Through Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE), we aim to give our children the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to lead confident, healthy, independent lives and to become informed, active and responsible British Citizens. PSHE enables children to understand and respect our common humanity: it's diversity and it's differences so that they can go on to form, the effective, fulfilling relationships that are an essential part of life and learning.
PSHE is taught using the PSHE Matters scheme of work. There are twelve learning modules are taught following the order on our long term topic plan and follow a two year rolling programme at each age group (KS1, lower KS2 and upper KS2)
The twelve modules that are covered are:
The British Values of respect, tolerance, individual liberty, the rule of law and democracy run throughout the PSHE Matters scheme of work.
The following ground rules are used in PSHE sessions to enable children to feel safe and secure:
Links to learning in PSHE are made explicit by staff in other subjects. The PSHE curriculum and the Collective Worship plan are closely linked and reinforce many of the same messages.
PSHE, BV, SMSC and Rights Respecting Schools displays throughout school reinforce the PSHE curriculum enabling children to make links.