PSHE education helps pupils to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes to stay healthy  and safe now and prepare for their futures. PHSE is a spiral curriculum – build on learning year on year​. 

PHSE includes:

  • Relationships Education  (Statutory)​
  • Health Education  (Statutory)​
  • Sex Education (Only 2-3 lessons in Year 6)
  • Economic Wellbeing
  • Being a Responsible Citizen
  • Careers

Here is more detail on each section:

Relationships Education

  • Families and people who care for me
  • Caring friendships
  • Respectful relationships
  • Online relationships
  • Being safe

Health Education

  • Mental wellbeing
  • Internet safety and harms
  • Physical health and fitness
  • Healthy eating
  • Drugs, alcohol and tobacco
  • Health and prevention
  • Basic first aid
  • Changing adolescent body

There are many cross-curricular links including:

  • Science – naming body parts
  • PE – health and fitness
  • Science and DT – healthy eating
  • ICT – Internet safety and harms

The framework is based on three core themes:

  • Core Theme 1: Health and Wellbeing
  • Core Theme 2: Relationships
  • Core Theme 3: Living in the wider world

PHSE is often taught with active learning techniques:

  • Continuums
  • Drama
  • Puppets
  • Stories
  • Circle Time
  • Debates
  • Drawings/posters

At Holly Park we record our PHSE work

  • KS1 – continue to use Topic books with PSHE Learning Objective as title
  • KS2 – specific PSHE/RE book that each child takes with them through the Key Stage
  • Floor Books – to record other PSHE work
  • The First Aid part of PHSE is taught by an external company
  • Board games

Here is how our curriculum progresses: Holly Park PSHE Curriculum