Students will be expected to develop the following knowledge, skills and understanding: 

1.     Critical reflection

·         reflect critically on their own and others’ values and change their behaviour accordingly.

·         reflect on their own and others’ strengths and achievements, give and receive constructive praise and criticism, and learn from success and failure.

·         identify and use strategies for setting and meeting personal targets and challenges in order to increase motivation, reflect on their  effectiveness and implement and monitor strategies for achieving goals.

·         reflect on feelings and identify positive ways of understanding, managing and expressing strong emotions and challenging behaviour, acting positively on them.

·         develop self-awareness by reflecting critically on their behaviour and its impact on others.


2.     Decision-making and managing risk

·         use knowledge and understanding to make informed choices about safety, health and wellbeing, evaluating personal choices and making changes if necessary.

·         find and evaluate information, advice and support from a variety of sources and be able to support others in doing so.

·         assess and manage risk in personal choices and situations, minimise harm in risky situations and demonstrate how to help others do so.

·         use strategies for resisting unhelpful peer influence and pressure, assessing when to use them and when and how to get help.

·         identify how managing feelings and emotions effectively supports decision-making and risk management.


3.     Developing relationships and working with others

·         use social skills to build and maintain a range of positive relationships, reflect upon what makes these successful and apply this to new    situations.

·         use the social skill of negotiation within relationships, recognising their rights and responsibilities and that their actions have   consequences.

·         work individually, together and in teams for specific purposes, making use of the social skills of communication, negotiation, assertiveness and collaboration.

·         demonstrate respect for and acceptance of the differences between people, and challenge offensive behaviour, prejudice and  discrimination assertively and safely.

·         explore feelings and emotions related to changing relationships and develop skills to cope with loss and bereavement.



Programme of Study

Students will undertakethe following themes:


Personal  Goals and Aspirations                 Equality, Rights and Responsibilities

Personal Safety                                           Making a Difference

Study Box                                                    Creativity




Pupils are involved in self and peer assessment through questioning their own beliefs and attitudes and in self-evaluation by reflecting on their performance and approaches to work. Pupils complete regular reviews of their performance and an end of year summary of their achievements, skills and experiences.

Continuous assessment by the tutor in line with the School Assessment Policy.  It will take the form of gathering evidence about communication and social skills through ‘P.S.H.E.’ activities; and personal achievements and experiences through discussions with pupils.
There is no formal qualification achieved in PSHE.



Students are encouraged to join the Student Council and the Debating Society to have the opportunity to learn to empathise and express their views on PSHE issues.


Faculty Contacts

Ms T Moodley –

Mr S Kempner -


Helplines & Useful Links

·         Advisory Centre for Education (ACE) - 020 7354 8321

·         BT Malicious Callers - Freephone 0800 666 700

·         BT Bureau (deals exclusively with malicious & nuisance calls) - 0900 661 441

·         Bullying - 0870 000 2288

·         Childline - 0800 1111

·         Children’s Legal Centre - 01206 873820 (2-5pm weekdays)

·         Crimestoppers - 0800 555 111

·         Drinkline - 0800 917 8282

·         Drugs Helpline - 0800 776 600

·         Harrow Police Station - 020 8423 1212

·         Harrow Young Person Centre - 020 8861 5888

·         Kidscape - 020 7730 3300

·         Lesbian & Gay Switchboard - 020 7837 7324

·         NHS Direct - 0845 4647

·         Parentline - 0808 800 2222

·         Samaritans - 0845 790 9090

·         Smoking Helpline - 0800 169 9169

·         Victim Support Line - 0845 3030 900

· - Kidscape (advice on keeping safe from abuse)

·         abuse@(ISP host) - To report abusive e-mail (insert your ISP host provider)

· - Advisory Centre for Education (ACE)

· - Bullying

· - Bullying

· - Stop Bullying

· - Homophobic Bullying

· - Careers

· - Crime

· - Drugs and Health

· - Emotional support

· - National Children’s Bureau

· - Poverty

· - The Suzy Lamplugh Trust (personal safety advice)

· - Sex and Relationships

· - Suicidal Teenagers

· - Victim Support

· - Young Minds (mental health issues)