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St Paul's R.C. Primary School

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PSHE Objectives

 During Key Stages 1 and 2, learners gradually build on the skills, attitudes and values, knowledge and understanding they have started to acquire and develop during the Early Years/Foundation Stage.


Core Theme 1: Health and Wellbeing

Pupils should be taught:

1. what is meant by a healthy lifestyle

2. how to maintain physical, mental and emotional health and wellbeing

3. how to manage risks to physical and emotional health and wellbeing

4. ways of keeping physically and emotionally safe

5. about managing change, including puberty, transition and loss

6. how to make informed choices about health and wellbeing and to recognise sources of help with this

7. how to respond in an emergency

8. to identify different influences on health and wellbeing


Core Theme 2: Relationships

1. how to develop and maintain a variety of healthy relationships, within a range of social/cultural contexts

2. how to recognise and manage emotions within a range of relationships

3. how to recognise risky or negative relationships including all forms of bullying and abuse

4. how to respond to risky or negative relationships and ask for help

5. how to respect equality and diversity in relationships.


Core Theme 3: Living in the wider world – Economic wellbeing and being a responsible citizen

1. about respect for self and others and the importance of responsible behaviours and actions

2. about rights and responsibilities as members of families, other groups and ultimately as citizens

3. about different groups and communities

4. to respect equality and to be a productive member of a diverse community

5. about the importance of respecting and protecting the environment

6. about where money comes from, keeping it safe and the importance of managing it effectively 7. how money plays an important part in people’s lives

8. a basic understanding of enterprise.