Year 7

Year 7

Topic

WILF

1

Settling in

Ability to see different points of view

Describe consequences of our actions

2

Settling in

Development of empathy

Ability to consider alternative actions and their effects

3

Settling in

Knowing the consequences of your words

Understand alternatives

4

Charity

Knowledge of all the different ways we can help others through charity

Understanding of the shoebox appeal and how to help

 

5

Helping Others

Ability to discuss why it is important to help others

Understanding of how other people need help sometimes - focusing particularly on people your age

 

6

Internet Safety

Consider different areas of  risks around the internet
Understand the risks involved with internet relationships
Understand how to protect ourselves when using cyber technology

7

Internet Safety

Consider different areas of  risks around the internet
Understand the risks involved with internet relationships
Understand how to protect ourselves when using cyber technology

8

Anti Bullying

To recognise bullying and abuse in all its forms (including prejudice-based bullying both in person and online/via text, exploitation and trafficking)
Look at all issues around bullying – from both victim and bully perspective
Try to understand why it happens and what we can to avoid it. How we deal with bullying – what should we do
Consider the feelings of victims
Look at how a whole school can tackle bullying behaviour
Look at the skills and strategies needed to manage being targeted or witnessing others being targeted

9

Anti Bullying

To recognise bullying and abuse in all its forms (including prejudice-based bullying both in person and online/via text, exploitation and trafficking)
Look at all issues around bullying – from both victim and bully perspective
Try to understand why it happens and what we can to avoid it. How we deal with bullying – what should we do
Consider the feelings of victims
Look at how a whole school can tackle bullying behaviour
Look at the skills and strategies needed to manage being targeted or witnessing others being targeted

10

Anti Bullying

To recognise bullying and abuse in all its forms (including prejudice-based bullying both in person and online/via text, exploitation and trafficking)
Look at all issues around bullying – from both victim and bully perspective
Try to understand why it happens and what we can to avoid it. How we deal with bullying – what should we do
Consider the feelings of victims
Look at how a whole school can tackle bullying behaviour
Look at the skills and strategies needed to manage being targeted or witnessing others being targeted

11

British Values

Discuss British values and the importance of belonging and acceptance
About what democratic means
How Democracy shapes our society
Importance of human rights
Understand discrimination in its many forms

12

British Values

Discuss British values and the importance of belonging and acceptance
About what democratic means
How Democracy shapes our society
Importance of human rights
Understand discrimination in its many forms

13

British Values

Discuss British values and the importance of belonging and acceptance
About what democratic means
How Democracy shapes our society
Importance of human rights
Understand discrimination in its many forms

14

Road Safety

understanding of how to stay safe on or near a road

15

Body image and body confidence

Understand where  we get our body perceptions from
Understand that there is no norm –
Celebrate differences and individuality
Tackle our mind sets around adverts
Surgery/products – hair, make up/ diets/ low self-esteem/ time getting ready, exercising etc…

16

Body image and body confidence

Understand where  we get our body perceptions from
Understand that there is no norm –
Celebrate differences and individuality
Tackle our mind sets around adverts
Surgery/products – hair, make up/ diets/ low self-esteem/ time getting ready, exercising etc…

17

Body image and body confidence

Understand where  we get our body perceptions from
Understand that there is no norm –
Celebrate differences and individuality
Tackle our mind sets around adverts
Surgery/products – hair, make up/ diets/ low self-esteem/ time getting ready, exercising etc…

18

Puberty

Identify Changes in girls and boys
Consider problems that might arise
How are we Different? Understand that these are all natural

19

Hygiene

Particular importance of good hygiene in adolescence
Explain what this consists of
Understand the steps necessary to maintain personal hygiene now and throughout puberty

20

Dental Hygiene

Importance of regular dental checks and factors that impact on teeth – diet(sugar) /dental routine

21

Food

Understand the balance of food to exercise
What is  healthy diet
The importance of healthy diet on learning
Modern living – impact on obesity – junk food/convenience/lack of exercise
Awareness of the damaging effects of caffeine and high sugar drinks

22

Food

Understand the balance of food to exercise
What is  healthy diet
The importance of healthy diet on learning
Modern living – impact on obesity – junk food/convenience/lack of exercise
Awareness of the damaging effects of caffeine and high sugar drinks

23

Exercise

Exercise and Obesity – weight management
Healthy mind – stress reduction
What’s available to you in school and out of school?

