Introduction to SPHE

The subject of SPHE (Social, Personal and Health Education) aims to:

  • To enable the students to develop skills for self-fulfilment and living in communities
  • To promote self-esteem and self-confidence
  • To enable the students to develop a framework for responsible decision-making
  • To provide opportunities for reflection and discussion
  • To promote physical, mental and emotional health and well-being



SPHE is a non-exam, with pupils taking part in class work and project work over the course of the year.


Useful Tips

  • Encouraging pupils to researching topics being dealt with in class to promote self-directed learning.
  • Encouraging the pupils to discuss what is being dealt with in SPHE at home.