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PSHCE at Leicester High

Years studied: Years 6 – 11. All girls study PSHCE as a non-examination course in Years 10 and 11.

Subject overview

PSHCE (Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education) enables you to become a confident and informed citizen of the community.

Guest speakers and external agencies are invited to lead sessions in their specialist fields. Visits also take place, for example, to the Galleries of Justice and Warning Zone. PSHCE lessons allow you to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to make safe and healthy choices and to respect the rights of others.

Course content

  • Relationships
  • Personal safety
  • Drug awareness
  • Study skills
  • Money matters  
  • Politics
  • Crime and legal awareness


You will develop a wide understanding of the society and communities in which you live, along with self-understanding – skills which will be beneficial to any career path you choose to follow.