Humanities

This Faculty includes Geography, History, RE and PSHE

Geography, History and RE

At KS3 students follow the National Curriculum and are taught skills, knowledge and understanding that will enable them to progress to any of the three subjects at KS4. In Humanities, students are encouraged to think for themselves and work through problems individually or in groups. This offers students a chance to develop their own ideas and beliefs about the world as well as exploring and challenging the beliefs and ideas of others.

All parent(s)/carer(s) have the right to withdraw their child/ren from Religious Education. If you wish to withdraw your son or daughter from Religious Education, please make arrangements to see your son/daughter’s personal tutor or write directly to the Headteacher.

Personal, Social and Health Education

The school is committed to a co-ordinated approach to both drugs and sex education to enable all students to make healthy, informed choices – this is considered an entitlement for all young people. We aim to support young people in their social and personal development. The Careers programme is an integral part of the PSHE programme. PSHE encompasses many other cross curricular elements including citizenship, healthy living, interpersonal relationships, health and safety, financial capability and study skills. The programme includes collaborative working and features visiting speakers, theatre groups and some off-site visits.