Learning for Life in Year 7

In Year 7 we help our new students settle into school with lessons on friendship and study skills. Here are some useful resources to support their transition:

Moving to secondary school                       Making friends                       Study Skills

It is important to us that our students understand that respect for diversity is a key value at our school, so our lesson on Inclusion and Diversity introduces them to that.

Digital safety is an important theme of Year 7 lessons as we try to guide our students to use the internet productively and safely.  To support your child in this you might like to take a look at these resources:

Our RSE strand in Year 7 looks at topics such as puberty and family relationships.

Here are some useful resources:

Puberty:  https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/you-your-body/puberty/puberty-girls/

Periods:  https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/you-your-body/puberty/periods/

Different types of families:  https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/home-families/family-relationships/stepfamilies-second-families/

Family relationships:  https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/home-families/family-relationships/

Our Year 7 Resilience Programme from Bounce Forward aims to build emotional resilience and the ability to deal with setbacks.

Students work on their research and presentation skills by investigating Human Rights and Equalities as their Citizenship topic.  Here are some examples of their presentations:

Women’s rights by Ava, Jiya and Juno

Hanna and Catie’s L4L presentation on ageism

Disability rights – by Teya