Curriculum KS 3 & 4
Curriculum and Resources Key Stages 3 & 4
There are a range of resources available to Buckinghamshire schools to support aspects of the PSHE curriculum, including promoting the vital Public Health, Safeguarding and Equalities agendas. Please see links below.
The Penn Resilience Programme
The Penn Resilience Programme is an excellent resource used by some of our Bucks secondary schools. It is highly recommended and has proven outcomes for pupils.
Funded training opportunities have previously been provided by BCC. Please contact Anita Hazel, on firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and the opportunity to contact Buckinghamshire schools who have implemented the Penn Resilience Programme into their PSHE curriculum.
Rise Above is a free resource produced by Public Health England with units dedicated to helping you teach PSHE curriculum topics to KS3 and KS4 pupils, with flexible lesson plans co-created with teachers and video content developed with 11-16 year olds. Some topics and films may also be suitable for year 6. Units include Bullying and Cyberbullying, smoking, online stress and FOMO, exam stress, body image in a digital world, forming positive relationships.
It is important that you download and read the guidance on learning in a safe environment.
Rise Above for schools
Helping you teach PSHE curriculum topics to KS3 and KS4 pupils, with flexible lesson plans co-created with teachers and video content developed with 11-16 year olds.
Some topics and films may also be suitable for year 6.
This link below will to take you to a new document developed by Anita Hazel ,Public Health Practitioner (Advanced) 5-19 years, and provides a comprehensive approach to Mental Health and Wellbeing in schools as well as signposting to organisations and resources to support teachers, children and young people.
The Sex Educational Forum is a well-respected organisation. They offer free resources for schools linked to a range of themes including recognising positive relationships, risky behaviours, advice and guidance on SRE and a particularly useful checklist for SRE in schools. They continue to work with the PSHE Association and Brook.
The National Linking Network provides free resources to support identity and belonging, understanding differences and similarities and living in a global world.
If your school is interested in being part of the Bucks School Linking Project please contact Yvette Thomas, Head of Equalities- Children’s Social Care and Learning email@example.com
This website has some great resources for learning about keeping safe on line.
These webpage contains valuable advice and teaching resources for internet safety.
Living in the wider world (Including financial capability)
It is important to ensure pupils are taught about keeping financially safe online, using safe sites for internet shopping etc and creating and protecting online accounts and passwords.
The links below contain information and free resources for careers education produced by local providers.