Personal, social, health and economic [PSHE] education is an important and necessary part of all pupils' education. PSHE is a non- statutory subject and can encompass many areas of study. Our PSHE education programme is used to equip pupils with a sound understanding of risk and the knowledge and skills necessary to make safe and informed decisions. The programme builds on the content of the National Curriculum and statutory guidance on drug education, financial education, sex and relationships education [SRE] and the importance of physical activity and diet for a healthy lifestyle.
Our PSHE curriculum in the Foundation Stage is taught through the Early Years Foundation Stage statutory framework. Personal, Social and Emotional development is taught through three areas;
In Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 our PSHE curriculum is taught through SEAL, in half termly topics.
Themes include -
We have an additional Keeping Safe Week in January, when the whole school focuses on different elements of Safety including; e-safety, safe/unsafe relationships (including the dangers of gangs and knife crime for our older children), road safety, drugs, alcohol and tobacco and safe situations (including safety in the home). We partner up with many fantastic organisations during this week including;
PSHE is taught through one weekly lesson.
Children use class floorbooks to record their PSHE work.