Personal, Social, Health & Citizen Education
The personal and social development of each child has a significant role in their ability to learn and achieve. PSHE is taught directly in class and through other subjects such as English, Humanities, RE, Science and PE.
It is also immersed in the daily life of the school community eg assemblies, playground behaviour, healthy eating at lunchtimes, School Council and taking care of our school through pupil responsibilities.
We also welcome visitor to the school such as Health Professionals, Police Fire Service and representatives from charitable organisations.
Every class takes part in a Circle Time activity weekly.
This allows children to discuss or debate a range of personal, social and citizenship issues in a safe and trusting environment.
PSHE includes Sex & Relationships Education, and Drugs Education
The governing body have agreed that Sex Education will be taught as part of the curriculum personal, health and social education.
The aims are:-
- to encourage pupils to appreciate the Christian values of stable family life, love and marriage and the responsibilities of parenthood.
- to promote good health.
- to promote a sense of self worth, well being, respect for self and others.
- to develop a biological understanding of the human body in relation to its sexual development to enable our children to understand the cycle of life, the changes that will occur to their bodies, the reason for these changes and functions of the sex organs.
This is taught through PSHE and Science. The statutory drugs eduation which forms part of the Science curriculum is as follows:
Key Stage 1: 5-7year olds should be taught about the role of drugs as medicine.
Key Stage 2: 7-11 year olds should be taught that tobacco, alcohol and other drugs can have harmful effects.
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