SPHE 1 New 2023 Edition (EDCO)


Health and Wellbeing: SPHE 1 covers the four strands and learning outcomes of the SPHE element of Wellbeing and the New Junior Cycle SPHE short course

  • Each strand addresses each of the Eight Key Skills of the new Junior Cycle
  • Comprehensively addresses all elements of the established SPHE programme
  • Uses easily understandable and age-appropriate language
  • Follows best practice in addressing the health and wellbeing needs of young people
  • Includes a new and age-appropriate unit on mental health, mindfulness, stress management and relaxation techniques
  • Cyberbullying covered in detail, with tips and suggestions for dealing with it
  • Easy-to-read, bright and attractive design, with full-colour illustrations and engaging photos
  • Not a 'one size fits all' lesson-based textbook - allows class groups the flexibility to progress through each lesson plan at their own pace
  • Includes a wide range of activities and assessment techniques which acknowledge the different learning styles and varying needs of students
  • Learning Outcomes given for each unit, with quizzes and activities to establish students' level of knowledge
  • Key words are listed at the beginning of each unit and explained throughout the text
  • 'Learning Logs' allow students to reflect on their learning and to keep a record of it, facilitating the completion of classroom-based assessments and student journals