Life Skills

Life Skills Schedule 2020-21

Year 12 (Thursdays)

Week

Year 12 (Thursdays)

Staff

0

Transition into Sixth Form:

H1. skills and strategies to confidently manage transitional life phases

R4. to manage mature friendships, including making friends in new places

L2. to set realistic yet ambitious career and life goals which are matched to personal values, interests, strengths and skills

RHA

FYK

MYK

1

Meeting with tutors:

L2. to set realistic yet ambitious career and life goals which are matched to personal values, interests, strengths and skills

BNS

GTC

DTC

DAX

2

Independent Study Skills:

H1. skills and strategies to confidently manage transitional life phases

RHA

3

Healthy Diet:

H2. maintain a healthy diet, especially on a budget

DTC

4

Exercise:

H13. how to maintain work-life balance, including understanding the importance of continuing with regular exercise and sleep, and balancing time online

GTC

5

Is the media always right about health messages?

H9. to consistently access reliable sources of information and evaluate media messages about health

DAX

6

Meeting with tutors:

L2. to set realistic yet ambitious career and life goals which are matched to personal values, interests, strengths and skills

BNS

GTC

DTC

DAX

7

Sleep:

H13. how to maintain work-life balance, including understanding the importance of continuing with regular exercise and sleep, and balancing time online

BNS

Year 13 (Wednesdays)

Week

Year 13 (Wednesdays)

Staff

0

Personal Statements and Applications:

L2. to set realistic yet ambitious career and life goals which are matched to personal values, interests, strengths and skills

L3. to evaluate the ‘next step’ options available, such as higher education, further training or apprenticeships, and gap year opportunities

L5. how to identify and evidence their strengths and skills when applying and interviewing for future roles and opportunities

RHA

FYK

MYK

1

Diet, Exercise and Accessing the GP:

H10. how to register with and access health services in new locations

H13. the importance of continuing with regular exercise

H2. maintain a healthy diet

FYK

2

Managing Stress and Next Year:

H4. to recognise signs of change in mental health and wellbeing and demonstrate a range of strategies for building and maintaining positive mental health, including managing stress and anxiety

L3. to evaluate the ‘next step’ options available, such as higher education, further training or apprenticeships, and gap year opportunities

RHA

3

Importance of Vaccinations

H11. to recognise illnesses that particularly affect young adults, such as meningitis and ‘freshers’ flu’

H8. to take responsibility for monitoring personal health and wellbeing

FYK

4

Self-Assessment and Screening

H8. to take responsibility for monitoring personal health and wellbeing – breast awareness and self-examination, testicular self-examination and cervical screening

FYK

5

Is the media always right about health messages?

H9. to consistently access reliable sources of information and evaluate media messages about health

DAX

6

Sleep:

H13. how to maintain work-life balance, including understanding the importance of continuing with regular exercise and sleep, and balancing time online

BNS

7

Holiday Safety:

H14. to assess and manage risk and personal safety in a wide range of contexts

H15. to manage personal safety in relation to travel, such as cycle safety, young driver safety, passenger safety, using licensed taxis and getting home safely

H17. evaluate when to summon emergency services

RHA/ FYK