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The facts and choices in relation to pregnancy, including keeping the baby, adoption, abortion and where to get further help.
The importance of marriage and qualities of positive healthy relationships.
The range of strategies for identifying and managing sexual pressure, including understanding peer pressure, resisting pressure and not pressurising others.
That there is a choice to delay sex or to enjoy intimacy without sex.
About the prevalence of some STIs, the impact they can have on those who contract them.
How the use of alcohol and drugs can lead to risky sexual behaviour.
The characteristics of positive healthy friendships in all contexts, including online.
The roles and responsibilities of parents with respect to raising children.
How to recognise, respond to and seek help in situations of coercion, harassment, exploitation, abuse and sexual violence.
How all aspects of health can be affected by choices made in sex and relationships, including physical, emotional, mental, sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing.
About online risks, including that any material someone provides to another has the potential to be shared online and the difficulties of removing it.
Not to provide material to others that they would not want shared further and not to share personal material which is sent to them.
What to do and where to get support to report material or manage issues online.
The impact of viewing sexually explicit and harmful content, including the dangers and distortions of pornography.
That sharing and viewing indecent images of children (including those created by children) is a criminal offence which carries severe penalties.
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Students learns to be respectful of their own bodies, character and giftedness. Appreciative of blessings. Grateful to others and to God 188.8.131.52-3.
The different stages in the development of an unborn child in the womb from the moment of conception to birth. 184.108.40.206-3.
About the sanctity of life, and the significance of this concept indebates about abortion 220.127.116.11
About abortion, including the current legal position, the risks associated with it, the Church's position and other beliefs and opinions about it. 18.104.22.168.
To understand the consequences of unintended pregnancy and of teenage parenthood (in the context of learning about parenting skills and qualities and their importance to family life) and the options available. 22.214.171.124.
Self-disciplined and able to delay or forego gratification for the sake of greater goods, appreciating the nature and importance of chastity in all relationships. 126.96.36.199
To recognise that sexuality is a God-given gift and that sexual intercourse is the most intimate expression of human love. The importance and benefits of delaying sexual intercourse until marriage. 188.8.131.52., 184.108.40.206
The nature and importance of marriage. The role of marriage as the basis of family life and its importance to the bringing up of children. 220.127.116.11., 18.104.22.168.
Parenting skills and qualities and their central importance to family life (including the implications of young parenthood). 22.214.171.124.
The impact of separation, divorce and bereavement on individuals and families and the need to adapt to changing circumstances. 126.96.36.199.
Know and understand what human and divine attributes, virtues and skills are required to sustain a happy, authentic marriage which is life long and life giving. 188.8.131.52.
To understand the importance of self-giving love and forgiveness in a relationship. 184.108.40.206.
The characteristics and benefits of positive, strong, supportive, equal relationships. 220.127.116.11.
To manage changes in personal relationships including the ending of relationships. 18.104.22.168.
About harassment and how to manage this. 22.214.171.124.
To recognise when others are using manipulation, persuasion or coercion (and when this is a criminal offence e.g. violent behaviour) and how to respond. 126.96.36.199.
An awareness of exploitation, bullying and harassment in relationships (including the unique challenges posed by online bullying and the unacceptability of physical, emotional, sexual abuse in all types of teenage relationships, including in group settings such as gangs) and how to respond. 188.8.131.52.
To recognise when relationships are unhealthy or abusive […] and strategies to manage this or access support for self or others at risk. 184.108.40.206.
The concept of consent, how to seek consent and to respect others' rights, to give, not give or withdraw consent. 220.127.116.11.
The definitions of sexual consent, sexual exploitation, abuse, grooming, coercion, harassment, rape, […] and why they are always unacceptable. 18.104.22.168.
Discerning in their decision making, able to exercise wisdom and good judgement. 22.214.171.124
Determined and resilient in the face of difficulty, including the strength of character to stand up for truth and goodness in the face of pressure 126.96.36.199
Courageous in the face of new situations and in facing their fears, including the courage to be different. 188.8.131.52
Prophetic in their ability to identify injustice and speak out against it […], including the recognition of the necessity to accept the unpopularity this often entails. 184.108.40.206.
To debate moral questions in a way which is well informed, nuanced and sensitive, taking into account the teaching of the Catholic Church in the relevant areas. 220.127.116.11.
Self-giving, able to put aside their own wants in order to serve others locally, nationally and globally, including a recognition of the importance of service as the purpose of human life. 18.104.22.168.
The methods of informing one's conscience and the absolutecharacter of conscientious demands 22.214.171.124
To recognise, clarify and if necessary challenge their values, attitudes and beliefs and to understand how these influence their choices. 126.96.36.199
To be just, understanding the impact of their actions […], including the knowledge and understanding to ensure that such judgements are well-informed. 188.8.131.52.
How virtues, values, attitudes and beliefs can drive a growing sense of purpose for their lives. 184.108.40.206
How to be loyal, able to develop and sustain friendships and the habits of commitment and compassion which make this possible. 220.127.116.11.
To be compassionate, able to empathise with the suffering of others and the generosity to help others in trouble, recognizing the importance of self-sacrificing love in this context. 18.104.22.168.
To recognise their responsibilities towards others, and the humandignity of others in God's eyes. 22.214.171.124.
Respectful, able to identify other people's personal space and respectthe ways in which they are different, valuing difference and diversity 126.96.36.199.
Forgiving, developing the skills to allow reconciliation in relationships, including the ability to sincerely ask for and to offer forgiveness. 188.8.131.52.
Aware of the importance of honesty and integrity in all forms ofcommunication. 184.108.40.206.
The influences on their body image including the media'sportrayal of idealised and artificial body shapes. The health risks and issues related to this. 220.127.116.11
To evaluate the extent to which their self-confidence and self- esteem are affected by the judgments of others. 18.104.22.168.