PSHE Learning Outcomes KS3

PSHE Learning Outcomes KS3


Learners are able to:
• demonstrate an understanding of the concept of ‘career’ in relation to examples of people that they know
• recognise their strengths, achievements and weaknesses and evaluate how these might inform future choices in learning and work
• describe some of the qualities, attitudes and skills needed for employability


Learners are able to:
• demonstrate a range of enterprise skills, attitudes and qualities
• explain a range of financial terms and products and describe different ways to manage their money and personal finances
• assess their needs, interests, skills, attitudes and aspirations in relation to options for learning and work and make creative and realistic plans for transition into Key Stage 4
• use information sources to explore options and choices for learning and work
• demonstrate capability as critical consumers of goods and services


Learners are able to:
• explain the positive and negative aspects of risk-taking in relation to economic issues and financial and career choices
• assess and manage risks relating to financial, enterprise and career choices, and learn from mistakes

Economic understanding

Learners are able to:
• demonstrate an understanding of the economic and business environment, including how and why different businesses operate, and of different types of work, including employment, self-employment and voluntary work
• demonstrate and apply understanding of economic ideas
• explain a range of basic economic and business terms

Personal identities

Learners are able to:
• reflect on and evaluate their achievements and strengths in different areas of their lives
• recognise strong emotions and identify ways of managing these positively
• recognise that external factors, such as relationships, achievements and setbacks, can affect emotional well-being, and identify how they can take this into account

Healthy lifestyles

Learners are able to:
• identify characteristics of good health and how to stay physically, emotionally and mentally healthy
• make informed choices about their health and well-being and explain reasons for their choices
• demonstrate effective ways of resisting negative pressure, including peer pressure
• describe the main effects of, and laws relating to, alcohol, tobacco and other legal and illegal drugs


Learners are able to:
• describe the positive and negative impacts of risk-taking on their health and well-being
• assess and manage risks associated with personal lifestyle choices and situation, try new ideas and face challenges safely


Learners are able to:
• identify the importance of having a variety of social and personal relationships and how these can impact on their lives and well-being
• understand the nature and importance of marriage and stable relationships to parenthood and family life
• discuss ways that relationships might change over time and demonstrate how to negotiate within relationships


Learners are able to:
• describe differences and diversity and demonstrate respect and empathy towards others who live their lives differently from them
• challenge prejudice and discrimination in an appropriate manner
• demonstrate recognition of the achievements, strengths and worth of others.

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National "Thank a Teacher" Day - Thursday 26th May

Dear Parents and Carers 26th May is National Thank a Teacher Day.  Our teaching and support staff work tirelessly to enable our students to enjoy their learning and achieve their personal best.  I know many of you appreciate the work they do and we would love to see as many 'thank you cards' as possible sent this week.  You can send a free thank you to any member of staff; teachers, teaching assistants, catering, site team, cleaners, admin.  You can access the thank you cards via this link. 'Thank You Card' 
If you do not know the email of the staff member directly you can use the formula below or send it to

To email a class teacher at The Stanway school, please use our standard formula:

For example, to contact Mr S Barker:-