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
Dec
04 2018
2nd year Parent Teacher meeting
Dec
13 2018
School closure: JCT Cluster Day
13-Nov-2018
Buy your tickets online for the upcoming musical, I have a Dream, which will be performed by Transition Year students.
21-Oct-2018
We look forward to Wellbeing Week will take place from 22 - 26th October.
04-Oct-2018
Well done to Medisa Khajavi, TY3 who participated in Culture Night as part of her Climate Ambassador Programme.
25-Sep-2018
Today we celebrated our Opening School Mass in Christ King Church.
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Contact
Christ King Girls' Secondary School
South Douglas Road,
Cork,
Co. Cork,
Ireland

021 496 1448

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