My Life (PSHE)
Burlish Park Primary School
Intent, Implementation and Impact
At Burlish Park Primary, we aim to provide a high quality and relevant curriculum that will help the pupils develop the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to manage their lives now and in the future. Our PSHE curriculum aims to reflect the needs of our pupils and equip them with a sound understanding of risk and with the knowledge and skills necessary to make safe and informed decisions. The PSHE curriculum will develop the qualities and attributes pupils need to thrive as individuals, family members and members of society.
Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development will be promoted through all PSHE teaching.
All pupils from Reception to Year 6 will have a timetabled lesson for the delivery of the progressive and balanced curriculum. The curriculum covers topics from the two statutory core themes of PSHE at primary school level (Relationship Education and Health Education) but also topics from the Living in the Wider World theme, which is highly recommended by the PSHE Association.
Spiritual development: Pupils will explore the beliefs and experiences of themselves and others; discuss the importance of respecting all beliefs and faiths; learn about and discuss their feelings and values and those of others.
Moral development: Pupils will learn about and discuss things that are right and wrong; learn about the law and the importance of it; begin to consider their actions and the consequence of them; consider, discuss and debate ethical issues; offer reasoned views.
Social development: Pupils will consider all of the groups and communities that we are all part of; participate in their local community; learn how to resolve conflict; engage with the British Values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance.
Cultural development: Pupils will become aware of cultural influences; learn about the role of Britain’s parliamentary system; understand, accept, respect and celebrate diversity.
Staff delivering the curriculum will have access to CPD to help ensure their subject knowledge is up to date and that they have confidence in delivering the PSHE curriculum.
The coordinator will attend the Worcestershire Network meetings for updates and further training, which will be disseminated to teachers.
As well as the planned curriculum, the school will participate in various charity events, be part of National awareness days/weeks such as Anti Bullying Week and will have guest speakers in.
The impact of the curriculum and the wider curriculum for PSHE will be that the pupils will be able to live a more healthy, safe, productive, capable, responsible and balanced life and contribute positively as a citizen in society.