24

Smoking

Heath issues – understand the many long and short effects of smoking
Understand the financial cost of smoking
Understand addiction and dependency
Know the Law relating to smoking
Pros and cons of E cigarettes
Reasons for general decline of smoking in young people.

25

Smoking

Heath issues – understand the many long and short effects of smoking
Understand the financial cost of smoking
Understand addiction and dependency
Know the Law relating to smoking
Pros and cons of E cigarettes
Reasons for general decline of smoking in young people.

26

Alcohol

Law surrounding alcohol
Units and strengths of alcohol – male/female government  guide-lines
Short and long term effects of alcohol – to include increase in young people with liver disease
Alcohol dependency – addiction
Reasons for drinking i.e. peer pressure, stress,
Binge drinking - definition
Where we drink?
Impact on behaviour
Impact on others – domestic violence,
Impact on society – financial, social, drink driving?

27

Alcohol

Law surrounding alcohol
Units and strengths of alcohol – male/female government  guide-lines
Short and long term effects of alcohol – to include increase in young people with liver disease
Alcohol dependency – addiction
Reasons for drinking i.e. peer pressure, stress,
Binge drinking - definition
Where we drink?
Impact on behaviour
Impact on others – domestic violence,
Impact on society – financial, social, drink driving?

28

Other Drugs

Understand definition of drug – legal and illegal
Identifying drugs and classification of illegal drugs
Reasons for smoking declining in young people.
Laws surrounding prescription and over the counter drugs
What is the effect of the different drugs on the body – stimulant, depressant, hallucinogenic etc.
Laws – possession and using including the implication on people present and future
Legal Highs – what are they?
Impact on wider society – i.e. crime

29

Emotional Health

Life is full of ups and downs – it’s knowing how to deal with these  and where to go for support that’s important
Resilience – understanding our own emotions and why we feel as we do
Particular issues for teens (exams, relationships…) and common to all e.g. bereavement/divorce.
This could include young people whose family circumstances have broken down
homelessness/running away
lack of sleep/not eating/health impact/lack of concentration/focus/ tearful/ withdrawn/ over eating/ lack of personal care…
suicidal thoughts
Use of Mindfulness I reducing stress

 

30

Emotional Health

Life is full of ups and downs – it’s knowing how to deal with these  and where to go for support that’s important
Resilience – understanding our own emotions and why we feel as we do
Particular issues for teens (exams, relationships…) and common to all e.g. bereavement/divorce.
This could include young people whose family circumstances have broken down
homelessness/running away
lack of sleep/not eating/health impact/lack of concentration/focus/ tearful/ withdrawn/ over eating/ lack of personal care…
suicidal thoughts
Use of Mindfulness I reducing stress

 

31

Dementia

Umbrella term for conditions that affect the brain e.g. Alzheimer’s…what are these?
Stigma surrounding dementia
How to support, e.g.Reminiscent therapy
What is healthy living – diet – exercise – sleep  – active brains – weight management  - moderate alcohol
Societies that support dementia
We are all different – celebrate this!
All media/ friends/family/tv…

32

Dementia

Umbrella term for conditions that affect the brain e.g. Alzheimer’s…what are these?
Stigma surrounding dementia
How to support, e.g.Reminiscent therapy
What is healthy living – diet – exercise – sleep  – active brains – weight management  - moderate alcohol
Societies that support dementia
We are all different – celebrate this!
All media/ friends/family/tv…

33

Sun Safety

Understand the different energy the sun gives off – heat, light and UV
How you don’t need heat and light to burn  - UV still generated
Stay out of sun between 11 – 3pm
Protective clothing
Children more vulnerable

34

Emergency Aid

Understand why your own safety must come first
Understand why it is important to learn first aid
Know how to make an emergency call
Understand what to do in an emergency e.g. Recovery position  and CPR
To be able to identify the risks for an unconscious and breathing person who is lying on their back

35

Emergency Aid

Understand why your own safety must come first
Understand why it is important to learn first aid
Know how to make an emergency call
Understand what to do in an emergency e.g. Recovery position  and CPR
To be able to identify the risks for an unconscious and breathing person who is lying on their back

36

What have I learnt?

Reaffirm knowledge from issues and topics discussed through the year

37

Democracy

Understanding of democracy and how our country is run

38

Roles, Rules and Responsibilities

Ability to reflect on the last year and show an understanding of how students are expected to act at Dene Magna

Knowledge of the different roles available when you join year 8 - eg: student mentoring, school council