Assessment Map

Key Words and Meanings - Year 11 PSHCE
  • Finance and economy
    TaxesAn amount of money paid to the government that is based on your income or the cost of goods or services you have bought. 
    BudgetingThe process of calculating how much money you must earn or save during a particular period of time, and of planning how you will spend it. 
    MortgageAn agreement that allows you to borrow money from a bank or similar organization, especially in order to buy a house, or the amount of money itself. 
    British valuesDemocracy The rule of law Individual liberty Mutual respect Tolerance 
    GamblingTo take risky action in the hope of a desired result. 
  • Careers and Next Steps
    CareerAn occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person's life and with opportunities for progress. 
    ApprenticeshipA system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading). 
    EmployabilityThe quality of being suitable for paid work. 
    Employabillity skillsThe transferable skills needed by an individual to make them 'employable'. 
    AspirationsHope or desire to achieve something. 
  • Physical and Mental Health
    StressA state of mental or emotional strain or tension. 
    HealthA person's mental or physical well-being. 
    MindfullnessThe quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. 
    Self careThe practice of taking action to preserve or improve one's own health. 
    AnxietyA feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome. 
  • Equality
    ReflectionSerious thought or consideration. 
    DeterminationThe ability to continue trying to do something, although it is very difficult. 
    ApplicationThe determination to work hard over a period of time in order to succeed at something. 
  • SRE - Relationships
    MarriageThe legally or formally recognised union of two people as partners in a personal relationship. 
    AbuseTo treat someone with cruelty or violence, especially regularly or repeatedly 
    ParenthoodThe state of being a parent and the responsibilities involved. 
    SexualityCapacity for sexual feelings. 
  • Exam Preparation
    Learning stylesA range of competing and contested theories that aim to account for differences in individuals' learning. 
    Independant learningAn educational activity undertaken by an individual with little to no supervision. 
    RevisionStudy of work you have done, in order to prepare for an exam. 
    Revision timetableEssentially a calendar. But instead of holidays and birthdays, it contains topics and subjects you need to revise on specific days. 
    PrioritiseTo be able to determine the order for dealing with (a series of items or tasks) according to their relative importance. 

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