Mod­ern life les­sons to be given to pupils

Solihull News - - NEWS -

PUPILS aged 11 to 16 are to be given strate­gies for “cop­ing with mod­ern life” as part of a new pro­gramme in schools.

Pub­lic Health Eng­land ( PHE) has launched les­son plans for teach­ers to use in their per­sonal, so­cial, health and eco­nomic ed­u­ca­tion ( PSHE) classes.

They cover top­ics such as bul­ly­ing and cy­ber­bul­ly­ing, al­co­hol and smok­ing, cre­at­ing pos­i­tive re­la­tion­ships and friend­ships, exam stress, “on­line stress” and so­cial me­dia and body im­age. PHE said the les­sons will help build “cru­cial lifeskills for young peo­ple.”

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