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OAKWOOD HIGH SCHOOL OPEN EVENT – OCTOBER 2020

MAP (Making Aspirations Possible)/PSHCE

Introduction

Making Aspirations Possible is a combination of PSHE Education and Careers. It is aimed at equipping pupils with the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to manage their lives, now and in the future. These skills and attributes help pupils to stay healthy, safe and prepare them for life and work in modern Britain.

What will you do?

You will study a variety of topics under 3 headings;

Health and Wellbeing

  • Mental Health
  • Physical Health
  • First Aid

Living in the Wider World

  • Discrimination
  • Human Rights
  • Personal Finances
  • Applying for College and Jobs

Relationships

  • Family and the different types
  • Marriage and relationships
  • Children and parenting
  • Healthy relationships
  • Signs of unhealthy relationships and exploitation

How Will I be Assessed?

Assessment will take a variety of forms, including presentations, poems, art work, written pieces and question and answer work.

Pupils will be graded;

WT – Working Towards. Pupils have met some, but not all of the learning objectives and have evidenced their learning.

WA – Working At. Pupils have met all of the learning objectives and have evidenced their learning.

WB – Working Beyond. Pupils have gone beyond the expectations of the learning objectives and have included an independent element to their work.

What Skills will I learn?

  • Critical Thinking
  • Presentation Skills
  • Research
  • Listening Skills
  • Life Skills
  • Budgeting
  • Employability Skills
  • Communication
  • Tolerance
  • Respect
  • Empathy and understanding
  • Investigation skills
  • Critical and reflective evaluation
  • Negotiating and influencing
  • Organising
  • Planning
  • Problem solving
  • Working to deadlines
  • Charity Work

Additional Activities

Pupils may encounter a variety of enrichment opportunities including;

  • Media Portrayal of certain issues (theatre trips/cinema films)
  • Outside agencies and expert speakers with ‘lived experience’ of topics (Safe at Last, Eating Disorders, Gamblers Anonymous)
  • Encounters with employers/army/police/higher education partnership

How can MAP help me in the future?

MAP can help with every area of life, from forming and maintaining healthy relationships, to keeping safe and healthy to applying for colleges and jobs.

Careers linked to PSHE include;

  • Advice Worker
  • Counsellor
  • Housing Adviser
  • Journalist
  • Social Worker
  • Teacher
  • Youth and Community Worker
  • Police Officer
  • Nurse/Health worker
  • Personal Trainer
  • Having your own business
  • Customer services
  • Politics
  • Any job where you work with people.

How do I find out more?

Ask Mrs Samuel or Mrs Tank for more information and guidance.

Email a.samuel@oakwood.ac   d.atkin-tank@oakwood.ac

To view the Trust Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education Policy, please click here

To view information relating to the Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) education programme, please click here

For an overview of PSHE Scheme of work for Year 7, please click here

For an overview of PSHE Scheme of work for Year 8, please click here

For an overview of PSHE Scheme of work for Year 9, please click here

For an overview of PSHE Scheme of work for Year 10, please click here

 

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