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St John the Baptist’s College, Portadown
Timetable *Please note the school is running a two week timetable this year. This week (beginning 17th Sept) is a White Week*
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Learning For Life and Work


KS3 Overview

In St John the Baptist College this subject is divided into three main areas of study:

Personal Development

This area of study gives students the opportunity to study:

  • Maximising and sustaining health and well-being
  • Concept of self
  • Building and maintaining healthy relationships
  • Recognising, assessing and managing risk
  • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of parenting
  • Developing competence as discerning consumers


This area of study gives students opportunities to:

  • The impact of globalisation on employment
  • Recruitment and selection practices for employment
  • Rights and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Issues of self- employment and sources of support

 Local and Global Citizenship

This area of study gives students opportunities to:

  • and effectively in their communities and wider society;
  • Diversity and inclusion in Northern Ireland and the wider world
  • Rights and responsibilities regarding local, national and global issues
  • The role of society and government in safeguarding human rights
  • Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)
  • Key democratic institutions and their role in promoting inclusion and justice


15th Sep 2018
Pupils in LLW this week were learning about the lasting impact of bullying through...
13th Sep 2018
Pupils in Year 10 were reflecting on their ability to act with integrity today in...
10th Sep 2018
Year 10 pupils were today preparing their CVs in preparation for the forthcoming...
9th Sep 2018
Year 8 pupils were developing their understanding of the constituent parts that make...