Year 10


Autumn Term 1

Health and Well-being

  • Health and Wellbeing

  • Human connections and volunteering

  • Mental Health Campaigns

  • Supporting the NHS

  • Self-examination and screening

  • Puberty and body image - what is normal?

  • First Aid; Signs of illness

Autumn Term 2

Philosophy and World Views

  • Fundamental Questions

  • Spirituality

  • Humanism

  • Myths and Truths

  • World View

Spring Term 1

Relationships and Sex Education

  • Different relationships

  • Legal status - consent

  • LGBT+

  • Meaning of respect

  • Gender Discrimination

  • Racism

  • Pregnancy and choices

  • Miscarriage

  • Harmful behaviours

  • Sources of information and support

Spring Term 2


  • God

  • Anthropomorphism

  • Life and Death

  • Humanist views

  • Expression of beliefs and values

  • Living with God

Summer Term 1


  • Developing understanding of abuse

  • Identify and deal with harmful behaviours online, including bullying, abuse and harassment

  • Understanding online safety, behaviours, hacks and removal of online material

  • Drugs, alcohol and tobacco consequences of addiction

  • Developing understanding of the law around issues such as pornography

  • Sources of information and support

Summer Term 2


  • What are the origins of the faith?

  • Who are the key figures and what does the scripture say?

  • How do believers express their religious identity?

  • What are the key practices?

  • How do people worship?

  • What impact does religion have on people’s lives?

More detail...

Below you shall find the type of questions that we shall be exploring in each unit.

Health and Wellbeing

  • Strategise ways to promote mental wellbeing and happiness.

  • Discuss the meaning of stigma

  • Explore BDD, bulimia and anorexia

  • Define what blood, organ and stem cell donation are

  • Evaluate the biggest problems associated with teeth (include discussion on NHS v Private dentists)

  • Recap the importance of balanced lifestyle and sleep

  • Demonstrate the benefits of regular self-examination and screening.

  • Explore how puberty can affect your body image of what is ‘normal’

  • Living with disability

  • We discuss what is 'normal' - with a view to getting students to explore that there is no normal, we are all different and get them to question if the media needs to portray more realistic variety

  • Evaluate different menstrual choices

  • Questions and support for period poverty

  • Recall previous learning on first aid

  • Explain how to spot certain illnesses; heart attack, strokes and what to do

Philosophy and World Views

  • What is it to be human?

  • What are the important questions?

  • What is Spirituality?

  • Are humanists just people with no faith?

  • What is the difference between agnostics and atheists and humans?

  • Are myths based on truths?

  • What does Plato's story about the Cave tell us?

  • What is Reality? What is hyper-reality?

  • Is the world flat?

  • What is a religion? What is a worldview? What is inclusion and diversity?

Relationships and Sex Education

  • Identify different types of relationships and their legal status (include LBGT)

  • Explain the pros and cons of cohabitation over religious commitment

  • Evaluate the extent to which the world promotes marriage as a freely entered commitment

  • Recall key stereotypes

  • Explain the impact stereotyping can have in normalising prejudicial behaviour

  • Evaluate how effective society has been at ending discrimination and ensuring tolerance of other people’s beliefs

  • Information on how to report discrimination and prejudice and how and where to get help.

  • Define the meaning of ‘respect’

  • Outline issues of discrimination in our local context

  • Create a campaign to end discrimination in your community

  • Information on how to report discrimination and prejudice and how and where to get help.

  • Recap what is consensual intimacy

  • Recall the key methods of contraception

  • Understand the facts around pregnancy including miscarriage.

  • Explore the choices in relation to pregnancy

  • How to get further advice, including how and where to access confidential sexual and reproductive health advice and treatment.

  • Differentiate between acceptable and unacceptable behaviour

  • Predict how the use of alcohol and drugs can lead to risky sexual behaviour


  • Does God exist? What is God like? Is God omnipotent, omnibenevolent and omniscient? What is the Holy Trinity?

  • How has God been portrayed? Why is there controversy surrounding the display of images of God’s and Prophets? (link to Islam)

  • Is there life after death? What is the nature of heaven and hell? What is re-incarnation? What other views are there of life after death?

  • How do Humanists celebrate funerals? How do humanists celebrate the stage of life?

  • What do religious paintings and architecture etc. tell us about beliefs, especially life after death?

  • How do people put their beliefs into practice? What impact does God have on people’s lives?


  • Outlining the impact of abuse on current and future relationships

  • Exploring ways in which people can overcome abuse

  • The impact of bereavement and the vulnerability it may cause

  • Identify how to seek help or advice, including reporting concerns about others, if needed.

  • Cite examples of people’s media usage causing them issues later in life

  • Clarify what is appropriate to share online

  • Outline how you can identify and deal with harmful behaviours online (including bullying, abuse or harassment)

  • Discuss how information and data is generated, collected, shared and used online.

  • Define ‘clickbaiting’

  • Explain the impact of viewing harmful content online, and the criminal implications (violence, pornography and indecent images of children)

  • Identify how you think people should behave online

  • Explain how you might be hacked, and ways to prevent it?

  • Predict how easy it is to remove something about you from online (nudes, comments, trolling, general inappropriate behaviour)

  • What to do and where to get support to report material or manage issues online.

  • Explain the physical and psychological consequences of addiction, including alcohol dependency.

  • Recall key laws previously discussed

  • Explain the laws surrounding pornography

  • Evaluate how far the law in the country has created a ‘liberal’ society abortion


  • Who is the founder?

  • When, Where was the religion founded?

  • What were the key revelation events?

  • Who are the God/Gods?

  • Who are the key faith leaders?

  • Is there a central figure in the scripture?

  • What is the name of the Holy Book/Books?

  • What are the key messages of the texts?

  • How do believers express their religious identity?

  • What are the key practices? Initiation, rites of passage, death

  • What are the key artifacts of the faith?

  • Are there any symbols/language linked to identify?

  • How do people worship?

  • What is the place of worship called?

  • Key practice within the place of worship?

  • What are the key festivals?

  • What impact does religion have on people’s lives?

  • Revelations, miracles, interaction with the divine?

  • Conversion

  • Actions in the community