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Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education Curriculum Intent Statement

The primary purpose of Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education , is to ensure that students are given the correct support and wider education necessary to become a functioning member of society, including their Personal, Social, Health education as well as an understanding of their place and role in society.


PSHEE Vision

The vision of the PSHEE programme is provide students with education in five key themes:

  1. Health and Wellbeing: How to care for our own health and the way we interact with other people.
  2. Living in the Wider World: How we respond to the changing world in a political and social dimension.
  3. Relationships and Sex Education: How we see and build relationships and how we respond to sex and sexuality.
  4. Study Skills: How we engage with our learning and how we make the most of our time in school.
  5. Citizenship: Responding to matters that relate to being part of the UK and wider community.


PSHEE Purpose

PSHEE is provided to students in two ways:

  1. PSHEE sessions

These are fortnightly through which students receive Key Themes 1-4. Students spend four sessions on each theme, each session dealing with a different aspect of that theme. As students progress through the school, those aspects deal with more sensitive and appropriate issues. See the PSHEE programme overview. Resources are provided by the PSHEE coordinator and external speakers are organised as part of that programme.

  1. Citizenship Lessons

These take place once a week during period 6. Students are asked to reengage with and respond to different issues and topics that come up through the year including current affairs, national observances and what it means to be part of the UK. Tutors receive a Citizenship tasks each week form the PDW coordinator.


PSHEE Programme Overview



Our Values

Faith in the presence of God

Concern for the poor and social justice

Quality education

Respect for all persons

Inclusive community

an awareness of the living presence of God in our world, and a calling to see the world through the eyes of faith

a calling to support the poor and victims of injustice, through community service and justice education

to provide an education that is second to none, so that our students will not just contribute to society, but will transform it

that we are all children of God and, as such, at the heart of our education we must respect the dignity of all persons

we respect and value diversity, which means that nobody is left out or left behind, and that we embrace the unique stories and qualities that each of us bring to the world.


Trust Information

St Simon Stock Catholic School is an academy, and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership. The Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address: Barham Court, Teston, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5BZ. St Simon Stock Catholic School is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.