PSHE and citizenship aim to equip children with the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to develop personally and socially and to make positive choices as they grow and move into adult life and contribute to their communities and society.
In foundation stage, this area of learning is referred to as 'Personal, social and emotional development', and children:
The key stage 1 and key stage 2 national framework for PSHE and citizenship have four sections:
The framework includes themes such as making choices about the future, staying healthy and keeping safe, understanding the consequences of aggressive and antisocial behaviour such as bullying, and regard for the differences between people.
Personal, social and health education (PSHE) promotes pupils' personal, social and emotional development, as well as their health and well-being. It helps to give children the knowledge and skills they need to lead confident, healthy and independent lives. It aims to help them understand how they are developing personally and socially, and tackles many of the moral, social and cultural issues that are part of growing up.
Personal, social and health education (PSHE) at key stage 1 is not statutory. At Belmont Primary School pupils in key stages 1 learn about:
Personal, social and health education (PSHE) at key stage 2 is not statutory. Pupils at key stage 2 learn about:
We have a school council at Belmont, where pupils are elected to voice pupil issues and to help to develop solutions. Belmont Primary School has achieved the Healthy School Award through developing our curriculum and policies, for example, Food Policy, Drug Policy and Sex and Relationship Policy.