Martinshaw Primary School works together with parents and children to underpin the family, in all its forms, as the foundation for giving children support, encouragement and guidance during their formative years.
PSHE teaching at Martinshaw Primary School will equip pupils with the knowledge, understanding, skills and strategies required to live healthy, safe, fulfilling, responsible and balanced lives.
PSHE education help pupils to think about personal and social values, to become aware of, and involved in the life and concerns of their community and society, and so develop their capacity to be active and effective future citizens. PSHE education also makes a significant contribution to pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development, their behaviour and safety, and to their emotional wellbeing.
By providing PSHE education, we strive for the children to:
We will use PSHE as an umbrella term for all aspects of practice and learning in our school associated with wellbeing and health.
Although many aspects of our PSHE provision are statutory, there are some other areas, which we still consider important for our children e.g. Road Safety and Financial Education. These areas are not statutory, but we will teach them in the wider context of our PSHE provision to meet the needs of our children.