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Personal Social Health Education (PSHE) and

Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) at Ainderby 

What do our children say about PSHE and RSE at our school?Our younger children getting to hear what the fire brigade do and learning how to keep themselves safeOur younger children getting to hear what the fire brigade do and learning how to keep themselves safe

“I have enjoyed learning how to keep safe around medicines”

“I enjoyed it when we talked about keeping safe at home and school”

“I like it when we act out how we can deal with different situations”

 PSHE and RSE Intent

To know and understand what constitutes a healthy lifestyle

  • To have the knowledge to keep themselves safe including online
  • To understand what makes a good relationship with others – to show kindness, care and compassion
  • To have respect for others regardless of religion, race, gender, mental or physical disability
  • To be independent and responsible members of the school community and beyond
  • To be positive and active members of a democratic society and be prepared for life in Modern Britain
  • To develop self-confidence, resilience and self-esteem and make informed choices regarding personal and social issues
  • To develop good relationships with other members of the school and the wider community, and support emotional wellbeing
  • To ensure that drug education, financial education, sex and relationship education (SRE) and the importance of physical activity and diet for a healthy lifestyle are effective. 

PSHE and RSE Implementation

The framework for Key Stages 1 and 2 is structured into 6 themes which have been split across the 2 year rolling programme.

 These are:

  • Me and my relationships
  • Keeping myself safe
  • My healthy lifestyle
  • Me and my future
  • Becoming an active citizen
  • Moving on

The key aspects of PSHE and Citizenship covered within these themes are:

  • Relationships and Sex
  • Online safety
  • Drugs Education including Alcohol and Tobacco
  • Careers education and personal finance
  • Citizenship 

Our older children learn basic first aid Autumn 2021Our older children learn basic first aid Autumn 2021Our school encourage pupils to take responsibility for aspects of school life. These include the buddy system, green team, Huff and Puff leaders, Librarians etc.

The school has strong links to the local community, St Helen’s Church and parents which supports pupils in becoming responsible citizens, and in embedding British and Christian values.

There is a well-established system of support for pupils with specific emotional needs such as Lego therapy and zones of regulation groups. 

PSHE Impact

The impact of our PHSE education is that children:

  • Are open, compassionate and reflective individuals who respond and manage issues in their own lives
  • Have a deep moral understanding of the impact of their actions on others.
  • They are responsible, kind and caring with a strong sense of service.
  • Use their debate skills across the curriculum, demonstrating respect and sensitivity.  

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