Themes

The main ideas discussed in King-Hit include: 

FRIENDSHIP   GUILT   BULLYING

JUSTICE   SEXISM   STEREOTYPES

RESPONSIBILITY   ALCOHOL   CRIME

PEER-PRESSURE   SELF-RESPECT   RACISM

PUNISHMENT   FEAR   DANGER

Relevant Aspects of the National Curriculum for PSE evident in the production

KS3

Developing thinking
Learners should be given opportunities to:

  • use some prior knowledge to explain links between cause and effect
  • consider others’ views to inform opinions and make informed decisions and choices effectively

Developing communication
Learners should be given opportunities to:

  • listen attentively in different situations and respond appropriately
  • communicate confidently personal feelings and views through a range of appropriate methods
  • express opinions clearly and justify a personal standpoint
  • take part in debates and vote on issues. 

Active citizenship
Learners should be given opportunities to:

  • develop respect for themselves and others
  • how to recognise and challenge effectively expressions of prejudice, racism and stereotyping

Health and emotional well-being
Learners should be given opportunities to:

  • display a responsible attitude towards keeping the mind and body safe and healthy
  • develop positive attitudes towards themselves and others and to
    understand: the relationship between diet, exercise, and good health and well-being
  • the effects of and risks from the use of a range of legal and illegal
    substances and the laws governing their use
  • how to use alcohol responsibly and the risks of binge drinking
    the law relating to aspects of sexual behaviour
  • the range of emotions they experience and how to develop strategies for
    coping with negative feelings                                                                                                      
  • the benefits of accessing different sources of information, support and
    advice.

Working with others
Learners should be given opportunities to:

  • be assertive and resist unwanted peer pressure                                                          
  • empathise with others’ experiences, feelings and actions                                                
  • develop and use a range of strategies to manage anger and resolve conflict                
  • adapt to new situations                                                                                                                
  • access an appropriate range of sources for help, support and advice                                  

KS4

Developing communication
Learners should be given opportunities to:

  • communicate personal feelings and views effectively in a wide range of situations through a range of appropriate methods

 Active citizenship
Learners should be given opportunities to:

  • develop respect for themselves and others

 Health and emotional well-being
Learners should be given opportunities to:

  •  Accept personal responsibility for keeping the mind and body safe and healthy
  • develop a responsible attitude towards personal relationships and to understand: the short and longer term consequences when making decisions about personal health
  • the personal, social and legal consequences of the use of legal and illegal substances
  • the range of sexual attitudes, relationships and behaviours in society
  • the importance of sexual health and the risks involved in sexual activity including potential sexual exploitation
  • the features of effective parenthood

Working with others
Learners should be given opportunities to:

  • reflect on the roles played in group situations, including leadership
  • be assertive and resist unwanted peer and other influence
  • resolve conflict with a win/win solution
  • manage anger, frustration and aggressive feelings effectively
  • adapt to changing situations

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