Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education Policy (including Relationships and Sex education)
Subject Lead: Mrs Heming
‘Why fit in when you were born to stand out?’
Our PSHE curriculum is constructed to educate children about their roles and responsibilities to their community and the wider world, explore and understand feelings, identity, relationships, health and keeping safe. All children from EYFS to Year 6 will explore PSHE in weekly sessions.
At Abbey Hulton Primary School we believe that good PSHE teaching and learning happens when:
KS1-2 From Year 1 to Year 6 we follow the PSHE Association framework for all PSHE lessons. We cover Health and Well-Being, Relationships and Living in the Wider World Learning Opportunities from their framework. We also use their comprehensive RSE framework guidance. The long term plan is structured using these documents to ensure our children are exposed to a spiral PSHE curriculum from one year group to the next in order to promote sticky knowledge. Finally, we have also consulted the Stoke-on-Trent child profile to make sure our long-term plan focuses on health issues which arise in our local area.
Throughout the year we celebrate various events in the PSHE calendar such as Anti Bullying week, Road Safety week, LGBTQ Pride, World Mental Health day and World Oral Health day. We have a huge focus on British Values within our school community and curriculum, this is a major focus particularly in PSHE and will be explored via assemblies and in lesson time.
By the time our children leave our school they will: