RESPECT Curriculum

Why the children of Mersey need the RESPECT Curriculum:

Responsible, respectful and healthy citizens.

  • Hull has the 3rd highest crime rate in the country.
  • For the Humberside Police Region, Hull has 50% more crimes than the next highest area.
  • Crime Rates in Hull have risen over the past 4 years from 28 reported crimes per thousand people to 43 reported crimes per thousand people.
  • Hull is 2% higher for the national average of people off work and claiming benefits due to mental health.
  • Hull is double the national average for deaths due to lung cancer and coronory heart disease, and even slighlty higher for females.
  • Hull has double the national average amount of Looked after children , Children in Need, and Children on Child Protection Plans (per 1000 children)
  • The total mortality rate in Hull from causes considered preventable (directly standardised per 100,000) is 279.8; significantly above the national figure of 181.8.

Enterprise

  • Hull is below the national average by 4.3% for workers who are self employed.
  • Hull ranks as the 4th most deprived local authority under the Income domain
  • The majority of jobs in Hull are in Manufacturing. This is equivalent to 16.8% of all jobs in Hull; double the national figure of 8.1%.
  • Other large areas of jobs are Health (18,000; 14.4%), Business Admin and Support (15,000; 12.0%), Retail (12,000; 9.6%) and Education (12,000; 9.6%).

Sustainability

  • 45% of 6th form and college leavers attend Hull University, who has Enviromental Sustainabiltiy as one of their key strategic objectives, stating they will " Continue to promote the inclusion of environmental and sustainability issues in our taught curricula and research agenda to provide our students with an understanding of these important challenges.”
  • Hull City Council has a target of achieving 15 per cent of renewable energy by 2020, their vision is to develop Hull as the renewables capital of the UK. Major players in the renewables energy sector are already looking to establish facilities in Hull such as Biomass, Siemens at GreenPort and Offshore Wind.

Presentation

  • Hull ranks as the most deprived local authority under the Education, Skills and Training domain.

Expectation, aspirations and possibilities

  • Hull has 13% under the national average for SOC2010 Group Workers (Managers/Directors) who are in the highest earning wage bracket.
  • Yorkshire and the Humber is 3% higher than the national average for numbers of children who live in workerless households.
  • Hull is 2% higher than the national average for 16-24 Year olds who are claiming benefits.
  • Hull ranks as the 6th most deprived local authority under the Employment domain.
  • Compared to nationally, Hull has a lower than average proportion of jobs in Professional, Scientific and Technical services.

Community Involvement

  • Violent crimes, theft and Anti-Social behaviour account for the majority of crimes in Hull, and an even higher percentage in the HU8 postcode.
  • More non UK born residents come from countries inside the EU (22,000 or 8.6%) compared to countries outside the EU (12,000 or 4.7%). The highest number were born in EU8 countries (14,000 or 5.5% including Czech Republic, Estonia, Poland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

The Basic Skills

  • Hull is 2% over the national average for people with no qualifications.
  • Hull is 2% above the national average for unemployed people who say they want a job
  • Hull ranks as the most deprived local authority under the Education, Skills and Training domain.

The RESPECT CURRICULUM AIMS TO:

What will a successful RESPECT Curriculum achieve?