Waterloo Primary School

Where Pupils Shine

Year 2

This content will be delivered through standalone PSHE and will be revisited and embedded through our school days.

If you have any concerns regarding the content of our curriculum, please contact Miss Wilson (Assistant Head/Curriculum Lead). 

We will always inform parents/carers 2 weeks prior to beginning puberty/sex education lessons. We will also send a reminder the day before. 

Being Me in My World - Puzzle 1

Children will contribute their own ideas about rewards and consequences. 


  • I can explain how my behaviour can impact upon others in my class
  • I can compare my own and my friends' choices and can talk about why some choices are better than others
  • I know that my choices can have positive and negative consequences 


Celebrating Differences - Puzzle 2 

Children will begin to recognise that people sometimes make assumptions about boys and girls (stereotypes). They will begin to understand that bullying sometimes stems from differences. 


  • I can say why I am proud of the things that make me special 
  • I understand that I am different from my friends and that we are all unique
  • I understand what bullying is and how to report it


Dreams and Goal - Puzzle 3 

Through this unit, children will recognise the skills needed to work with others to reach a goal. They will consider and set realistic goals and will share their successes. They will reflect on group work that they participated in and the role they played. 


  • I can compare myself to my friends and can describe some similarities and differences 
  • I can talk about how I feel about similarities and differences 
  • I understand what bullying is and what I can do to prevent it 


Healthy Me - Puzzle 4 

Through this unit, children will consider things that might make them feel stressed and things they can to relax. They will learn about how medicines are helpful when used correctly and safely. They will develop their understanding of different food groups and the importance of a healthy diet. 


  • I can compare my choices and my friends' choices and can talk about how it feels to make and share things with my friends 
  • I can identify and prepare healthy snacks and I can talk about why they are good for my body 
  • I can tell you who I can go to if I don't feel safe 


Additional Safety: 

I will revisit my learning form Year One about how to safely cross a road 

  • I understand how to keep safe when travelling in a car 
  • I know that is is dangerous to play on rail tracks 
  • I know the importance of staying away from the track when I am waiting for the train 
  • I know how to keep safe when near water 


Relationships - Puzzle 5

Children will explore the theme of family. They will identify members of their family and consider the importance of cooperation and sharing. They will identify some behaviours which may cause conflict. They will consider the use of appropriate physical contact. They will talk about people they appreciate and people who can help and support them at home, in school and in their community. Children will talk about what secrets are and when it is not good to keep secrets. 


  • I can talk about things that cause my friends and I to fall out 
  • I can talk about and use positive problem solving techniques 
  • I understand that all families are different (including single parent families, same sex parents, adoptive parents, foster carers, families with one child or siblings) 


Additional Safeguarding:

I will revisit my learning about how violence at home, in school and in the wider community is unacceptable and I can tell you what I should do if I witness violence 


Changing Me - Puzzle 6 

Through this unit, children will learn about life cycles and the process of growing from young to old. They will reflect on how their bodies have changed since they were babies. They will consider different types of physical contact and what is appropriate touch. They will share things they are looking forward to next year. 


I will revisit my learning about different body parts from Year 1 

  • I can identify and talk about male and female body parts 
  • I can say what I like and dislike about being a boy or a girl 
  • I can talk about similarities and differences that boys and girls can have in personality and behaviour 
  • I know who I can talk to if my body isn't being respected by someone 
  • I know when it is appropriate to talk about my body parts