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At Ysgol Bryn Castell we deliver a broad and balanced PSE curriculum to meet the educational, behavioral, social and emotional needs of all pupils.

Our aims are to:

  • Develop confidence and responsibility and making the most of their abilities
  • Prepare to play an active role as citizens
  • Promote the development of a healthy, safe lifestyle
  • Develop good relationships and respecting the differences between people
  • Develop and prepare for the choices and opportunities of lifelong learning
  • Prepare for the challenges and choices of adult life
  • Develop principle of sustainable and global citizenship
  • Promote physical and mental well-being


The themes followed in KS3 are identified in the PSE framework:

  • Active citizenship
  • Health and emotional well-being
  • Moral and spiritual development
  • Preparing for lifelong learning
  • Sustainable development and global citizenship

At Ysgol Bryn Castell Key Stage 2 & 3 pupils will also work through the Talkabout social skills program. In KS3 PSHE is taught in weekly sessions that focus on the themes of the PSHE framework, National Curriculum objectives and the specific social skills package ‘Talkabout’.