Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHEE)

At Abu Bakr Girls School we have an extensive Careers programme which aims to provide Careers guidance and support to pupils from Y7 to Y11. This makes them aware of the wide variety of professions available at an early stage and enables them to make informed choices about further education and career paths.

The PSHEE programme is broken down into three key components: personal wellbeing, economic wellbeing and social education/keeping healthy.  Throughout Key Stage 3 pupils have the opportunity to investigate the key concepts and develop the essential skills and processes as part of the 3 key components.

PSHEE is taught as a standalone subject.  The pupils receive one lesson per week throughout Key Stage 3.


  • Education for social/keeping healthy aims to equip young people with the knowledge, skills and understanding to play an effective role in public life. To become confident individuals who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives.
  • Personal wellbeing aims to help young people embrace change, feel positive about who they are and enjoy healthy, safe, responsible and fulfilled lives.
  • Education for economic wellbeing and financial capability aims to equip pupils with the knowledge, skills and attributes to make the most of changing opportunities in learning and work.

Examples of the topics we cover in keystage 3 is as follows:-

Year 7 curriculum

  • This is PSHEE
  • This is me
  • What’s school all about
  • Family and friends
  • Family pressure
  • Coping with feelings
  • Bullying
  • Emotional Changes
  • Banking/spending/Money matters

Year 8 curriculum

  • A new school year
  • What kind of person am I
  • Friendship and love
  • Shyness and confidence
  • Families/Friends
  • Dealing with death
  • Elderly People
  • Homeless people
  • Are you healthy?
  • Safety in the home.
  • Financial Planning/Spending

Year 9 curriculum

  • Mental Health
  • Violence in the home
  • Problems in the family
  • Different types of Jobs
  • Getting help in the future
  • Young carers
  • Personal safety
  • Making choices in year 10 and year 11
  • Sexuality (Gender reassignment)
  • Sexual orientation
  • Financial capability
  • Careers Guidance and options.

Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHEE)
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