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St John the Baptist’s College, Portadown

Learning For Life and Work

 

KS3 Overview

In St John the Baptist College this subject is divided into three main areas of study:

Personal Development

This area of study gives students the opportunity to study:

  • Maximising and sustaining health and well-being
  • Concept of self
  • Building and maintaining healthy relationships
  • Recognising, assessing and managing risk
  • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of parenting
  • Developing competence as discerning consumers

Employability

This area of study gives students opportunities to study:

  • The impact of globalisation on employment
  • Recruitment and selection practices for employment
  • Rights and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Issues of self- employment and sources of support

 Local and Global Citizenship

This area of study gives students opportunities to study:

  • Diversity and inclusion in Northern Ireland and the wider world
  • Rights and responsibilities regarding local, national and global issues
  • The role of society and government in safeguarding human rights
  • Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)
  • Key democratic institutions and their role in promoting inclusion and justice

News

31st Mar 2019
Year 10 pupils taking a closer look at a local job vacancy in engineering to further...
 
 
 
27th Feb 2019
8C were researching their dream jobs in LLW this week as they investigated job descriptions...
 
 
 
24th Feb 2019
Year 8 pupils were considering the factors that influence success in school life...
 
 
 
23rd Jan 2019
Year 9 pupils have been learning about Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and how it's necessary...
 
 
 
19th Jan 2019
Many thanks to Lord Mayor Julia Flaherty who very kindly invited our Student Council...
 
 
 
28th Nov 2018
Year 9 pupils were developing their understanding of human rights today in LLW and...
 
 
 
28th Nov 2018
Year 8 pupils have been thinking about the difference between skills and qualities...
 
 
 
2nd Nov 2018
Years 8, 9 and 10 pupils have been evaluating their progress so far in the Personal...