Personal Development

Personal development 

The main focus of the Personal Development subject is to develop pupils' social and emotional skills and to support their wellbeing.  During sessions, pupils are encouraged and supported to set their individual goals and steps to success.  


  • To be able to identify regulation strategies that work for each individual and generalise these across settings 

  • to recognise that change can be difficult and identify ways to cope with change

  • to participate in different social activities and projects and learn how to make a change in our community

  • to realise that most people have mental health issues and understand how & why it may fluctuate 

  • to understand what anxiety is and how it can affect individuals 

  • to recognise how feelings and emotions can change behaviour

  • to be able to reframe negative thinking 

  • to be able to identify unhealthy and healthy coping mechanisms