PSHE all embracing term is used to encompass the skills required by individuals to manage their lives now and in the future. Students develop knowledge and understanding in all aspects of personal relationships, physical health and mental wellbeing, social issues and financial decisions. These fundamental life skills help students to manage their feelings and to develop emotional intelligence.
Lower School PSHE, for all students in Forms 3, 4 and 5, is in the form of a timetabled lesson once a week, which is led by their tutor and covers topics including bullying, study skills, healthy eating and internet safety.
In the sixth form PSHE is not be timetabled during the normal college lesson timetable, but takes the form of a series of lectures delivered by specialist speakers with a 15 minute Q and A session. However, some of the more sensitive and personal elements of the course, such as matters of sexual health are delivered in small groups by specially trained members of college staff.