PSHE

Why PSHE?

According to the PSHE Association,PSHE education gives pupils the knowledge, skills, and attributes they need to keep themselves healthy and safe and to prepare them for life and work in modern Britain.”

At Heath Park, we believe that it is crucial to embed PSHE provision within the curriculum and tutorial program which complements our ethos as a school community.

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“PSHE education helps pupils to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to thrive as individuals, family members and members of society. From making responsible decisions about alcohol to succeeding in their first job, PSHE education helps pupils to manage many of the most critical opportunities, challenges and responsibilities they will face growing up.

Pupils agree that PSHE education is a vital part of their preparation for life, with 92% of those who have been taught the subject believing all young people should receive high-quality PSHE lessons.”

“While schools are not required to teach PSHE education, the subject makes a crucial contribution to schools’ duties. The Education Act 2002 requires all schools to teach a curriculum that is “broadly based, balanced and meets the needs of pupils”. Schools must “promote the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils at the school and of society, and prepare pupils at the school for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life” while having a duty to keep pupils safe.” “An overwhelming majority of parents support the view that schools should prepare children for life and work, not just for exams.  90% of parents say that all schools should teach PSHE education according to 2015 YouGov polling commissioned by the PSHE Association… parents welcome a partnership between home and schools which supports their children’s personal and social development, and help deal with issues of increasing complexity such as those related to mental health and staying safe, both online and offline.”
Year Group Autumn 1

Health & Wellbeing

Autumn 2

Relationships

Spring 1

The Wider World

Spring 2

Health & Wellbeing

Summer 1

Relationships

Summer 2

The Wider World

7 Learning about Identity, British Values, self-esteem and self confidence. SUMO:  Stop, Understand, Move on.  Developing resilience IAG:  self-reflection, considering strengths and talents. Recognising risk and considering consequences of risk.

Nurse sessions

Healthy relationships and diversity. Introducing the world of work.
8 Smoking, vaping and the law. SUMO:  Stop, Understand, Move on. Looking ahead.  Skills and qualities needed to succeed, career pathways Considering body image and pressures faced.

Nurse sessions

Sexting, Exposed (CEOP resource), different forms of bullying, impact of media and its portrayals Exploring the world of work and their place in it
Year Group Autumn 1

Health & Wellbeing

Autumn 2

Relationships

Spring 1

The Wider World

Spring 2

Health & Wellbeing

Summer 1

Relationships

Summer 2

The Wider World

9 Drugs education and Risk Confidence and responsibilities in relationships

Nurse sessions

Equality & diversity:  discrimination and prejudice Monitoring and maintaining health.  Reducing risk in different settings. Digital footprint, social media and reputation. IAG – Personal development and employability
10 Mental health issues and signposts for support Role of the media and its influence on attitudes and behaviours

Nurse sessions

IAG – Words for Work Drugs education – cannabis focus Child Sexual Exploitation, healthy and abusive relationships IAG – Personal development and employability
11 Explore stress and consider mental and emotional health. Safe and unsafe relationships

Nurse sessions

IAG – Looking ahead – options and opportunities Strategies for coping with stress CSE, revenge porn and the law. IAG – Personal development and employability
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