The Personal Development curriculum consists of the units outlined below. These cover a range of PSHE and Citizenship topics that will help to prepare our young people to be confident and active members of the community.

Assessment: Students are not formally assessed in Personal Development.

Overview of topics being studied

YearAutumnSpringSummer
7 Welcome to Abbey College
Cyber bullying
Manifesto for Change
Careers
Respect and Esteem
Sex and Relationships
Diversity and Racism
8 Drugs and Alcohol

Careers

Body image and Self esteem
9 Study Skills
Government and politics

Finance
Media
Crime and punishment
Sex and Relationships
10 Drugs and Alcohol Work experience preparation Sex and Relationships
11 Study Skills/  Post 16 options Parenthood
Driving
Exam preparation