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PSHE – Year 6

Autumn 1 and autumn 2- Sex and relationship education: Healthy relationships / How a baby is made

  • about the changes that occur during puberty
  • to consider different attitudes and values around gender stereotyping and sexuality and consider their origin and impact
  • what values are important to them in relationships and to appreciate the importance of friendship in intimate relationships
  • about human reproduction in the context of the human lifecycle
  • how a baby is made and grows (conception and pregnancy)
  • about roles and responsibilities of carers and parents  
  • to answer each other’s questions about sex and relationships with confidence, where to find support and advice when they need it

Spring 1- Drug, alcohol and tobacco education: Weighing up risk

  • about the risks associated with using different drugs, including tobacco and nicotine products, alcohol, solvents, medicines and other legal and illegal drugs 
  • about assessing the level of risk in different situations involving drug use
  • about ways to manage risk in situations involving drug use

Spring 2- Identity, society and equality: Human rights

  • about  people who have moved to Islington from other places, (including the experience of refugees) 
  • about human rights and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • about homelessness

Summer 1- Mental health and emotional wellbeing: Healthy minds

  • what mental health is
  • about what can affect mental health and some ways of dealing with this
  • about some everyday ways to look after mental health
  • about the stigma and discrimination that can surround mental health

Summer 2- Keeping safe and managing risk: Keeping safe – out and about

  • about feelings of being out and about in the local area with increasing independence
  • about recognising and responding to peer pressure  
  • about the consequences of anti-social behaviour (including gangs and gang related behaviour)