At Hans Price Academy, all of our year 7-10 students follow a 10 week rotation of our 4 SPACE areas; Health, Careers, Citizenship an Religion & Philosophy Education. This lesson takes place every Tuesday in place of learning family time. Year 11’s receive a similar programme of study delivered through year group assemblies on a Tuesday.

The rotations for SPACE are as follows:

Rotation 1 Rotation 2 Rotation 3 Rotation 4
Year 7  

Philosophy & RE

 

Health

 

Careers & Aspirations

 

Citizenship

Year 8  

Health

 

Careers & Aspirations

 

Citizenship

 

Philosophy & RE

 

Year 9  

Citizenship

 

Philosophy & RE

 

Health

 

Careers & Aspirations

Year 10  

Careers & Aspirations

 

Citizenship

 

Philosophy & RE

 

Health

The rotation dates for SPACE are:

Rotation 1: Tuesday 4th September – Tuesday 13th November (10 weeks)
Rotation 2: Tuesday 20th November – Tuesday 5th February (10 weeks)
Rotation 3: Tuesday 12th February – Tuesday 7th May  (10 weeks)
Rotation 4: Tuesday 14th May – Tuesday 23rd May (10 weeks)

 

From years 7 to 11 the SPACE Health Education programme will address the following issues:

Topic 1
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Diet and excercise
  • Hygiene
Topic 2
  • Relationships
  • Personal Identities
  • Diversity
  • Friendships
  • Puberty (delivered in single sex classes)
Topic 3
  • Drugs
  • Smoking – Law, effects and consequences
Topic 1
  • Relationships
  • Underage sex
  • First sex
Topic 2
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Alcohol – Laws, effects, and consequences
  • Smoking assist – mentoring programme
Topic 3
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Diet and eating disorders
Topic 1
  • Personal identities
  • Body image – Gok Wan
Topic 2
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Alcohol – Laws, effects, and consequences
Topic 3
  • Underage and pregnant – BBC series
  • Being ready for sex
  • Contraception
  • STIs
Topic 1
  • Personal identities
  • Body image – Gok Wan (continued from year 9)
Topic 2
  • Drugs – illegal drugs, consequences, facts and real life stories
Topic 3
  • Sex, STIs
  • Abortion

 

Topic 4
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Mental health
Topic 1
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Dealing with stress
Topic 2
  • SRE
  • PCSO – Rape awareness
  • Exploitation and pornography
Topic 3
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Choices beyond School

 

Curriculum Entitlement

All Students are entitled to sex education and the programme will be planned and delivered with regard to the needs of every student, ensuring equality of access and opportunity for all. Both the Science curriculum and the SPACE programme are compulsary for all students in years 7 to 11, thus ensuring common experience and entitlement for all.