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PSHE and Wellbeing

PSHE stands for Personal, Social, Health and Economic education. PSHE, aims to give children the knowledge, skills and understanding to lead confident, healthy and independent lives.  Schools have an important part to play in helping children become well-rounded individuals.

There are three core themes of primary school PSHE:

1. Health and Wellbeing

  • What is meant by a healthy lifestyle
  • How to maintain physical, mental and emotional health and wellbeing
  • How to manage risks to physical and emotional health and wellbeing
  • Ways of keeping physically and emotionally safe
  • How to manage change, including puberty, transition and loss
  • How to make informed choices about health and wellbeing, and where to get help with this
  • How to respond in an emergency
  • To identify different influences on health and wellbeing

2. Relationships

  • How to develop and maintain a variety of relationships, within a range of social and cultural contexts
  • How to recognise and manage emotions within relationships
  • How to respond to risky or negative relationships, including bullying and abuse
  • How to respond to risky or negative relationships and ask for help
  • How to respect equality and diversity in relationships

3. Living in the Wider World: economic wellbeing and being a responsible citizen.

  • About respect for themselves and others, and the importance of responsible actions and behaviour
  • About rights and responsibilities as members of families, other groups and citizens
  • About different groups and communities
  • To respect equality and diversity, and how to be a productive member of a diverse community
  • About the importance of respecting and protecting the environment
  • About where money comes from, keeping it safe, and the importance of managing it effectively
  • The part that money plays in people’s lives                     
  • Please have a look at the following documents:

Long Term Plans

Cumbria County Council Public Health

Smiling Mind