Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE) provides students with the skills, knowledge and values to make healthy and informed choices in life. Citizenship education provides the skills, knowledge and values to empower students to become well rounded and responsible citizens.

Ditton Park Academy values the importance of all our students building happy healthy relationships with each other and the adults they interact with. Through the carefully designed PSHE program the Academy aims to allow the students to develop and their explore thinking and communication techniques while having the confidence to critical evaluate information through the use of different teaching and learning techniques.  

PSHE covers importance of democracy, freedom of speech, respect and the rule of law and is embedded into lessons in all subject areas and is taught in standalone lessons where a safe and supportive environment is provided so an understanding of the importance of core values of Ditton Park Academy and the importance of resilience in developing an open mind set. 


Module Year 9

Economic understanding.  Financial risk/rewards.  Moral choices and ethical challenges

Consumer choices.


Consumer choices.

Emotional intelligence.


Rights and responsibilities

Diversity and discrimination, gender, age, disability and homophobia


Sex and relationships

Human relationships


Personal identity, self-esteem, confidence and assertiveness.

Healthy lifestyles, peer influence, body image and eating disorders


6 Minimising harm and getting help.


Kings Reach
Slough Berkshire
Tel: 01753 537594
Fax: 01753 526485
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