Year 9 Religious Education: A Self Portrait
Year 9 Religious Education classes have been studying Christian Love and Sexuality. They have been looking, in particular, at the areas of change, challenge, and growth they face during adolescence.
A core focus was on how they can develop relationships and factors that may influence this. We discussed gender differences (in particular stereotypes) and the representation of women in the media.
The final task for this unit was to create an inspiring positive self-portrait. As a class, the girls came up with a list of at least 50 positive words to describe themselves. They traced the outline of a photo of their face and using the positive words created a self-portrait.”