From September 2020, Relationships and Health Education (RHeD) is a compulsory subject for all primary aged children. Relationships and Health Education is designed to equip children with lifelong knowledge which will enable them to make informed decisions about their well-being, health and relationships, in turn helping them prepare for a successful adult life. The vast majority of the topics and themes will be taught through our PSHE lessons, wider study education programme as well as through ongoing well-being/mindfulness time.
At Twickenham Primary School Relationships and Health Education (RHeD) alongside Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) enables our children to become healthy, independent and responsible members of society. It aims to help them understand how they are developing personally and socially, and tackles many of the moral, social and cultural issues that are part of growing up. We provide our children with opportunities for them to learn about rights and responsibilities and appreciate what it means to be a member of a diverse society. Our children are encouraged to develop their sense of self-worth by playing a positive role in contributing to school life and the wider community.
PHSE is taught within RHeD and wider study lessons. It is also embedded in our classroom practise through mindfulness and wellbeing time.
Personal, Social and Health Education Policy (PSHE)
At Twickenham Primary School PSHE is taught within our Relationship and Health Education. The two subjects both aim to enable our children to become healthy, independent and responsible members of society.
At Twickenham Primary School, children are encouraged to play a positive role in contributing to the life of the school and the wider community. Through this role, children develop their sense of self‐worth. Planning includes units linked to relationship education, drug education, finances, community living, anti‐bullying and protective behaviours.
Planning also includes units about rights and responsibilities enabling our children to learn to appreciate what it means to be a positive member of a diverse multicultural society understanding British Values.
For more information see the Relationship and Health Education Policy.