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PSHCE at St. John’s is a planned programme of learning through which children and young people acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to manage their lives. As part of a whole school approach, PSHCE develops the qualities and attributes pupils need to thrive as individuals, family members and members of society.

Citizenship education is about enabling people to make their own decisions and to take responsibility for their own lives and their communities.

Pupil’s successes in PSCHE are highlighted through certificates, praise postcards and other key responsibilities they are given within school. To enhance the curriculum we have many opportunities including visiting speakers, an annual Mock Trial Competition and the school support various charities within the community.

At St John's PSHCE is an integral part of the Spiritual and Social Education (SSE) Department.

Year 5

Autumn Spring Summer
Settling In Responsibilities Health and Hygiene
Being part of a team Relationships Puberty
Internet Safety Keeping safe Diversity
Consequences   Friendship
Community   Moving on

Year 6

Autumn Spring Summer
Responsibilities Celebrating variety Puberty
Skills Health and Safety Hygiene
Internet Safety Drugs education Global community
Consequences   Moving on

Year 7

Autumn Spring Summer
Relationships Celebrating variety Puberty
Media Living in the community Relationships
Personal safety Keeping healthy Families
Internet safety Keeping safe Community
Rules   Democracy
Right and Wrong    
Multicutural community

Year 8

Autumn Spring Summer
Future hopes Keeping safe Puberty
Relationships, changes and loss Drugs education Relationships
Internet safety Economic capability and well being Democracy, local government and politics
Community Consumer power  
Global community