S4 PSE Curriculum
Below are the topics covered in the S4 PSE classes. Pupils are taught by their guidance teacher: Mr Duncan (Kelty House), Mrs Douglas (Turret House) and Mrs Walker (Barvick House).
Mental, Emotional and Social Wellbeing
Managing Exam Stress and Stress About Life Changes
Health and Unhealthy Coping Strategies
Planning for Choices & Change
How to Manage Money: Planning and Budgeting; Savings and Borrowing
Being a Critical Consumer: Consumer Rights and Responsibilities
Comparing Financial Products
Managing Risks and Emotions Associated with Money
Understanding the Important Role Money Plays in Our Lives: Work, Income and Deductions.
Long-Term Financial Planning
Investigate Opportunities for Learning and Work
Physical Activity and Health
Impact of Substances, Energy Drinks and Other Factors on Health
Ecstasy and Other ‘Party’ Drugs
Recovery from Drug Abuse – Case Studies
Formal and Informal Supports
Keeping Safe – Emergency Action
Social Implications of Substance Misuse
Drug Investigation – Time Permitting
Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood
Making It Good – The Relationships I want
Ending a Relationship
How Do You Know You Are Ready for Sex?
The sexual relationship I want.
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Contraception and Condoms (Refresher)
Finding and Using Sexual Health Services and Online Information
Pornography – What Is It and What Is It Doing to Us?
Pornography – What’s the Problem?