Year 8

Year 8

Topic

WILF

1

First Aid

Have an understanding of how to help someone in need of first aid

2

First Aid

Have an understanding of how to help someone in need of first aid

3

Consent

Understand the vary sign of consent and non consent
Look at body language as well as verbal
Know how to say ‘no’ and take control of own body

4

Contraception

Different types of contraceptive

Know where to go for advice and support
The positive and negatives of different types of contraception

5

STIs

Able to name different STIs
Know the signs and symptoms
Know where to go to get help

6

Sexual Bullying

The importance of respect for oneself and for others in a relationship
To identify equality in relationships

 

7

Healthy Relationships

Understand what makes a healthy relationship including communication, confidence, accepting responsibility for own actions.
To be familiar with positive relationship behaviours
Understanding own feelings and learning to deal with them appropriately – having confidence to make healthy relationship choices
Define ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ within the parameters of Consent in a relationship.

8

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

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

Mental Health

Stigma due to ignorance surrounding mental health – how do we challenge this
What are the different mental health problems/illnesses?
Identify symptoms – knowing where to get help.
Self-harm – as a coping strategy
Know where to go for support and help – understand why someone might do this – what can they do/where can they go  to get support?
Understand that death is final – and permanent, to a possible temporary problem – coping strategies.
Recognising these feelings and behaviours getting help/support

12

Mental Health

Stigma due to ignorance surrounding mental health – how do we challenge this
What are the different mental health problems/illnesses?
Identify symptoms – knowing where to get help.
Self-harm – as a coping strategy
Know where to go for support and help – understand why someone might do this – what can they do/where can they go  to get support?
Understand that death is final – and permanent, to a possible temporary problem – coping strategies.
Recognising these feelings and behaviours getting help/support

13

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

14

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…

15

Drugs: Legal Highs

understand definition of drug – legal and illegal
Understand what Legal Highs are and why they are legal.
Understand the dangers of legal highs
Impact on wider society – i.e. crime

16

Illegal Drugs

Understand definition of illegal drugs
Identifying drugs and classification of illegal drugs
What is the effect of the different drugs on the body – stimulant, depressant, hallucinogenic etc.
Dangers of Drugs
Laws – possession and using including the implication on people present and future
Impact on wider society – i.e. crime

17

Drugs Round Up

Students to have detailed knowledge and understanding of legal and illegal drugs

18

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.

19

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.

20

Drugs Round Up

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

21

Puberty

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

22

Puberty

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

23

Body Image and 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…

24

Body Image and 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…

25

Sexting

Understand trust and mutual respect in a relationship
Understand the impact of sending images by text- how it is permanent
Know the law in relation to supply and possession of child indecent images
Understand how this may impact on future choices and career/travel decisions

26

Finance

Define a budget
Ways of saving
Identify wants v needs
Opening a bank account

27

Charity

Understanding of the answers to the key questions above
Ability to research a charity of their choice, as a class, group or as individuals (over the next lesson or so)

28

Charity

Understanding of the answers to the key questions above
Ability to research a charity of their choice, as a class, group or as individuals (over the next lesson or so)

29

Charity

Understanding of the answers to the key questions above
Ability to research a charity of their choice, as a class, group or as individuals (over the next lesson or so)

30

Stress Management

Knowledge and understanding of stress and stressful situations
How to tackle stress:  organisation, time management, to-do lists, not putting things off, talking to someone

 

31

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

32

Personal Safety

How to keep safe when out and about. Including planning a safe night out.
Ensure personal items are security coded, include shredding of personal information,  password security in line, etc
Cashpoint security (hiding PIN)
Body language and appropriate safe behaviour eg nightclubs/public places

33

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

34

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

35

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

36

Jobs

Have an understanding of different jobs that exist, both "amazing" and "normal".

Understanding that hard work at school opens more doors in life

Understanding about the importance of voluntary work as youngsters, for the community but also for their chances in the future - university, apprenticeships etc.

37

Jobs

Have an understanding of different jobs that exist, both "amazing" and "normal".

Understanding that hard work at school opens more doors in life

Understanding about the importance of voluntary work as youngsters, for the community but also for their chances in the future - university, apprenticeships etc.

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Evaluation of the year

Recap on the topics