Key Stage Three and Four ‘Personal, Social, Health and Economic’ (PSHE) Education

Students will have the opportunity during their timetabled Tutorial and Personal Development lessons in Key Stage 3 and 4, as well as opportunities outside of the classroom, to cover compulsory Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) and Health Education (HE) as part of the PSHE learning themes of:

  • Health and Wellbeing (HE)
  • Relationships (RSE)
  • Living in the wider world (L)
During lessons and additional learning opportunities, such as drop-down days, educational visits and talks by guest speakers, all pupils will have the opportunity to learn:
HE1. How to manage transition
HE2. How to maintain physical, mental and emotional health and wellbeing;
HE3. How to make informed choices about health and wellbeing matters including drugs, alcohol and tobacco; maintaining a balanced diet; physical activity; mental and emotional health and wellbeing; and sexual health
HE4. About parenthood and the consequences of teenage pregnancy
HE5. How to assess and manage risks to health; and to keep themselves and others safe
HE6. How to identify and access help, advice and support
HE7. How to respond in an emergency, including administering first aid
HE8. The role and influence of the media on lifestyle
RSE1. How to develop and maintain a variety of healthy relationships within a range of social/cultural contexts and to develop parenting skills
RSE2. How to recognise and manage emotions within a range of relationships
RSE3. How to deal with risky or negative relationships including all forms of bullying (including the distinct challenges posed by online bullying) and abuse, sexual and other violence and online encounters
RSE4. About the concept of consent in a variety of contexts (including in sexual relationships)
RSE5. About managing loss including bereavement, separation and divorce
RSE6. To respect equality and be a productive member of a diverse community
RSE7. How to identify and access appropriate advice and support
L1. About rights and responsibilities as members of diverse communities, as active citizens and participants in the local and national economy
L2. How to make informed choices and be enterprising and ambitious
L3. How to develop employability, team working and leadership skills and develop flexibility and resilience
L4. About the economic and business environment
L5. How personal financial choices can affect oneself and others and about rights and responsibilities as consumers

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PSHE Curriculum Intent 23rd Apr 2021 Download
PSHE Implementation Map 23rd Apr 2021 Download