At Ramsey Spinning Infant and Junior School, we aim to provide a happy and secure
environment in which children can develop intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically.
PSHE helps give children the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to lead
confident, healthy and independent lives and to become informed, active and responsible
citizens. It encourages children to develop their emotional intelligence, build their knowledge
of factors contributing to a healthy lifestyle and develop respectful relationships with others.
We follow the Cambridgeshire PSHE Service units of work and have regular whole school assemblies to introduce themes and celebrate work. Lessons cover a wide range of themes, such as personal safety, building friendships, diversity and communities and rights,
responsibilities and rules. We also have regular ‘theme’ weeks such as learning about safety
on the internet, safer cycling training in Year 5 and national anti-bullying week. We use
materials from the NSPCC to help young children learn about keeping safe from abuse, and
NSPCC’s Child Line team visit to work with the children across the whole school.
Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) is an integral part of our PSHE curriculum. This is
taught within the context of PSHE lessons. Information about the contents of RSE lessons is
shared with parents through Year group newsletters before it is taught.