个人发展与公民意识(PDC) provides students with a safe and supportive environment to discuss sensitive and challenging topics. Our curriculum aims to support students to develop the knowledge, 技能和属性才能活得快乐, 健康充实的未来生活. 通过话语教学, students are given opportunities to reflect on and clarify their own values and attitudes, while developing empathy and understanding of the views of others. Discrete lessons are supported by the tutorial programme and drop down days. Appropriate external speakers are used to supplement teaching by the PDC team. This helps enrich our students’ understanding of difference and diversity, 并赋予他们思考的能力, 宽容的公民, 谁的声音被重视.
的 PDC curriculum is based around four core themes: health and wellbeing, 两性关系与性教育, 生活在更广阔的世界里, 和国籍. Proactive education in these areas empowers students to make positive, informed choices in their personal relationships, 未来职业生涯, 在社会上. It functions as the preventative curriculum branch of our school safeguarding strategy, so that students are given time and space to explore and discuss the challenges and opportunities of an ever-changing modern Britain. 的y also know how to manage their own feelings and behaviours, 互相支持, and get help for themselves or their friends when they need it.