Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Year 8

 

  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

Mental Health and Wellbeing 

Christianity

Exploring the effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of wellbeing of ourselves and others

 

Mental health and emotional wellbeing, including body image and coping strategies

Alcohol and drug misuse and pressures relating to drug use

Intermediate knowledge of the theology, philosophy and human elements of Christianity.

 

Knowledge Sheet Recall (Each Lesson)

 

Weekly Multiple Choice Tests

Spring Term

 

Relationships

Judaism

 

Gender identity, sexual orientation, consent, ‘sexting’, and an introduction to contraception

Discrimination in all its forms, including: racism, religious discrimination, disability, discrimination, sexism, homophobia, biphobia and transphobia

Intermediate knowledge of the theology, philosophy and human elements of Judaism

Knowledge Sheet Recall (Each Lesson)

 

Weekly Multiple Choice Tests

Summer Term

 

Living in the Wider World

Islam

Equality of opportunity in careers and life choices, and different types and patterns of work

Online safety, digital literacy, media reliability, and gambling hooks

Intermediate knowledge of the theology, philosophy and human elements of Islam

Knowledge Sheet Recall (Each Lesson)

 

Weekly Multiple Choice Tests