Preparing for Adulthood


Preparing for Adulthood (PfA) Employment

Pupils of all ages have the opportunity to learn about, experience and develop employability skills and are encouraged to have aspirations for employment in their future. Topics within PfA Employment include work placements, making decisions, developing a hobby, running a stall and fund raising events.

Preparing for Adulthood (PfA) Independence

Pupils of all ages have dedicated curriculum time to develop confidence and skills that enable them to become as independent as they can be in their future lives. Topics within PfA Independence include moneys skills, supermarket orientation, washing and dressing, road safety and managing my belongings.

Preparing for Adulthood (PfA) Community

Pupils of all ages are encouraged to experience, practice the skills and feel confident members of their Academy and local community. Topics within PfA Community include having a social life, e-safety, appropriate behaviours out and about, being a good citizen and friendship skills.

Preparing for Adulthood (PfA) Health

Pupils of all ages have the opportunity to learn about and experience how to lead a healthy life and have a healthy body and mind. Topics within PfA Health include food, exercise, personal safety, life choices and relaxation.

Consideration is given to pupils with special physical/medical needs.


3 year overview




Assessment & Tracking

Primary Pre-Formal

Primary Semi-Formal

Primary Formal

KS3 Pre-Formal

KS3 Semi-Formal

KS3 Formal