PSHE

PSHE is taught in tutor groups throughout Years 7-11. The sessions are led by tutors but often involve input from a range of speakers from services such as the police, fire service, NHS and universities. It links closely to our wider careers work in school. More information about careers can be found here.

PSHE covers a wide range of topics from personal safety to future plans. It gives students a chance to explore a broad range of issues in a secure environment and to acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to manage their lives. Much of PSHE is about students having the knowledge to make informed choices, to ask questions and to be able to be responsible for their future choices in life.

The topics covered in each year group include:

 

Year 7

Welcome to the Gryphon, student council and tutor rep elections
Personal safety
An introduction to careers – exploring career pathways
Friendships and online bullying
Relationships – growing up and managing change
Being Healthy

Year 8

Self-respect
Careers- the Real Game
Online safety and online bullying
Community Citizenship and anti-social behaviour
Relationships – Healthy relationships and exploitation
Smoking
Basic First Aid

Year 9

Stereotyping and diversity
University and future options
Sexual health
Drugs
Relationships – consent and exploitation
Skill building

Year 10

Personal finance
Post 16 options
Applications and CVs
Mental health
Relationships

Year 11

Careers- your rights
Independent living
Resilience and managing stress
Revision
Interviews

News

Students celebrate DofE and Ten Tors Awards

  Last Wednesday, The Gryphon School held its annual Duke of Edinburgh and Ten Tors Awards Presentation Evening. The school is now the biggest state school provider of DofE training in Dorset,...

News

Royal Engineers visit The Gryphon

As part of Army Engagement week commencing 7th October 2019, the Gryphon School were fortunate to gain support from the Royal Engineers to deliver a series of session with students from Years...

Events

Sixth Form Open Evening

Come and visit The Gryphon Sixth Form on our Open Evening! There will be Headteacher presentations, tours of our departments with exciting demonstrations and interactive activities, as well as a chance to...

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