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PSHEE (Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education)  can be described as 'learning to live life well.' PSHEE deals with real life social and economic issues affecting young people, their families and communities. It aims to support young people to make safe and informed choices about their lifestyle, their health, careers and their finances both now and as they prepare for the responsibilities of adulthood. 

The subject has 2 main themes:

1. Personal Wellbeing
This comprises personal, social and health eduction, including sex education and the social and emotional aspects of learning.

2. Economic and Financial Wellbeing
This comprises economic understanding, careers education and enterprise.

PSHEE also makes a major contribution to students Mental Health, to ensure they fully understand their emotions and how to deal with difficult situations that they may have now and in the future.

key stage 3 

The Key Stage 3 PSHEE course supports students personal development. It equips them with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to make safe and informed choices about their lifestyles.

The key areas discussed in Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9 are:

  • Mental Health, Internet Safety and Harms
  • Physical Health and Fitness, Drugs
  • Alcohol and Tobacco
  • Health and Prevention
  • Basic First Aid
  • Changing Adolescent Body
  • SRE 
  • Careers
  • Being British
key stage 4 

Students receive PSHEE through five suspended timetable days in Year 10 and two suspended timetable days in Year 11. 

Year 10
Students will develop knowledge and be supported through:

  • Safe@last
  • Sexual Relationship and Education 
  • Revision Techniques with Resilience and Grit
  • Careers and the Future
  • Post 16 Options Process.

Year 11
Students will be supported through revision techniques in preparation for their exams, as well as the Sheffield Progress application process. 

6th Forms and Colleges will visit Tapton to ensure that each student makes the right choice about their Post 16 destination.