Learning Together For The Future

Years 12 and 13

Personal Development and Citizenship

Sixth Form students continue to have weekly PDC lessons, delivered by their Form Tutor. The curriculum is supported by additional talks and events organised by the PDC Department and/or the Sixth Form Office.

Course Aims

The aim of PDC is for students to acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to manage their lives, now and in the future. The variety of lessons, topics and extra- curricular activities enables students to develop the qualities and attributes that they need to thrive as individuals and members of society.

Course Content

Year 12

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3/4 Term 5/6
PD: Life in the Sixth Form; study skills; making the most of opportunities C: Current Affairs
CEIAG: Work Experience applications
PD: Economic Well-Being CEIAG: Where next? Volunteering, gap years, apprenticeships and university

Year 13

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3/4 Term 5/6
CEIAG: Post-18 applications C: Current Affairs PD: Economic Well-Being Study Leave

Extra-Curricular Activities

The extra-curricular activities and events vary year on year. However, regular sessions include Young Drivers Awareness; Giving Blood & Organ Donation; RSE update; Drugs, the dangers.

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