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PSHE Curriculum 2020 2021

Intent

At The Federation of Bedenham and Holbrook Primary Schools, we deliver good quality PSHE education that contributes to well-being and development of life skills for our young people. In addition, we will support their families and respond to the needs of the school’s wider community. Our aim is that with the right education and support, they will lead happier, healthier and safer lifestyles. This will include the understanding of and making sensible informed choices around living in the wider world, health and wellbeing and relationships.
Our curriculum is uniquely designed for the children of the Federation using guidance from the PSHE association. PSHE education is incredibly important in shaping children for their future and the Coronavirus crisis has brought its importance into even sharper focus. In 20/21 we will be taking the Three R approach – Recovery, Refocus and Readiness. We will be educating children on their health (physical and mental) wellbeing. The children will explore different strategies that they can use to manage their mental health and emotional wellbeing returning to school, recovering from this challenging period and beyond. We will also be implementing The PATHS Programme for Schools. This scheme empowers all children to develop the fundamental social and emotional learning skills, which will enable them to make positive choices throughout life. It will also support the children with self-control, emotional awareness and interpersonal problem-solving skills – all essential for later life.
Our PSHE curriculum is structured in a spiral. This means, throughout their primary education with us, the children will gain knowledge based around our three core themes (Health and Well-being, Living in the Wider World and Relationships). This knowledge is then built upon turning it into a life skill. It is our aim that through our careful planning our children have the opportunity to revise previous units, build upon their existing subject knowledge, skills and understanding preparing them for Key Stage 3 and beyond. This will also support our children’s ability to transfer their knowledge into their long-term memory. By the end of KS2, these skills will be embedded and developed into personal attributes that shapes every child into the best person they can be ready for their future ahead.
For many of our young people, school is the key source of structure and their main provision of education, guidance and support. Therefore, the children will be introduced to the key vocabulary relating to PSHE so that they can express their views, opinions, likes, dislikes and feelings. They will be taught about their voice and how it is a powerful instrument that can inspire, encourage and inform (see vocabulary ladder and PSHE discussion stems). Through our broad and balanced PSHE curriculum, we aim to develop each individual child’s confidence, positively influence their life choices and support their development of skills for the future. We hope that each child who is part of our federation, leaves as a well-rounded, informed individual ready to take on the next stage in their lives.
Our children are taught key skills and knowledge through enquiry, specifically our enthusiastic learner enquiry wheel. This approach allows children to generate knowledge, ask questions and gather information. The analysis, sorting and comparing work enables the children to deepen their understanding and knowledge.

Year 1

Relationship

(Excellent communicators – Vision Statement)

Living in the wider world

(At the heart of the community – Vision Statement)

Health and Wellbeing

(Active and Heathy – Vision Statement)

Families and friendships

Safe relationships

Respecting ourselves and others Belonging to a community Media literacy and digital resilience Money and work Physical health and Mental wellbeing Growing and changing Keeping safe
 

Roles of different people; families; feeling cared for

Recognising privacy; staying safe; seeking permission

How behaviour affects others; being polite and respectful

What rules are; caring for others’ needs; looking after the environment

Using the internet and digital devices; communicating online

Strengths and interests; jobs in the community

Keeping healthy; food and exercise, hygiene routines; sun safety

Recognising what makes them unique and special; feelings; managing when things go wrong

How rules and age restrictions help us; keeping safe online

Year 2 Families and friendships

Safe relationships

Respecting ourselves and others Belonging to a community Media literacy and digital resilience Money and work Physical health and Mental wellbeing Growing and changing Keeping safe

Making friends; feeling lonely and getting help

Managing secrets; resisting pressure and getting help; recognising hurtful behaviour

Recognising things in common and differences; playing and working cooperatively; sharing opinions

Belonging to a group; roles and responsibilities; being the same and different in the community

The internet in everyday life; online content and information

What money is; needs and wants; looking after money

Why sleep is important; medicines and keeping healthy; keeping teeth healthy; managing feelings and asking for help

Growing older; naming body parts; moving class or year

Safety in different environments; risk and safety at home; emergencies

Year 3 Families and friendships

Safe relationships

Respecting ourselves and others Belonging to a community Media literacy and digital resilience Money and work Physical health and Mental wellbeing Growing and changing Keeping safe

What makes a family; features of family life

Personal boundaries; safely responding to others; the impact of hurtful behaviour

Recognising respectful behaviour; the importance of self-respect; courtesy and being polite

The value of rules and laws; rights, freedoms and responsibilities

How the internet is used; assessing information online

Different jobs and skills; job stereotypes; setting personal goals

Health choices and habits; what affects feelings; expressing feelings

Personal strengths and achievements; managing and reframing setbacks

Risks and hazards; safety in the local environment and unfamiliar places

Year 4  Families and friendships

Safe relationships

Respecting ourselves and others Belonging to a community Media literacy and digital resilience Money and work Physical health and Mental wellbeing Growing and changing Keeping safe

Positive friendships, including online

Responding to hurtful behaviour; managing confidentiality; recognising risks online

Respecting differences and similarities; discussing difference sensitively

What makes a community; shared responsibilities

How data is shared and used

Making decisions about money; using and keeping money safe

Maintaining a balanced lifestyle; oral hygiene and dental care

Personal identity; recognising individuality and different qualities; mental wellbeing

Medicines and household products; drugs common to everyday life

Year 5 Families and friendships

Safe relationships

Respecting ourselves and others Belonging to a community Media literacy and digital resilience Money and work Physical health and Mental wellbeing Growing and changing Keeping safe

Managing friendships and peer influence

Physical contact and feeling safe

Responding respectfully to a wide range of people; recognising prejudice and discrimination

Protecting the environment; compassion towards others

How information online is targeted; different media types, their role and impact

Identifying job interests and aspirations; what influences career choices; workplace stereotypes

Healthy sleep habits; sun safety; medicines, vaccinations, immunisations and allergies

Physical and emotional changes in puberty; external genitalia; personal hygiene routines; support with puberty

Keeping safe in different situations, including responding in emergencies, first aid

Year 6  Families and friendships

Safe relationships

Respecting ourselves and others Belonging to a community Media literacy and digital resilience Money and work Physical health and Mental wellbeing Growing and changing Keeping safe

Attraction to others; romantic relationships; civil partnership and marriage

Recognising and managing pressure; consent in different situations

Expressing opinions and respecting other points of view, including discussing topical issues

Valuing diversity; challenging discrimination and stereotypes

 

Evaluating media sources; sharing things online

 

Influences and attitudes to money; money and financial risks

 

What affects mental health and ways to take care of it; managing change, loss and bereavement; managing time online

Human reproduction and birth; increasing independence; managing transition

Keeping personal information safe; regulations and choices; drug use and the law; drug use and the media