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Personal Social and Health Education


What is PSHE?

Personal, social and health education (PSHE) is a planned programme of learning opportunities and experiences that help children and young people grow and develop as individuals and as members of families in their communities. 


What are the core themes?

Studies for Key Stage 1 and 2 are based on three core themes, within which there will be broad overlap and flexibility.

1. Health and Wellbeing

2. Relationships

3. Living in the Wider World


Why is PSHE education provision important to schools?‚Äč

PSHE education makes a major contribution to schools’ statutory responsibilities to:

  • - promote children and young people’s wellbeing

  • - achieve the whole curriculum aims

  • - promote community cohesion

Why is PSHE education important to children and young people?

PSHE education equips children and young people with knowledge, understanding, attitudes and practical skills to live healthy, safe, productive, fulfilled, capable and responsible lives.