Burnside Primary School and Nursery
Children are taught Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHEe), . Our values – Be Safe, Be Smart, Be Kind – underpin our experiences through PSHEe lessons, as well as the wider curriculum, so that our values are part of the vocabulary that is used throughout the school.
All pupils and staff are expected to know our values and adhere to them.
We believe that PSHE is an integral part of our curriculum offer to pupils. PSHEe is delivered to pupils to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to keep themselves healthy and safe, prepared for life and work, to manage life’s challenges and make the most of life’s opportunities. We have designed our curriculum to have an impact on both academic and non-academic outcomes for pupils, particularly our most vulnerable and disadvantaged.
Pupils learn about new concepts which are organised into three key strands. These are; ‘Health and Well-being’, ‘Relationships’ and ‘Living in the Wider World’ (this explores economic well-being and aspirations for careers). The PSHEe curriculum is systematic so that pupils acquire knowledge through a well-planned, sequenced order. They make this progression by building on knowledge and understanding taught in previous year groups and the PSHEe Knowledge