PSHE: Personal wellbeing KS3

The following PSHE: Personal Wellbeing National Curriculum objectives are covered by the content on the site:

Key Concepts

There are a number of key concepts that underpin the study of personal wellbeing. Pupils need to understand these concepts in order to deepen and broaden their knowledge, skills and understanding.

1.3 Risk

a) Understanding risk in both positive and negative terms and understanding that individuals need to manage risk to themselves and others in a range of situations.

b) Appreciating that pressure can be used positively or negatively to influence others in situations involving risk.

Key Processes

These are the essential skills and processes in personal wellbeing that pupils need to learn to make progress.

2.2 Decision-making and managing risk

Pupils should be able to:

a) use knowledge and understanding to make informed choices about safety, health and wellbeing

c) assess and manage the element of risk in personal choices and situations

d) use strategies for resisting unhelpful peer influence and pressure

e) know when and how to get help

Range and content

This section outlines the breadth of the subject on which teachers should draw when teaching the key concepts and key processes.

The study of personal wellbeing should include:

g) ways of recognising and reducing risk, minimising harm and getting help in emergency and risky situations