Christ King Girls' Secondary School

Social Personal Health Education (SPHE)

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
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12-Mar-2019
Congratulations to our 1st year Basketball Team who are now through to the semi-final this Thursday
12-Mar-2019
Well done to the students in 2B and 2E class who undertook cake sales recently to fundraise for Pieta House
11-Mar-2019
Congratulations to Medisa Khajavi, TY, who performed beautifully in the recent Junk Kouture Regional Finals on Friday 8th March.
11-Mar-2019
Huge congratulations to Ayushi Mahajan, 2nd year. Ayushi won 1st place in All Ireland Programming Olympiad on Saturday in UCC
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Christ King Girls' Secondary School
South Douglas Road,
Cork,
Co. Cork,
Ireland

021 496 1448

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