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Sexuality Education

Growing Years Programme



The following lessons from the Growing Years Programme will be taught:

Junior College / Centralised Institute 1

UNIT

LESSONS / DURATION

Lesson Objectives

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to:

TIME PERIOD 

The Real Self

(Part 3)

1

(60 mins)

      • analyse the impact of one’s self-perception on one’s behaviour 
      • recognise that some messages in the media have sexual connotations and reflect ideals or stereotypes
      • evaluate messages that promote casual sexual activity among adolescents
      • recognise that the media has a tendency to inaccurately reflect the effort needed to nurture and maintain relationships

Term 3

Lessons about Love (Part 6)

2

(60 mins)

      • know that love is a commitment and it is not the same as having feelings of attraction
      • appreciate the importance of balanced roles, self-respect and mutual respect in the healthy development of relationships
      • recognise that differences in values, goals, and expectations may become challenges and /or lead to conflicts in the relationship
      • know the different styles of conflict management and acquire effective techniques of conflict management in a romantic relationship

Term 4

3

(60 mins)

      • appreciate that abstinence is to be cherished and is contingent on the exercise of self-control
      • examine and empathise with the dilemma of an unwanted pregnancy faced by an unmarried couple
      • appreciate that one’s beliefs on abortion is influenced by one’s religion, culture and values.
      • recognise that an abortion can have severe effects 
      • recognise that there is a tendency to underestimate one’s own vulnerability

Term 4


Junior College / Centralised Institute  2

UNIT

LESSONS / DURATION

Lesson Objectives

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to:

TIME PERIOD

Lessons about Love (Part 7)

 

4

(60 mins)

      • identify signs of an unhealthy dating relationship and the early indications of a breakdown of relationship 
      • appreciate that one can emerge stronger despite having gone through a breakup
      • explore beliefs about marriage
      • know the possible psychological impact on children experiencing parental separation or divorce
      • recognise the importance of having family support for a relationship
      • aspire to develop similar enduring character traits and qualities that one would consider in a life partner
      • appreciate that marriage is a lifetime commitment and that there will be challenges in marriage as in any other relationships

Term 1 Week 7

5

(60 mins)

      • recognise that personal decisions on how one displays own affections in public can affect others
      • discern the impact of new media on relationship building

Term 2 Week 3

NA

6

(60 mins)

      • This will be a culminating formative assessment task for students to consolidate what they have learnt from the previous lessons.

Term 2 Week 6

 

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eTeens PROGRAMME

The following programme will be implemented as follows:

Topics/Lessons

Programme Learning Objectives

Time Period

Mass Talk by HPB appointed vendor

      • Awareness of the different STIs and HIV/AIDS
      • Modes of transmission
      • Modes of protection, specifically the use of condom
      • Consequences and impact of STIs/HIV

Term 3

 

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VENUES

Venues for these lessons will be announced during morning assembly. You can also visit the Student Well-Being noticeboard for information on this.

INFORMATION

For more information and enquiries, you may approach the following teachers from the Student Well-Being Department.

Mrs Chiang Po Lin (HOD Room)

Mr Calvin Xie (Subject Heads Room)

Mrs Julie Lye (Counselling Room)