Personal Wellbeing

Personal wellbeing helps young people embrace change, feel positive about who they are, enjoy healthy, safe, responsible and fulfilled lives. Pupils learn to recognise and manage risk, taking increased responsibility for themselves and make positive contributions to their communities.

Pupils will ……
  • Learn about themselves as individuals and as members of their community
  • Learn to become more self-aware, developing personal identity &values
  • Learn how to plan and manage choices in their personal lives
  • Set targets to enable them to achieve goals and aspirations.
  • Learn to respect the views, needs and rights of others
  • Learn to  recognise  & reduce risk
  • Develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Learn  the physical and emotional changes of their bodies during puberty
  • Learn to cope with changing relationships and understand how these can affect their health and well-being.
Economic Wellbeing

Education for economic wellbeing helps students to manage their finances and careers effectively. Focussing on both inside and outside school, students gain an understanding of the commercial environment, the diversity and function of business and its contribution to national prosperity.

Pupils will ……
  • Learn to  develop personal identity for career progression
  • Identify future planning,  set goals and targets for next steps / Choices at 14+
  • Learn about work roles & employment
  • Access work experience
  • Learn economic understanding, The function of money, personal budgeting & money management skills
  • Learn to recognise financial  risk & reward, savings, investment & trade
  • To learn about the social & moral dilemmas about the use of money
  • Learn about consumer choices , including the effect of competition on product & price

Citizenship helps young people to develop the knowledge, skills and conviction to play an effective role in their local, national and global communities. By critically examining issues related to democracy, social justice, human rights and identity & diversity from a range of perspectives, students learn to form their own opinion, speak out and take action on issues important to them.

Pupils will ……
  • Learn  spiritual, moral, social and cultural issues
  • Learn the similarities , difference & diversity amongst people of different race, culture stability, gender, age & sexual orientation & the impact of prejudice
  • Learn examples of diverse values encountered in society
  • Learn to make choices , being a valued member of society identify personal beliefs  & values
  • Learn  to understand & value different types of relationships
  • Learn about the rights & responsibilities
Acting Headteacher: Mr. Powell

Northfield School
Knights Road
Blackbird Leys
Tel: +44 (0)1865 771703
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