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Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship Education

This area of learning runs through our curriculum and everyday school life. 

These are the aspects we will focus on in each term: 



New Beginnings:

  • Understanding the feelings of others – I know how others may be feeling when they are in an unfamiliar situation and can help them to feel valued and welcomed.
  • Making choices – I can explain how I go about solving a problem and can give you an example of a problem I have solved.
  • Belonging – I know that I am valued at school.
  • Understanding my feelings – I understand how it feels to do or start something new, and why.
  • Social skills – I can work well in a group and can tell you what helps my group to work well together.
  • Understanding rights and responsibilities –  I understand my rights and responsibilities in the school. I know some of the things that help us in school to learn and play well together. I understand the need for rules in society and why we have the rules we do in school. If I don’t agree with something in school, I know how to go about trying to change things.



  • Take pride in their own bodies
  • Explore how the media creates stereotypes and images 
  • Understand that health refers to emotional as well as physical well being 
    Understand what is meant by the term ‘drug addiction.’
  • Express opinions and explain their views about drug use 
  • Know facts about different drugs.

Sex education (letters to be sent out to parents):
•Learn about the stages of conception, development in the womb and birth.

•Appreciate the responsibilities involved in becoming a parent.

•Learn the diversity of relationships.

Healthy futures (linked to transition in to high schools and more):

  • Appreciate how changes occur in school
  • Reflect on people or events that have influenced and shaped their lives
  • Visualise their lives in the future; including how other people may play a part in it and their feelings about it.