The Academy provides every student with a comprehensive programme of Personal Social Health Citizenship Education (PSHCE). All students are given a lesson once a week, to ensure that the curriculum is covered in detail.
Key Stage 3
Students look at what makes a community, rights and responsibilities, healthy eating, how to build positive relationships, bullying and drug and alcohol education.
Students focus on what human rights are and where they come from. Students also look at issues to do with the environment and learn about the role of Parliament and the Government in our society.
Key Stage 4
Years 9, 10 and 11
When students enter Key Stage Four they begin the Citizenship GCSE. Within the GCSE students look at a wide range of issues such as: Government and Politics, Human Rights, The Media, Pressure Groups, Law and Justice, The Environment, International Politics and Employment Rights. Students sit two Controlled Assessments as part of the course which focuses on Active Citizenship and Campaigning.
Students are provided with a complete sex and relationships programme, delivered in conjunction with Croydon Outreach Team.