PSHE – Tobacco Education Smoking – Who Smokes? Yr 8 Lesson 1 PSHE – Tobacco Education Lesson Objectives: • To examine ideas and pre-conceptions surrounding people that smoke. • To consider why some people smoke. • To know of some of the ways available to assist people with stopping smoking. • To be aware of some of the local and national statistics around smoking. PSHE – Tobacco Education Intended Learning Outcomes: Pupils will have: • Taken part in a quiz relating to national and local smoking statistics. • Reflected upon why people smoke. • Shared ideas on issues such as: Why people smoke, Why people stop smoking, How people stop smoking, and Why people continue to smoke. PSHE – Tobacco Education Success Criteria: • Be able to share some of the reasons people start smoking. • Be able to name some of the stopping smoking services along with how to contact, find and use them. • Remember some of the smoking statistics. • Be able to empathise with others around smoking related issues. PSHE – Tobacco Education Activity • Draw a smoker – do not draw them smoking, just draw the person. You may want to add a few words around the picture to help explain what you have drawn. PSHE – Tobacco Education Quiz – Who Smokes? 1. In 2007, what % of adults reported smoking? • In 2007 21% of adults reported smoking, compared with 22% in 2006 and 39% in 1980. PSHE – Tobacco Education 2. What percentage of adults that are or were regular smokers began smoking in adulthood? • Approximately 30% of people who are or have been regular smokers began smoking during adulthood (18 and over). Around 70% began smoking before they were 18. PSHE – Tobacco Education 3. Of young people aged 11 – 15 what percentage have not tried smoking? • Approximately 70% of young people have not tried smoking. PSHE – Tobacco Education 4. What percentage of young people aged between 11 and 15 are NOT regular smokers? Note: Regular smokers are classed as smoking at least 1 cigarette per week. • 94% of young people are NOT regular smokers. 6% of 11 – 15 year olds admit to being regular smokers (that is at least 1 cigarette per week). PSHE – Tobacco Education 5. Of current smokers aged 16 and over what percentage want to give up? • 67% (over 2/3) of smokers want to give up and 75% have tried to give up in the past. PSHE – Tobacco Education 6. What is the estimated cost of smoking to the NHS? • NHS costs of treating illness and disease associated with smoking were estimated at £5.2 billion a year in 2005/06, approximately 5.5% of total healthcare costs. PSHE – Tobacco Education 7. What percentage of adults aged 16 and over agree with the smoking ban in public places? • Four in five people (81%) agree with the smoking ban in public places. PSHE – Tobacco Education 8. Is the percentage of adults who smoke in the South East of England higher or lower than the national average? • Between the period of 2003 – 2005 the percentage of adults in the South East of England that smoked was 21.8% compared to a national average of approximately 24%. PSHE – Tobacco Education Individual Reflection • Think of someone you know that smokes. • Consider the drawings of smokers from the initial activity. Does the person you know look like any of the pictures? • Do the pictures stereotype smokers? • Why do you think this may be? PSHE – Tobacco Education Activity Why people start smoking Why people continue smoking Reasons people stop smoking How people may stop smoking PSHE – Tobacco Education What would you say to someone who was thinking about smoking a cigarette for the first time? PSHE – Tobacco Education By the end of this lesson, I will:- Be able to share some of the reasons people start smoking. Lesson 1 Be able to name some of the stopping smoking services along with how to contact, find and use them. Remember some of the smoking statistics. Be able to empathise with others around smoking related issues.