This year the children will be learning the following in PSHE:

Autumn Term 1

Physical health and wellbeing:  
In the media 

Pupils learn: 

* that messages given on food adverts can be misleading 

* about role models 

* about how the media can manipulate images and that these images may not reflect reality 

Autumn Term 2

Identity, society and equality:  
Stereotypes, discrimination and prejudice (including tackling homophobia)

Pupils learn: 

* about stereotyping, including gender stereotyping

* workshop from Diversity Role Models or Equaliteach 

* about prejudice and discrimination and how this can make people feel 

Spring 1

Keeping safe and managing risk:  
When things go wrong 

Pupils learn: 

* about keeping safe online  

* that violence within relationships is not acceptable 

* about problems that can occur when someone goes missing from home 

Spring 2

Mental health and emotional wellbeing: Dealing with feelings 

Pupils learn: 

* about a wide range of emotions and feelings and how these are experienced in the body 

* about times of change and how this can make people feel 

* about the feelings associated with loss, grief and bereavement 

Summer 1

Drug, alcohol and tobacco education: Different influences 

Pupils learn: 

* about the risks associated with smoking drugs, including cigarettes, e-cigarettes, shisha and cannabis  

* about different influences on drug use – alcohol, tobacco and nicotine products 

* strategies to resist pressure from others about whether to use drugs – smoking drugs and alcohol 

Summer 2

Careers, financial capability and economic wellbeing: Borrowing and earning money 

Pupils learn: 

* that money can be borrowed but there are risks associated with this 

* about enterprise 

* what influences people’s decisions about careers make