PSHE (personal, social and health education) and citizenship are planned elements of the whole curriculum that help to give children the knowledge, skills, and understanding they need to lead confident, healthy, independent lives and to become informed, active, responsible citizens in a rapidly changing world. The curriculum helps them to:
Through PSHE, we aim to apply the principle of inclusion and equal opportunities; access and entitlement; differentiation and achievement of potential and preparation for the future.
The planned provision for PSHE and citizenship is part of a whole school approach which includes discrete teaching; teaching through other areas; activities, school, community and church events and worship along with the daily reinforcement of an agreed set of Christian values and expectations.
Half-termly whole school targets, based on SEAL (Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning) and Christian values, are discussed in worship, displayed throughout the school and reinforced on a regular basis.
School Curriculum Plan
Annual – Core Skills, SRE, Economic Well Being and Financial Capability (Enterprise), Life Bus (Drugs), Taking Part
Bi-Annual – Emotional Health and Well-being, Keeping Safe, Being a risk taker, Healthy Lifestyles, Being different, Anti-bullying
Note: ‘Core skills’ pervades all units, ‘Being Different Unit’ (diversity) to be incorporated throughout, ‘It’s Ok to tell’ – as and when