Learning at Third and Fourth Level is likely to be for young people in S1, S2 and S3, but it can be earlier or later for some. It is the role of the teacher/facilitator to decide when a young person or group should be learning at this Level. The learning activities described here work across Third and Fourth Level. An indication is given of content that could form the starting point of work, with progression to other topics also indicated.

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The activities described are designed for a 50-minute class/session. The Activity Plans are not a script, they are a suggested approach with some proposed activities to support teaching and learning. If you are a confident practitioner, you might dip in and out of the activities. If you feel you will benefit from more of a structure, then you can use what is suggested. This may depend on the topic.


To begin

My body now

Body image

Boys, girls and stereotypes

Sexual intercourse

Consent

Social media (1)

Pornography: what is it/what harm does it do?

Emotional wellbeing


Progression 1

LGB equality

Being a parent/carer (1)

Abuse and relationships

Getting pregnant: Truths + Myths

Choices about contraception

Condoms

Sexual health: Getting advice and support

Sexual intercourse: Pressure, pleasure and first-time sex


Progression 2

Romantic and loving relationships

Being a parent/carer (2)

Equality, feminism and sexual harassment

Human Sexuality and Sexual Rights

Menstruation

Abortion

Social Media (2): Fake news/Fake people

Consent and the Law

About STIs/BBVs/The Local And Global Impact Of HIV


Information for parents and carers about learning at home

Information for parents and carers about learning at school

Recommended books for children and young people

Experiences, Outcomes + Benchmarks: Third Level

Experiences, Outcomes + Benchmarks: Fourth Level