Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE)

Campion School believes that providing PSHE Education across the school will provide students with the opportunity to develop their social, emotional, behavioural and well-being to allow them to become more engaged and improve attainment.

The topics covered through PSHE will allow students to;

  • Have the opportunity to safely express their views and ask questions.
  • Learn about key issues which affect them in the present and the future.
  • Improve relationships with others.
  • Improve attitudes to health.
  • Be able to deal with serious personal difficulties.
  • Improve behaviour in and out of the classroom.

PSHE will be delivered for one 40 minute lesson per week. 

Each year group will be organised into eight teaching groups and will be taught by the same teacher for the whole of the year.

The PSHE programme will include topics under the themes of Personal Well-being and Economic Well-being

  • Sex and Relationships education
  • Drugs and Alcohol education
  • Emotional health and well-being
  • Diet and healthy lifestyles
  • Safety education
  • Careers education
  • Work Related learning
  • Enterprise education
  • Financial capability

Summary of Topics taught through the PSHE programme

Sex & Relationships Education (SRE)

Diet & Healthy Lifestyles (DHL) and Safe Education (SE)

Financial Capabilities (FC) and Enterprise Education (EE)

Drugs & Alcohol (DA)

Careers (C) and Work Related Learning (WRL)

Emotional Health & Well-being (EHW) and Social & Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL)


The Aims of teaching each PSHE topic

Sex and Relationships Education

  • To reduce pregnancies
  • To increase to use of contraception
  • To delay the initiation of sex
  • To reduce the frequency of sex and/or the number of sexual partners
  • To develop knowledge and the life skills to resist peer, partner and media pressures
  • To understand issues such as sexual consent and responsibility

Drugs and Alcohol Education

  • To enable young people to make healthy choices and have evidenced impacts on smoking, drug use and alcohol intake
  • To reduce drunkenness and binge drinking

Emotional Health and Well-being

To improve …

  • Social skills
  • Anti-social behaviour
  • Substance abuse
  • Positive self-image
  • Academic achievements
  • Mental health
  • Pro-social behaviour

Diet and Healthy Lifestyle Education

To have a positive impact on …

  • Diet and exercise
  • Effects for interventions on pupil’s body mass index
  • Exercise
  • Physical fitness
  • Intake of fruit and vegetables
  • Healthy eating

Careers Education and Work Related Learning

To improve …

  • Self confidence
  • Enhance decision making skills
  • Develop long term socio-economic outcomes
  • Prepare students for the world of work
  • Identify links between skills and those needed for work
  • Importance of work experience
  • Impact of students vocational skills and highlight the potential benefits to employers

Safety Education

To improve …

  • Knowledge
  • Behaviour
  • Risk taking
  • Skills

Enterprise Education

To improve …

  • Positive effects on pupils skills and understanding
  • Employability skills
  • Self-awareness of their enterprise capabilities and business and economic understanding
  • Problem solving and team work
  • Organisation, negotiation, cooperation and planning skills

Financial Capability

  • To have an influence on desired long term behaviour
  • To develop money management
  • To plan ahead