PSHE including 'Relationships and Sex Education' and 'Drug Education'

Lead: Sarah Lyles Sarah.Lyles@babcockinternational.com

Aim

To have a co-ordinated and comprehensive PSHE programme that impacts across and beyond the curriculum. 

Definition:

PSHE is; the planned provision in schools for promoting the emotional, social and health development of children and young people. It includes:

  • the acquisition of information on a range of health issues that are relevant to their age, maturity and understanding including emotional health and well-being, sex and relationships, diet and exercise, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, careers and safety;
  • the development of emotional and social skills including skills for learning, achieving, managing change and looking after health; and
  • the exploration and clarification of values and beliefs including respect, morality and an understanding of cultural diversity.

Blake, S (2006) A whole school approach to PSHE and Citizenship.
London: National Children’s Bureau Simon Blake OBE, is the Chief Executive of Brook, the Sexual Health Charity for young people. 

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