Form Time

Form time is a dedicated 25-minute period at the start of each day that helps to guide the students through their personal development at the school. Every year group follows a timetable of activities with set tasks and resources which are delivered through their form tutor. Below is the topic timetable for each year group followed by a short description of each activity.

Form time and Well being curriculum content 2020/21

Key themesLiving in a wider worldRelationshipsHealth and Wellbeing
Wk beginning  Topic of the weekStudent development
 Relationships Communication
7th  SeptemberIntroduction  
14th September Types of relationshipsFamily and friends 
21st September Types of relationshipsSexual 
28th  September Types of relationshipsReligion and Faith 
5th October Types of relationshipsReligion and Faith 
12th OctoberHealth relationshipsTolerance and Respect 
19th OctoberHealth relationshipsResilence 
Half termRelationships Resilience
2nd NovemberHealth relationshipEquality 
9th NovemberUnhealthy relationshipsBullying 
16th NovemberUnhealthy relationshipsOnline safety 
23rd  NovemberUnhealthy relationshipsExtremism/GangsHow to plan a lesson
30th NovemberMake a differenceStudent projectHow to deliver a lesson
7th  DecemberMake a differenceStudent projectHow to evaluate a lesson
14th DecemberDDD  
ChristmasLiving in the wider world Initiative
4th JanuaryWorld issuesClimate change 
11th JanuaryWorld issuesRefugees & immigration 
18th  JanuaryWorld issuesRacism 
25th JanuaryWho governs BritainBritish Values 
1st FebruaryWho governs BritainParliament and voting 
8th FebruaryWho governs BritainCourt and law 
Half termLiving in the wider world E-safety
22nd FebruaryCareersCareer pathways 
1st MarchCareersSkills needed. 
8th  MarchMake a differenceStudent projectHow to plan a lesson
15th MarchMake a differenceStudent projectHow to deliver a lesson
22nd MarchMake a differenceStudent projectHow to evaluate a lesson
29th MarchDDD  
EasterHealth and Wellbeing Healthy Body
19th AprilHealthIntroduction 
26th AprilHealthDiet 
3rd MayHealthExercise 
10th MayWell- beingMental Health 
17th MayWell- beingMental Health 
24th MayWell – beingMental Health 
Half termHealth and Well being Healthy Mind
7th JuneFirst AidBasic First Aid 
14th JuneFirst AidBasic First Aid 
21st JuneMake a differenceStudent projectHow to plan a lesson
28th JuneMake a differenceStudent projectHow to deliver a lesson
5th  JuneMake a differenceStudent projectHow to evaluate a lesson
12th  JulyDDD  

*Every subject run an assembly and set a challenge to be completed. This is run throughout the year and goes towards the form and individual competition.

Form Timetable

Form Weekly timetable 2020/1

 Year 7Year 8Year 9Year 10Year 11
MondayAssemblyTopic of the weekTopic of the weekTopic of the weekTopic of the week
TuesdayTopic of the weekGeneral knowledge QuizGeneral knowledge QuizAssemblyGeneral knowledge Quiz
WednesdayGeneral knowledge QuizKnowledge Organiser/LiteracyAssemblyGeneral knowledge QuizKnowledge Organiser/Literacy
ThursdayKnowledge Organiser/LiteracyAssemblyKnowledge Organiser/LiteracyKnowledge Organiser/LiteracyStudent development lesson/RSE
FridayStudent development lesson/RSEStudent development lesson/RSEStudent development lesson/RSEStudent development lesson/ RSEAssembly

Topic of the week

Each week there is a topic that the students are introduced to which is linked to the topic of the term (please see form time mapping). Students are given different resources (picture of the week, word of the week and debate question) to stimulate conversation and discussion. This is recorded in their knowledge organiser.

General Knowledge quiz

Students compete with others in their form to test their knowledge on current affairs and general knowledge in a multiple choice quiz.

Knowledge organiser/ Literacy (ko)

Tutors and pupils look through their knowledge organiser to check and maintain standards and to prepare for KO quiz. A literacy task is also completed.


Once a week the whole year group have an assembly related to the topic of the week and individual year matters.

Student development lesson/ RSE

Tutors deliver a session on the terms development topic (see form mapping). Each term there is a different topic related to student development. The 6 topics are listed below;

  • Communication
  • Resilience
  • Initiative
  • E safety
  • Healthy body
  • Health mind

Students receive a dedicated Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) session every 2 weeks.