Transferrable Life Skills in the Secondary Curriculum

The Transferrable Life Skills embedded through our curriculums are life skills that we believe will enable and empower our students to become as independent as they can be. These include:

  1. Demonstrate effective communication
  2. Receptive language
  3. Expressive language
  4. Making choices
  5. Use of symbols/PECs Communication aides where necessary
  6. Greeting
  7. Questioning
  8. Communicating likes and dislikes
  9. Use prior knowledge to solve a problem
  10. Functional skills of literacy, maths and ICT
  11. Verbal and written problems
  12. Anticipation
  13. Following routines
  14. Exploring objects and areas
  15. Show appropriate behaviour in different environments
  16. Showing a response
  17. Moving around school
  18. Working in different environments
  19. Using different equipment
  20. Working collaboratively with others
  21. Have practical self-help skills in order to live as independently as possible
  22. Personal care
  23. Self-catering
  24. Budgeting and Shopping
  25. Locate and take responsibility for own possessions
  26. Personal organisational skills
  27. Small and Large group work
  28. Work experience
  29. Work Independently and reducing reliance on
  30. Develop strategies for personal safety including Stranger danger, Dangers at home, Danger in the community, Road safety, Rights and responsibilities and E-safety.
  31. Develop strategies to ensure physical and emotional well being
  32. Sex and relationships, Human biology
  33. Healthy eating. exercise and sport
  34. Stress and anger management, Recognising emotions, Making friends, Developing positive relationships
  35. Drug and alcohol education, mental health, Self-esteem.
  36. Develop skills to become a responsible citizen, tolerance,
  37. Work related learning
  38. School council
  39. Awareness of differences including British Fundamental Values
  40. Environmental awareness and citizenship