Health Education

This is an overview of when Health education is studied at Wigston Academy. It is not an exhaustive list as many areas are also discussed by teachers as they arise in teaching and in pastoral work.

 Year Group Area studied Studied In
Year 7 Smoking PSHCE
Drugs education PSHCE
Reproduction. This is a Science topic looking at the biology of reproduction. Science
Year 8 Self esteem PSHCE
Drugs education PSHCE
Alcohol PSHCE
Healthy eating Science
Year 9 Sex education focusing more on relationships, sexually transmitted infections and contraception. PSHCE
Drugs education PSHCE
Eating disorders PSHCE
The “Fit & Healthy” topic covers Healthy eating, Drugs, alcohol and smoking. Science