At Bathampton Primary School, our Personal, Social, Health Education is a whole-school approach. Our PSHE programme underpins children’s development as people and aim’s to develop our pupil's and awe in the ever changing world around them. Using the Jigsaw Programme, Bathampton offers a comprehensive, carefully thought-through Scheme of Work which brings consistency and progression to our children’s learning in this vital curriculum area. Our children are taught the importance of and , celebrating difference and exploring our British values.
We see PSHE as offering a unique opportunity for children to explore life's big questions in a safe, engaging and creative way. Our PSHE curriculum covers all areas of PSHE for the primary phase including statutory Relationships and Health Education. The table below gives the learning theme of each of the six Puzzles (units) and these are taught across the school; the learning deepens and broadens every year.
Being Me in My World
Includes understanding my own identity
and how I fit well in the class, school and
global community. Jigsaw Charter
Includes anti-bullying (cyber and homophobic
bullying included) and understanding
Dreams and Goals
Includes goal-setting, aspirations, who do I want to
become and what would I like to do for work and
to contribute to society
Includes drugs and alcohol education, self-esteem
and confidence as well as healthy lifestyle choices,
sleep, nutrition, rest and exercise
Includes understanding friendship, family
and other relationships, conflict resolution and
communication skills, bereavement and loss
Includes Relationships and Sex Education
in the context of coping positively with
At the beginning of each term a new theme is introduced through a whole school assembly.
At Bathampton Primary School, we to teach PSHE weekly. Lessons involve children working to respond to our big questions with as they express their ideas and beliefs, as they work together to investigate and explore each unit. Children also learn the importance of in all aspects of the curriculum to be the best they can be.