Personal Social Health Education and Citizenship Education (P.S.H.C.E)
Jigsaw PSHE is an up-to-date, comprehensive and completely original scheme of work for the whole primary school from Early Years through to Year 6. It ensures SMSC (Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural) development opportunities are mapped throughout. All of these pieces of learning are brought together to form a cohesive picture, helping children to know and value who they are and understand how they relate to other people the world.
Jigsaw curriculum supports the teaching of aspects of SRE, drug and alcohol education, and citizenship.
Written in 2013, Jigsaw curriculum includes learning about cyber and homophobic bullying, internet safety, body image, self-esteem, financial capability, health education, and relationships linked to Hague's 'Growing and Changing' sex education.
Our school council helps us to understand about democracy.
Many aspects of looking after ourselves are covered in the curriculum as well as the Science National Curriculum. We aim to give pupils a greater understanding of themselves by covering aspects of diet, hygiene and exercise.
As part of Science and P.S.H.E school teaches pupils about Drug Education Awareness including safe use of medicines.
Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) - Growing and Changing Curriculum
The governors have agreed the school’s Sex and Relationships Policy and scheme of work following consultation with staff and parents and LA Healthy Schools Team. This is called the Growing and Changing Curriculums Learning about Human Growth and Development, Puberty and Life Cycles is part of Science Curriculum and Personal, Social and Health Education curriculum. All topics covered are age appropriate and develop your child’s understanding of their personal development in appropriate learning environments. We aim to work in partnership with parents to ensure that families are comfortable with the programmes of study.
We focus on awareness of healthy lifestyles and healthy choices, personal safety, building and sustaining safe relationships, Our aim is to help children become responsible healthy citizens able to make informed choices building and sustaining safe, positive friendships and relationships.
Parents have the right to withdraw their child from any Sex Education lesson, provided it does not form part of the statutory Science National Curriculum. SRE is normally taught in the Summer Terms If you wish to consider withdrawing your child please arrange to discuss your concerns with the Head Teacher.