PSHE


At Morton Primary School we teach PSHE using the Derbyshire Scheme of Work PSHE Matters. 

PSHE Matters strives to:

• promote best Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE) practice
• build on established practice in primary schools
• present a spiral curriculum which is easy to understand and accessible to all
• increase teacher confidence, particularly around teaching sensitive issues
• ease teachers’ load by providing creative lesson ideas
• provide formative and summative assessment activities
• improve pupils’ emotional literacy
• help pupils to stay safe and healthy
• impact positively on the school ethos/culture, help prepare pupils for life and work by developing ‘Skills for Life’
• ensure schools are ready for statutory Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)

The PSHE Scheme is delivered through 12 modules covering the following:

1. Drug Education - including how to manage risk and peer influences
2. Exploring Emotions - including how to recognise and manage feelings and emotions
3. Being Healthy - including the importance of looking after our mental health
4. Growing up - including the Sex Education element
5. Changes - including loss
6. Bullying Matters - including how to ask for help
7. Being Me - including identity and community
8. Difference and Diversity - including challenging stereotypes
9. Being Responsible - including looking after the environment
10. Being Safe - particularly featuring cyber, gaming and CSE
11. Relationships - including what is a healthy relationship
12. Money Matters - including enterprise

These are taken from the PSHE Association Programme of Study 2017 statements which are based on the 3 core themes: Health
and Well-Being; Relationships and Living in the Wider World.