PSHEE in Senior House
PSHEE (Personal Social Health Economic Education) is taught over 2 periods a fortnight in Upper 3 and 1 period a fortnight in Lower 4 to Upper 5. PSHEE lessons include mandatory RSHE (Relationship Sex Health Education), a guide to RSHE for parents from the Department for Education can be found here.
Overview of PSHEE curriculum Upper 3 to Upper 5 can be found here
The PSHE Association provide further information for parents about PSHE teaching at the following link: https://www.pshe-association.org.uk/pshe-education-guide-parents
PSHEE Support at home
PSHEE education works best through partnership between school and the family. You can support your daughter's PSHEE education by exploring the topics taught in lessons at home within your family's own values.
The following links give information and support around some of the topics we discuss in PSHEE lessons as well as places to go for help if needed.
Growing up and puberty: https://www.healthforkids.co.uk/walsall/talking-to-your-child-about-growing-up-and-puberty/
How to talk about sex: https://www.bigtalkeducation.co.uk/parents/how-to-talk-about-sex/
Emotional Wellbeing: https://www.barnardos.org.uk/support-hub/emotional-wellbeing
Supporting mental health issues: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/for-children-and-young-people/information-for-parents/
Career and option choices: https://www.familylives.org.uk/advice/teenagers/school-learning/helping-your-teen-choose-a-career/
Money Management: https://helpyourteennow.com/teach-your-teen-money-management/
Cyber Security: https://www.eastmidlandscybersecure.co.uk/
Protecting children online and offline: https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
Prevent, Act Early: https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
Educate Against Hate: https://educateagainsthate.com/
NSPCC support for parents including racism, separation, mental health, alcohol and drugs, PANTS, difficult topics: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/support-for-parents/
Relate relationship advice: https://www.relate.org.uk/
24-hour National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline: 0808 2000 247
Freedom charity: http://www.freedomcharity.org.uk/