SPHE Subject Overview:
The Social, Personal and Health Education programme provided at Saint Mac Dara’s seeks to create a learning environment which allows pupils to encounter a wide range of issues. The focus is on promoting positive self-esteem and confidence. This child-centred, experiential approach allows for the learning of key skills which are needed in life.
Junior Cycle SPHE
First Year SPHE (Click on the below picture to see in greater detail).
Second Year SPHE (Click on the picture below to see in greater detail).
Third Year SPHE (Click on the link below to see in greater detail)
Senior Cycle SPHE
The modules covered are:
Belonging and Integrating
Influences and Decisions
Senior Cycle RSE
In 5th and 6th Year, students also receive classes in RSE (Relationship and Sexuality Education). The Modules covered are:
Consent and the Law
Love, Commitment and Marriage
Sexually Transmitted Disease
Gender Equality, Discrimination, and Orientation
Fertility and Conception