Thematic PSHE Drugs and Alcohol

Perfect for meeting the new PSHE Statutory guidelines, this pack has been created from the popular EC Resources PSHE lessons to match one of the new PSHE Association optional frameworks - the ‘Thematic Framework’, from their model programme builder. This is one of a variety of ways to order your PSHE content and follows the PSHE Association’s new, suggested order for content within their three categories: Living in the Wider World, Relationships and Health and Wellbeing.

PSHE Association Theme:
Autumn 1 Health & Wellbeing
Topic – Drugs and Alcohol
Alcohol and drug misuse and pressures relating to drug use

This pack is mapped against the latest DfE guidance and uses the PSHE Association Core themes (H23, H24, H25, H26, H27, H29, H31, H5, R42, R44) for the 2020 Requirements (Statutory Health and RSE).

Learning Outcomes for this unit – Students will learn…
about medicinal and reactional drugs
about the over-consumption of energy drinks
about the relationship between habit and dependence
how to use over the counter and prescription medications safely
how to assess the risks of alcohol, tobacco, nicotine and e-cigarettes
how to manage influences in relation to substance use
how to recognise and promote positive social norms and attitudes

All lessons are editable, differentiated at least three ways so you can be Ofsted and DfE guidance-ready and ensure your pupils have the very best PSHE education. Each pack contains a variety of activities, an hour-long PowerPoint, a clip with questions, a literacy focus task, new key-term introductions, reading aloud materials, assessment opportunities, progress checkers and creative tasks.

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Created: May 18, 2020

Updated: Jan 2, 2021

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