THE ECCLESBOURNE SCHOOL

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 Term 4 Term 5/6
PD: Life in the Sixth Form – being independent, taking opportunities, study skills C: Current Affairs PD: Staying safe (Alcohol, the Internet, RSE) CEIAG: Self-evaluation, career planning CEIAG: Where next? University, apprenticeship, gap years

Year 13

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5/6
CEIAG: Post-18 applications C: Current Affairs PD: Staying safe (living away from home) PD: Study Skills N/A Exam 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.