Subject – PSHE

At Venn Boulevard Centre we Aim to provide our students with a comprehensive education that promotes their personal, social and emotional well-being, as well as equips them with essential knowledge and skills to make informed decisions and lead fulfilling lives in a rapidly changing world.

We adhere to all statutory guidelines, ensuring that our PSHE curriculum meets the needs of all our children.

If you would like to view our RSE teaching materials then please contact the school office on 01482 585203

Statutory Requirements:

  1. Relationships and Sex Education (RSE): We fulfill the statutory requirement to provide RSE, equipping students with accurate and age-appropriate knowledge about relationships, sexuality, and sexual health. Our RSE curriculum promotes understanding, respect, and consent, and covers topics such as healthy relationships, consent, puberty, sexual health, contraception, and the potential risks associated with sexual activity.
  2. Health Education: Our PSHE curriculum covers health education, addressing both physical and mental health. We provide students with knowledge about the importance of a healthy lifestyle, including exercise, nutrition, and the risks of substance abuse. Additionally, we address mental health and emotional well-being, promoting resilience, positive self-image, and strategies for managing emotions and stress.
  3. Economic Education: Our PSHE curriculum incorporates economic education, ensuring that students understand key concepts related to personal finance and economic well-being. We cover topics such as budgeting, saving, banking, careers, and consumer rights and responsibilities. We aim to develop students’ financial literacy, helping them make informed decisions about money management and future career paths.
  4. Personal Development: Personal development is a vital component of our PSHE curriculum. We provide opportunities for students to develop their self-awareness, self-esteem, and self-confidence. Our curriculum emphasizes the importance of personal values, resilience, decision-making skills, and managing risk. We also address issues such as identity, diversity, equality, and human rights, fostering inclusive and respectful attitudes.
  5. Citizenship: Our PSHE curriculum encompasses citizenship education, promoting students’ understanding of their rights and responsibilities as active members of society. We cover topics such as democracy, justice, rule of law, and participation in the community. We encourage students to engage in social action and make positive contributions to society, preparing them to become responsible and ethical citizens.

Through our comprehensive PSHE curriculum, we strive to nurture well-rounded individuals who are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for their personal growth, healthy relationships, informed decision-making, and successful futures.

By meeting all statutory requirements, we ensure that our students receive an education that supports their holistic development and empowers them to thrive in an ever-changing world.

“Within classrooms, teachers reward positive behaviours consistently.”

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“In classrooms, pupils focus hard and respond well to any advice and guidance that is given to them.”

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“Pupils talked to us about the way in which you
and your staff celebrate difference and help to make everyone feel valued.”

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“The most striking aspect of your school is the way in which you plan to support pupils’ individual needs.”

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“The work of the
life coach can include one-to-one work in addition to positive thinking strategies,
mindfulness and aromatherapy.”

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“All pupils benefit from targets to help them to develop their social and emotional skills and to build a level of resilience.”

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“Pupils at your school feel safe.”

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“Before coming to
school, you and other leaders work hard to understand the needs of individual
pupils.”

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“Pupils told inspectors that they really value the way in which they feel respected at your school.”

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“You seek to identify any triggers which cause pupils to behave erratically and you work towards eliminating these.”

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“Pupils value the way in which you and your
staff make everyone feel included.”

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“The systems and structures that you have put in place ensure that pupils feel safe at school.”

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“Your school helps pupils to become
confident rounded young people.”

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“An SEMH curriculum runs through the heart of your school.”

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“Pupils are given chances to reflect upon this
through ‘life books’ where observations are made, and improvements praised.”

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“Teachers and teaching assistants work hard to ensure that pupils are ‘nudged’ in the right direction in lessons.”

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“Pupils make strides socially and emotionally.”

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“A time of ‘reflection’ at the end of the
day allows pupils to consider how they have performed at school and helps them to focus on their attitudes and behaviours. ”

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“Teachers consider
pupils’ emotional well-being deeply and give them space when they need to refocus.”

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“Inspectors saw first-hand the way in which your staff spoke to pupils with compassion and respect.”

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“Pupils welcome new arrivals with understanding and compassion.”

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“Once at school, the life coach works with
individuals to help them to deal with any anxieties that they may have.”

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“Teaching at your school is characterised by positive relationships between members of staff and pupils.”

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“A time of ‘reflection’ at the end of the
day allows pupils to consider how they have performed at school and helps them to focus on their attitudes and behaviours. ”

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