Personal, Social, Health Education at West Felton CofE Primary School

You may have noticed that ‘PSHE’ has had a high profile in the media recently.

We thought it would be helpful to provide you with some useful and accurate information about the teaching of PSHE at West Felton CofE Primary School.

PSHE is a subject which we have always placed of great importance here. We believe personal and social skills form the foundation of a happy and successful future for all.

Evidence* suggests that high quality PSHE education has a positive impact on academic attainment. It effectively addresses issues which can make it difficult for children to engage in learning such as those concerning mental health and emotional wellbeing, bullying, poor physical health, relationship issues and substance misuse.

Our big concepts in PSHE at West Felton are:

  • To grow in independence, making sensible, informed decisions whilst taking responsibility for their own actions.
  • To understand the importance of mental and physical wellbeing, including changes experienced during puberty
  • To understand the rules of social interaction, to recognise feelings and emotions in themselves and others
  • To build an understand of relationships, what is healthy and what is not, to know how to seek help and support if things are not going well

Click the following links for further information:

PSHE vocab at WF
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