S5 PSE Curriculum
Below are the topics covered in the S5 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
Safe Driving- Impulsivity and Peer Pressure
Mental Health- New Challenges
Reframing Negative Thinking
Promoting Positive Wellbeing
Tackling Mental Health Myths
Alcohol – Units
Alcohol – Harm Reduction
Scott’s Story – Substances and Driving
Refusal Skills for Adults
Keeping Safe: Emergency Action
Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood
Communication with a partner – importance of communication
Communication with a partner – dealing with conflict
Sex (+drugs + alcohol)
Getting to know your body: self-examination and sexual problems.
Preparing for Parenthood
Gender Equality – Relationships
Gender Equality – Equality and the Law
Gender Equality – School and the Workplace
Going out, keeping yourself and others safe
S5 Choices and Change
Planning for Employment
Building and Improving a CV
Completing Application Forms
Planning for Future Study
Research College and University Options
How to Write a Personal Statement
Expectations and Aspirations
Personal Development Planning
How to Manage Money: Paying, Borrowing, Saving.
Being a critical consumer: taking responsibility, seeking financial advice.
Managing risks and emotions associated with money: protection from fraud and identity theft.
Understanding the important role money plays in our lives
Credit Cards and Payday Loans
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