Christ King Girls' Secondary School

Social Personal Health Education (SPHE)

09-February-18

Some of the aims of the SPHE Syllabus are:

  • To enable the students to develop skills for self-fulfillment and living in communities
  • To promote self-esteem and self-confidence
  • To enable the students to develop a framework for responsible decision-making
  • To provide opportunities for reflection and discussion
  • To promote physical, mental and emotional health and well-being

Head of Department

Ger Halbert

Teachers

Jacqueline Kelleher, Eleanor Sherman, Linda Irwin, Mary O Leary, Therese Bowen, Caroline O Sullivan-Ryan, Myra Chandler, Alice Stoat, Valerie O Flynn-Doyle, Aisling Mc Ardle, Bernard O Connell, Marguerite Glorney, Patricia Treacy, Kate Brassil

Junior Cycle

SPHE in junior cycle includes the following modules:

  • Belonging and integrating
  • Self-management: a sense of purpose
  • Communication skills
  • Physical health
  • Friendship
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • Emotional health
  • Influences and decisions
  • Substance use
  • Personal safety

Senior Cycle

SPHE in fifth year aims to develop students’ self-awareness and self-efficacy and the skills of empathy, resilience and health literacy. SPHE in fifth year addresses the following three areas of learning:

  • Mental health
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • Substance use
Events
Sep
28 2018
1st Year Outdoor Pursuits
Oct
01 2018
School Holiday
Oct
04 2018
Open Night 2018
Oct
16 2018
6th Year Parent Teacher Meeting
20-Sep-2018
On Thursday 20th September, Jacinta Kitt, renowned author, lecturer and researcher visited the school to present to staff.
20-Sep-2018
Congratulations to TY student Nicole Marinos who is one of our Science superstars!
14-Sep-2018
Past pupil, Saoirse Noonan, who is part of the Cork Ladies Football Squad visited Christ King today ahead of Sundays All-Ireland Final.
13-Sep-2018
We would like to congratulate all of our students who received their Junior Certificate results yesterday. The results were excellent and we are so proud of all of our students. Well done to all the students for their hard work and committment.
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Contact
Christ King Girls' Secondary School
South Douglas Road,
Cork,
Co. Cork,
Ireland

021 496 1448

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