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Sixth Form

PSHEE: The Forever Programme

PSHEE and Careers Lead: Mr C Woodard

PSHEE and Careers Support Officer: Miss T Lathrope

Personal, social, health and economic education (PSHEE) at Sir John Leman High School falls under the umbrella of The Forever Programme: alongside Careers Education.

The aim of The Forever Programme (including PSHEE) is to prepare students for life, ensuring they are equipped to be successful personally, socially, healthily and economically, including navigating their career ambitions. The curriculum aims to “support pupils’ spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development and prepare them for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of life”.  Students will develop Intrapersonal skills required for self-management, interpersonal skills required for positive relationships in a wide variety of settings and skills of enquiry.

 At Sir John Leman High School, students follow a curriculum based on the PSHE Association’s Programme of Study (Key Stages 3 and 4) both of which are in line with current DFE advice and guidance.

This programme of study covers three core themes:

  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Relationships
  • Living in the wider world: economic wellbeing, careers and the world of work

The Forever Programme is delivered in KS3 and KS4 in the form of: Tutor Time Programme (twice per week), Assemblies, Enrichment Mornings / Days, and Extra-curricular events and activities. Please see links below for details of the PSHE elements of The Forever Programme (plans subject to change):

Please also check our Careers at Sir John Leman page for more detailed information of the Careers element of The Forever Programme.

Right to Withdraw

Please refer to our Policies page, where the Right to Withdraw process is explained in our PSHE and RSE policies.

Useful Resources:

www.thesource.me.uk  – this Suffolk website has a range of information for young people including information about apprenticeships and careers.  There is a handy CV building tool which is free to use.

https://www.kooth.com/ - Online mental wellbeing support

https://www.childline.org.uk/ - Childline Charity

https://www.talktofrank.com  - Support and advice on drugs and alcohol


https://www.unifrog.org – careers and destinations platform for students.  Teachers, tutors and students will need to log into their account to access content.  Please contact Mr C Woodard for log in details.

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/careers - to help young people find out what jobs they may be suited to, with videos and profiles on careers.

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk - Search under job profiles to find out about careers – ones you know about and ones you don’t know about!

- is a local website covering businesses in Suffolk and Norfolk.  Students can sign up to receive information from businesses that they “like” on the site.

www.apprenticeships.gov.uk  - National website for information on apprenticeship training, here you can find an apprenticeship and register to receive vacancy updates. Apprenticeships are now being offered at higher and degree levels, we have found that different apprenticeships are offered at different times of the year for a late summer or September start.  As more information becomes available regarding these qualifications, we will update this website.

www.tlevels.gov.uk - T Levels are an alternative to A levels, apprenticeships and other 16 to 19 courses. Equivalent to 3 A levels, a T Level focuses on vocational skills and can help students into skilled employment

https://www.barclayslifeskills.com/ - Helping young people understand and develop the key skills they need to go forward into work

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk – this is a national website which has details of apprenticeships and sponsored degrees. 

www.ucas.com – UCAS is not just for your university application, find out about money matters, applying and what courses are on offer on this site.

http://russellgroup.ac.uk/policy/publications/informed-choices/ - if you are aiming for a competitive entry university, this publication brings together guidance from admission teams at Russell Group universities.

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