PSHE and Relationships Education
Teaching and learning in PSHE is via three methods:
Jigsaw. A mindful approach to PSHE
Jigsaw aims to help children know and value who they are and how they relate to other people. It teaches children to become aware of their thoughts and feelings throughout the programme, relating this to the PSHE subject matter being studied.
Jigsaw consists of six puzzles (half-term units of work) containing six pieces (lessons). Below is a list of the topics that will be covered each half term.
Autumn 1: Being Me in My World
Autumn 2: Celebrating Difference
Spring 1: Dreams and Goals
Spring 2: Healthy Me
Summer 1: Relationships
Summer 2: Changing Me
Jigsaw raises self-awareness, group awareness, collaboration skills, teamwork experience, respectfulness, etc., preparing children for the wider world and their position in it.
Jigsaw brings together PSHE Education, emotional literacy, mindfulness, social skills and spiritual development. A variety of teaching strategies are used and are mindful of each child’s preferred learning style.
Each Puzzle will start with an introductory assembly, generating a whole school focus for adults and children alike.
If your child raises an issue at home that you are not sure how to respond to and you wish to gain further information, please see the class teacher in the first instance for guidance on what was covered in the lesson. Alternatively, you can visit the Jigsaw website www.jigsawpshe.com
Generic curriculum / school ethos
At Roskear we believe that pupils experience many aspects of the PSHE curriculum through day to day activities. We provide a breadth of opportunity for pupils and encourage an environment conducive to positive learning and mutual respect. The pupils develop their understanding of these issues through:
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