The aim of our PSHE Curriculum is to help our pupils develop the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to keep themselves healthy and safe and prepare for life and work in modern Britain. Through PSHCE education we will help pupils to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to manage many of the critical opportunities, challenges and responsibilities they will face as they grow up and in adulthood.
PSHCE is organised into a two-year rolling programme which is organised into four main areas:
- Myself and My Relationships
- Healthy and Safer Lifestyles
- Economic Wellbeing.
These units are arranged across the year groups so that the children to develop skills and attributes such as resilience, self-esteem, risk-management, team working and critical thinking in the context of themselves and modern Britain along with the chance to compare and contrast them with other civilisations in the wider world. Children are given a lot of information from their teachers but also have the chance to research subjects themselves to gain knowledge from other sources as well as follow lines of enquiry they find personally interesting. There are strong cross curricular links with our Apprenticeship Programme so that children can demonstrate their depth of knowledge and gain a more rounded understanding of the links to their future endeavours.
Knowledge and Skills Progression
The program of study of PSHCE is constructed so that over the rolling two year programme the children experience a progression of key skills which they build on each year. The children are encouraged to make links, identify trends and expand their knowledge of themselves and the wider world. We develop their understanding via the use of difference sources of information, resources, and drama and circle time activities. The content of knowledge, skills and progression can be found in the attachments below.