The PSHE and Citizenship curriculum runs through the school from Reception to Year 6 teaching social, emotional and behavioural skills.It is organised into seven themes which follow the SEAL (Social Emotional Aspects of Learning) Programme which provides a framework to support PSHE learning across the school. These themes are as follows:
- New Beginnings
- Getting On and Falling out
- Respecting each other
- Going for Goals
- Good to be me
This subject covers a broad area of learning which includes the following:
- The school donates on a regular basis to The Bushfire Community Project which supports children in Uganda with its school and orphanage.Each class from Year 2 upwards hold a sale (e.g. cake sale) after school.
- Samaritan’s Purse – pupils fill a shoebox with Christmas presents which are then shipped to less fortunate children in Africa.
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Classes are visited regularly by The London Fire Brigade and the Metropolitain Police who talk to the children about fire safety and keeping safe when out and about, drug awareness and internet safety.
Health, Safety and Wellbeing
- During Healthy Schools week a nurse, dentist, physiotherapist and dance teacher visit the school to talk to pupils about healthy lifestyles.
- Children are encouraged to walk to school through the WALK to SCHOOL programme. Pupils are given badges as rewards.
- Children receive talks from Transport for London about safety when travelling by public transport. They also have talks about road safety and Stranger Danger from
- Children are encouraged throughout the school to be aware of the choices they make and how these may impact on both themselves and others. In so doing, we aim to create a caring environment and a positive attitude to behaviour which will provide children with a sound grounding to many years to come.
- Children are encouraged to become independent and responsible in the areas of good hygiene, their dressing and appearance and good manners.
The children learn through circle time, role play, visitors and every day events.