Personal, Socail and Health Education


To provide all children with the knowlege, understanding, attitudes, values and skills they need in order to reach their potential as individuals within a community.

To encourage all children to recognise their own worth, work well with others and become increasingly responsible for their own learning.

To enable chidlen to tackle spirital, moral and cultural issues that are part of growing up.


For children to reflect on their experiences and understand how they are devloping personally and socially.

For children to understand and repsect our common humanity; diversity and differences so that they can go on to form effective, fulfilling relationships that are an essential part of life and learning.

The school has adopted the JIGSAW scheme of work which is implemented across the whole school. It is supplemented by the KiVa progamme.

Statement of Intent

Jigsaw PSHE will support the development of the skiils, attitudes, valuesand behaviour which enable pupils to:

  • Have a sense of purpose
  • Value self and others
  • Form relationships
  • Makeand act on informed decisions
  • Communicate effectively
  • Work with others
  • Respond to challenge
  • Be an active partner in their own learning
  • Be active citizens within the local community
  • Explore issues related to living in a democratic society
  • Become healthy and fulfilled individuals

Subject Statement  - see attached document

Long Term Plan - see attached document

Pupil Voice - What children say about PSHE in our school

'It's about the emotions of other people and how they live ... it's definitely important to know about how other people live and how lucky we are' (Y6)

'It's about our dreams and goals.. have a dream and it can come true-dream high and we can do anything' (Y5)

'We talked about forgiveness and teamwork which help us as we grow up' (Y4)

'We have talked about being a good friend....wetake turns to talk ...even if you are differnet you can still do things. You can chnage things andmake things fair' (Y2)

PSHE throughout the school

We have a strong School Council with 2 members elected in each class

We have Head Students and Pastoral Leads in Y6

We have a Reception/Year 6 buddy system

We have play leaders to organise games in the playground

We have 'Bridge the Gap' meetings in school

We use social stories to support children



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Hermitage Primary School, Hermitage Drive, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire CW4 7NP