Key Concepts and Skills
|Embody the school’s values
Kindness, resilience, challenge, courage, aspiration
Embracing multiculturalism and fighting the corrosive effects of intolerance.
|Closing the vocabulary gap|
|Identity||Personal qualities, attitudes, skills, attributes and achievements and what influences these; understanding and maintaining boundaries around their personal privacy, including online.|
|Relationships||Including different types and in different settings, including online.|
|Healthy balanced lifestyle||Physically and emotionally, within relationships, exercise and rest, spending and saving and lifestyle choices.|
|Risk and safety||Identification, assessment and how to manage risk, including behaviour and strategies to employ in different settings, including online.|
|Diversity||…in all its forms.
Valuing and respecting diversity.
|Change||Resilience and the skills, strategies and ‘inner resources’ we can draw on when faced with challenging change or circumstance, including bereavement.|
|Rights||(including the notion of universal human rights), responsibilities (including fairness and justice) and consent (in different contexts).|
|Power||How it is used and encountered in a variety of contexts including online, how it manifests through behaviours including bullying, persuasion, coercion and how it can be challenged and managed.|
|Understanding self and others||Recognise own and other people’s personality traits, individual preferences and characteristics. Recognise challenging behaviours and the negative effects these can have on relationships.|
|Working with others||Be able to work with others and demonstrate negotiation and compromise.|
|Compassion and empathy||Demonstrate respectful interactions.|
|Assertiveness||Understand the skill of being assertive, say ‘No’ and mean it, speak using ‘I’.|
|Decision making||Know how to reach a conclusion or resolution after consideration of issues or facts. Recognise peer influence. Develop strategies for resisting negative peer influence.|