In Years 7, 8, and 9 Citizenship is taught the Personal Development Curriculum. The National Curriculum requirements for citizenship can be found here: http://https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-citizenship-programmes-of-study
Rights and equalities:
What are British Values and where have they come from?
What is Citizenship?
What are Human Rights?
Defending our rights
Democracy and Government:
How does the political system work?
Who runs the country?
Fairness and Justice:
What is a crime?
What is the Criminal Justice System?
What can we do to prevent crime?
Students engage with active participation and the key concepts important to citizenship education. The key concepts are:
Statutory NC Citizenship requirements (taken from ACT)
|Knowledge and Concepts||Skills||Experiences (Action)|
|Democracy and Government||Researching and interrogating evidence, thinking critically||Classroom and wider school|
|Rights and Equalities||Debating political questions, presenting arguments and evaluating viewpoints||In the community|
|Fairness and Justice||Taking Informed action||In public and democratic life|