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PSHE – Year 4

Autumn 1- Identity, society and equality: Democracy

  • about Britain as a democratic society
  • about how laws are made
  • learn about the local council

Autumn 2- Drug, alcohol and tobacco education: Making choices

  • that there are drugs (other than medicines) that are common in everyday life, and why people choose to use them 
  • about the effects and risks of drinking alcohol 
  • about different patterns of behaviour that are related to drug use

Spring 1- Physical health and wellbeing: What is important to me?

  • why people may eat or avoid certain foods (religious, moral, cultural or health reasons)
  • about other factors that contribute to people’s food choices (such as ethical farming, fair trade and seasonality)
  • about the importance of getting enough sleep

Spring 2- Keeping safe and managing risk: Playing safe

  • how to be safe in their computer gaming habits
  • about keeping safe near roads, rail, water, building sites and around fireworks
  • about what to do in an emergency and basic emergency first aid procedures 

Summer 1 and summer 2-Sex and relationship education: Growing up and changing

  • about the way we grow and change throughout the human lifecycle
  • about the physical changes associated with puberty
  • about menstruation and wet dreams
  • about the impact of puberty in physical hygiene and strategies for managing this
  • how puberty affects emotions and behaviour and strategies for dealing with the changes associated with puberty
  • strategies to deal with feelings in the context of relationships
  • to answer each other’s questions about puberty with confidence, to seek support and advice when they need it