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Kilkeel High School, Knockchree Avenue, Kilkeel

Key Stage 3

In Years 8-10 the pupils have one Citizenship lesson per week.

We introduce many concepts and topics, such as: Inclusion, Human Rights, Democracy, Cultural Identity and many more.

Our aims are that all pupils will:

Enjoy their Citizenship classes.

Recognise the diversity and interdependence of people, communities and the environment.

Become more informed, thoughtful and responsible citizens who are aware of human rights and social responsibilities.

Acquire the knowledge, skills and understanding to play an effective role in society at local, national and international levels.

Become more confident, reflective and responsible.

Realise that they can make a difference to our society.

Become more active in the life of their schools, neighbourhoods, communities and the wider world.

Learn about the economy and democratic institutions and values.

Learn about how to participate in democratic processes.

Develop greater respect for different national, religious and ethnic identities.