PSHE education is central to helping pupils to stay healthy and safe and to equipping them with the personal and social skills to negotiate life’s challenges, opportunities and risks.
Guidance for delivering PSHE in schools
- In June 2019 the DfE published Relationships education, relationships and sex education and health education which sets out the new mandatory PSHE curriculum
- The government have provided Information to help school leaders plan, develop and implement the new statutory curriculum.
- To assist schools to plan, the PSHE Association has produced Programme of Study for PSHE Education: Key stages 1-5
- A training course has been devised to help train teachers on relationships, sex and health education Each module contains: key knowledge and facts to help teach the statutory guidance, activities and templates to help run a training session, guidance to help teachers tackle difficult questions.
- These 10 steps are a guide to support school leaders to provide high quality RSE as an identifiable part of PSHE education. These steps are based on established good practice and evidence.
- Guidance about good practice in Relationships and Sex Education can be found at Delivery is just as important as content in sex and relationship education (University of Bristol, 2017)
- Guidance about handling complex issues safely in the PSHE classroom
- A guide for primary headteachers Sets out why parents must be engaged on school’s relationships education policy and tips on how to do so