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Personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) and Personal Development Learning (PDL)


Please click here to view the PSHE programme for years 7 - 13.


Personal development learning is delivered to all year 9, 10 and 11 students. This is continued in the sixth form in lecture sessions. Our mission is to ensure we prepare all our students to be resilient, informed and global citizens. 

PDL Overview 

Year 9 

Year 10

Year 11

Year 12 & 13

British values

Government & Politics - the UK system, modern democracy, political parties, the age of franchise, The Queen and role of monarchy. 

Online Safety

Religion in the modern world - Christianity & Buddhism (beliefs, values, history and positives to benefit modern life)

Revision skills

Understanding socialisation, moral code and societal values

Amnesty International

British values & SMSC 

Wellbeing - looking after your mental and physical health

Drugs & the law

Referendums & law changes

Money & Finance - loans, debt good & bad, credit, mortgages, budgeting, terminology.


Human Rights and societal norms

British values & SMSC 

Wellbeing - sleep cycle, balancing work life balance

Revision Skills and planning

Our Sixth for PDL format is slightly different as its delivered through lecture slots. This allows flexibility for staff specialism, supporting the PHSE curriculum and student voice. 

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