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Welcome! Exciting news for 2020 – Our friendly, child-centred RMS Nursery is now up and running. Places available for Easter, September and January starts. Visits very welcome so come along and see our multi-sensory, ‘loose parts’ and creative minds learning approach! Places also still available for September 2020 in our Foundation. Please get in touch with our school office and we look forward to meeting you!

PSHE and Citizenship

This Section is made up of the following:

What is PSHE and Citizenship?

Our Student Council

British Values

PREVENT

Talking Mental Health

Anti Bullying

Safeguarding Support for Parents

Letter to Parents regarding the Sex and Relationships Curriculum we teach.

Sex and Relationships Support for Parents

 

Please click on the PSHE icon below to view the Long Term Planning for September 2020

 Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education Curriculum  

 Intent 

Here at RMS, our Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education Curriculum (P.S.H.S.E.E) is the core of our wider curriculum and through which our pupils develop the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to keep themselves healthy and safe, and prepared for life and work. We want our children to thrive in the development of personal attributes such as kindness, integrity, generosity, and honesty. All at Richmond Methodist Primary School, (RMS), inclusive of adults and children, endeavour to ‘do all the good we can’ and we aim to enable children to continue to be reflective, resilient and responsible members of their local, national and global communities. In particular, we seek to ensure our curriculum is tailored around the specific needs of our children, creating a school community that sets inclusiveness and equality at the heart of everything we do. Our school is a welcoming place and our children believe in the values both British and Christian that underpin who we are. Alongside our Religious Education Curriculum, we aim to place our P.S.H.E curriculum as integral to our Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural education. We also ensure our children gain a sound understanding of financial themes. 

Implementation 

Our curriculum is well planned, sequential and structured. It builds in developmental progression by revisiting themes in each year group, so learning is age appropriate and continually enhances prior learning. In line with the PSHE Association recommendations, our curriculum develops skills and attributes such as resilience, self-esteem, risk-management, team-working and critical thinking in the context of three core themes: health and wellbeing, relationships and living in the wider world (including economic wellbeing and aspects of careers education). Our planning incorporates trends identified through data generated through the Growing Up in North Yorkshire Bi-annual Questionnaire and also Pupil Conferencing on themes that matter most to the children themselves. We deliver our P.S.H.E.E. curriculum through a question-based model, using age appropriate stimulus including stories, discussions, role play and online resources. We provide opportunities for children to safely try out their new knowledge, ideas and skills so it can be used confidently in real life situations. Relationships and sex education (RSE), is delivered sensitively and inclusively, with respect to the cultural context of each child and as in integrated part of our developmental PSHE education programme. School recognises that for many themes, parents and carers are the prime educators and school builds on this prior learning. 

Impact 

Our children are ‘ready, respectful and safe’. They feel welcomed and are welcoming to all people and new experiences. They are reflective, respectful, responsible and resilient. They understand how to keep themselves and others safe.  

NYCC Curriculum Entitlement Framework for PSHE and Citizenship

Guide for Parents & Carers Educating Children at Home

 

Relationships and Health Education

What does Relationships and Health Education mean for your child?

Sex and Relationships Support for Parents

Understanding Relationships and Health Education in your child’s primary school: a guide for parents

Relationships education, relationships and sex education (RSE) and health education: FAQs

Talking to your child about Sex and Relationships

The School has a Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Policy, available on request, formed after consultation with parents, teachers and governors. It determines our curriculum which has been planned using statutory guidance and in line with the P.S.H.E Association Programmes of Study. Our RSE content is interwoven within our P.S.H.C.E curriculum and also through other relevant curriculum areas such as Science. The key content of our RSE Policy is detailed in the following letter to parents. LETTER TO PARENTS

British Values

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At RMS our values are underpinned by the British values of Individual Liberty, Democracy, Tolerance, The Rule of Law and Mutual Respect. Every classroom has a British Values display which is referenced during class discussions where appropriate and a larger, interactive display is situated in the hall where children can record their own thoughts or opinions. This display is referenced in our weekly assemblies by adults and children.

These over arching British Values feed directly into our whole school values, inspired by Christian Values.

We feel this focus on Christian, yet also global generic values, provides preparation for an appreciation of life in modern Britain. This runs along side our learning about people, faiths and cultures both within and beyond Richmond.

 

 

PREVENT - what does it mean and how can I help

All teaching and non teaching staff have attended the PREVENT training. 

Protecting children from radicalisation: the prevent duty

Educate Against Hate - Parents Hub

 

Mental Health 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please click here to see sleep and Tiredness - NHS advice

Please click here to see Yoga ideas for children page 

(school is not responsible for content- parents and careers should always follow ideas and suggestions as they feel is appropriate) 

Anti Bullying

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At RMS we whole heatedly agree with the Anti-Bullying Week aims and spent the week discussing:

  • The definition of respect
  • That bullying is a behaviour choice
  • That we can respectfully disagree with each other i.e. we don't have to be best friends or always agree with each other but we do have to respect each other
  • That we all need to choose to respect each other both face to face and online

We hope this work enables us to continue to learn and grow as members of the school and wider community.

Download Our school approach to bullying pack (ZIP)

Top tips for children and young people

Top tips for parents and carers

Economic well being

My Money Week

Safeguarding support for parents and carers

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