PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT (PD) is a subject studied by every student at Culcheth High School and comprises of PHSEE (Personal, Social, Health & Economic Education), Citizenship and Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG). All of these are statutory subjects which legally must be studied by every student from ages 11 – 18.
PHSEE is divided into three areas; Personal Wellbeing, Financial Capability/Economic Awareness, and Emotional Health & Wellbeing; developing the qualities and attributes students need to thrive as individuals, family members and members of society, whilst Citizenship education covers the political, legal and economic functions of adult society, and the social and moral awareness required to thrive in it. CEIAG is means of developing a young person’s knowledge, understanding, confidence and skills that they need to make well- informed, thought-through choices and plans that enable them to progress smoothly into further learning and work, both now and in the future.
Every student will complete a variety of lessons which will focus on a vast range of topics; from Finance, Human Rights, Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco (DAT), to Safe and Healthy Lifestyles, Politics, Crime, Sex and Relationships Education (SRE), Future Plans and Apprenticeships.