PSHE at Stillness

PHSE Intent Statement at  Stillness Junior School

To provide pupils with the knowledge, understanding, attitudes, values and skills they need in order to reach their potential as individuals and within the community.

Pupils are encouraged to take part in a wide range of activities and experiences across and beyond the curriculum, contributing fully to the life of their school and communities. In doing so they learn to recognise their own worth, work well with others and become increasingly responsible for their own learning. They reflect on their experiences and understand how they are developing personally and socially, tackling many of the spiritual, moral, social and cultural issues that are part of growing up.

They learn to understand and respect our common humanity; diversity and differences so that they can go on to form the effective, fulfilling relationships that are an essential part of life and learning.

In our school we choose to deliver Personal, Social, Health Education using Jigsaw, the mindful approach to PSHE.

Objectives/Pupil learning intentions:

Jigsaw PSHE will support the development of the skills, attitudes, values and behaviour, which enable pupils to: have a sense of purpose; value self and others; form relationships; make and act on informed decisions; communicate effectively; work with others; respond to challenge; be an active partner in their own learning; be active citizens within the local community; explore issues related to living in a democratic society and to become healthy and fulfilled individuals.

Jigsaw Content

Jigsaw covers all areas of PSHE for the primary phase, as the table below shows:

Autumn 1:   Being Me in My World - Includes understanding my place in the class, school and global community as well as devising Learning Charters

Autumn 2:   Celebrating Difference - Includes anti-bullying (cyber and homophobic bullying included) and diversity work

Spring 1:     Dreams and Goals - Includes goal-setting, aspirations and resilience building

Spring 2:     Healthy Me - Includes drugs and alcohol education, self-esteem and confidence as well as healthy lifestyle choices (on and off line)

Summer 1:  Relationships - Includes understanding friendship, family and other relationships, conflict resolution and communication skills

Summer 2:  Changing Me - Includes Sex and Relationship Education in the context of looking at and managing change

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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