGS AND ALCOHOL

FRANK

Early Break

Dangers

Consequences

Why do people take them?

SEX

Underage

Pregnancy

Abortion

IVF

Adoption/Fostering

STIs

Peer pressure

Contracpetion

MONEY

Budgetting

Homelessness

Gambling

Credit Cards

Pay Day Loans

Loan Sharks


SUMMER TERM 2 - FUTURE



TOPICFUTURE
ENTERPRISE
ECONOMIC UNDERSTANDING
CAREER

Planning

Routes

Employability

Workplace

College

University

Apprenticeships

Applications

CVs

Skills

Behaviour

Dress

HOUSING

Renting

Buying

Types

Money Management

FAMILY / MARRIAGE

Do you want to be a parent?

What kind of parent do you want to be?

SCHOOL

Things you can start doing now

What qualifications do you need / want?

Goals for next year





Connect Faculty incorporates humanities, prep for work, geography, careers and PHSE  

Overview
 
 
PHSE
The PHSE curriculum at the BLC is made up of a number of overarching concepts including: Identity, relationships, a healthy balanced lifestyle, risk and safety, diversity and equality, rights and responsibilities, change and resilience, power and careers.

If you have any queries, please contact - Liz Spencer- 0300 3038384

 
PHSE Exam Board

 

Qualifications

Level 1 & 2 Certificate in Preparation for Working Life (Full Course)

 

History Exam Boards

 

Qualifications

GCSE History A - OCR (Home Tuition Only)
Entry Level Certificate - AQA
 

Geography Exam Board


Level 1 for Year 11
Unit Awards at Key Stage 3

 
Qualifications
Entry Level Certificate
Level 1
 

 


Year 11

AQA Geography
Autumn Term 1Autumn Term 2Spring Term 1Spring Term 2Summer Term 1Summer Term 2
Earthquakes and VolcanoesEarthquakes and VolcanoesIntroduction to the Geography of the UKMajor features of the World, Europe and the UKMajor features of the World, Europe and the UKBasic Map Reading
Focus PointsFocus PointsFocus PointsFocus PointsFocus PointsFocus Points
  • The main cause of earthquakes and volcanoes
  • The relationships between volcanoes and subduction zones
  • World distribution of major earthquakes and volcanic areas
  • World distribution of major earthquakes and volcanic areas
  • Three features of a volcano structure
  • The sequences of events in volcanic eruptions
  • The dangers of volcanic eruptions to human settlement
  • The benefits of volcanic activity to human settlement
  • One famous volcanic eruption
  • The sequence of events in an earthquake
  • The dangers of earthquakes to human settlements
  • One famous earthquake
  • Identify at least five cities in the UK
  • Label at least four mountain ranges in the UK
  • Identify four countries in the UK
  • Label at least four main rivers in the UK
  • The names and location of the continents of the world
  • The names and location of fifteen major countries of the world outside Europe
  • The location of the densest and unpopulated areas of the world
  • At least ten major features of the world, outside Europe, and their location
  • Capital city, population, population density and life expectancy statistics of at least fifteen major countries in the world
  • The name and locations of at least thirty countries in Europe
  • At least twelve major physical features of Europe and their location
  • The names and location of fourteen of the major cities in the UK
  • At least fifteen major geographical areas in the UK and their location
  • The location of the densest and least populated areas of the UK
  • The names and location of fourteen UK counties
  • At least five major motorway routes of the UK
  • At least five major rail routes of the UK
  • Identify at least thee map symbols on an Ordnance Survey Map, e.g. a windmill, a youth hostel, etc.
  • Use a compass to orientate a map compass north
  • Determine the position by using a four-figure grid reference and a names landmark on an Ordnance Survey map
  • Use a map scale on a 1:25,000 or 1:50,000 map to calculate distance between two points
  • Use contour lines to identify at least three physical features on a map
  • Give written directions for finding five specified points on a map from a given point
  • Draw a diagram to show the points of a compass
  • Draw a diagram to show the difference between grid north, true north and magnetic north

Experienced


  • Participate in a field trip


Year 11

Cambridge I-GCSE History
Autumn Term 1Autumn Term 2Spring Term 1Spring Term 2Summer Term 1Summer Term 2
  • 20th Century: International Relations since 1919
  • 20th Century: International Relations since 1919
  • 20th Century: International Relations since 1919
  • 20th Century: International Relations since 1919
  • 20th Century: International Relations since 1919
  • 20th Century: International Relations since 1919
FOCUS POINTSFOCUS POINTSFOCUS POINTSFOCUS POINTSFOCUS POINTSFOCUS POINTS
  • What were the motives and aims of the Big Three at Versailles?
  • Why didn't the victors get what they wanted?
  • The impact of the peace treaty on Germany
  • Could the treaties be justified
  • Were the peace treaties of 1919-1923 fair?
  • To what extent was the League of Nations a success?
  • Why had international peace collapsed by 1939?
  • Were the peace treaties of 1919-1923 fair?
  • To what extent was the League of Nations a success?
  • Why had international peace collapsed by 1939?
  • What were the roles of individuals such as Wilson, Clemenceay and Lloyd George in the peace-making process?
  • Revision and Examination prep.