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Holmleigh Park High School

Parent Letter for Term 2 (2022)

Dear Parent/Carer,

We are delighted with how positively our first term of PSHE teaching went to support the new statutory guidelines to implement Health Education (HE) and Relationship Sex Education (RSE).

This term Y11 will also have PSHE lessons; these lessons will take place once a fortnight. Term 2 will consist of approximately six lessons of PSHE, as well as continued Careers lessons and Study Skills on the alternate week. The PSHE topics being studied during Term 2 are:


Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

Lesson 1

My Dreams and Goals 

My Long-Term Goals 

Plans and Goals 

Balance and Health

Intimate Relationships

Lesson 2

Coping Strategies 

Understanding the Value of Money

Mental Health and Mental Illness 


Diverse Relationships

Lesson 3

Making Choices 

Money and Earnings 


Extraordinary Bodies and Minds

Power in Relationships

Lesson 4

Anxiety and Stress 

Managing Stress 


Diseases, STIs and Treatments

Safe Relationships

Lesson 5

Healthy Choices 

Me and my Health 

FGM, Beast Ironing and Honour Base Abused

Informed decisions about Sex


Lesson 6

Understanding Substances 

Substance Use and Misuse 

Being a Good Citizen

Being an Adult, Relationships and the Law 


If you have any further enquiries about the PSHE curriculum or any of the content covered please feel free to look on the school website at the PSHE, RSE and Health Education Policies and Schemes of Learning. Or alternatively contact the academy on the following email: [email protected]

Kind Regards, 

Miss S J Diaco 

PSHE and Careers Coordinator