Communication and Culture
Core Communication & Culture at Key Stage 4 consists of Citizenship and PSHE. Citizenship is a statutory subject at Key Stage 4. Both strands are delivered as Comms.
Citizenship fosters students’ keen awareness and understanding of democracy, government and how laws are made and upheld. In Comms we are equipping students with the skills and knowledge to explore political and social issues critically, to weigh evidence, debate and make reasoned arguments. Students undertake and evaluate different ways in which citizens can act together to solve problems and contribute to society. Students are also equipped with the skills to enable them to manage their money on a day-to-day basis, and plan for future financial needs.
PSHE helps students to develop as young adults with a sound understanding of risk and the knowledge as well as the skills necessary to make safe and informed decisions. PSHE covers
Some of the topics covered are outlined below: