Age Range: KS3 KS4
A version of our best-selling Setting Targets and Monitoring Progress for lower ability students. Focuses on personal development through target setting and planning in all areas of life, not just at school. Lessons are arranged in four broad categories: School, Beyond school - jobs, Learning from looking at other people and How to make progress. Activities are illustration-rich and encourage a high input of ideas from the teacher.
Topics include: Why set targets?; Planning for exams; Value of education; Importance of homework; Making the right choice; Learning that choices are not irreversible; Importance of good behaviour in class; Advantages of having a job; Planning for successful work experience; Know where to look for opportunities; Overcoming problems; How understanding your own strengths and weaknesses helps you to set targets and make choices; Improve your self-esteem; Stay calm; Confidence building; Importance of staying healthy; Commitment.