At Copthorne Prep, PSHE (RSE) is a planned programme delivered to all pupils for one lesson per week. It aims to help children to grow and develop as individuals and as members of groups and communities
- PSHE (RSE) addresses real life issues and its importance is recognized by our community. Pastoral issues are discussed within the context of PSHE lessons as and when they arise
- PSHE (RSE) and citizenship help to give pupils the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to lead confident, healthy, independent lives and to become informed, active, responsible citizens
- PSHE (RSE) gives pupils the opportunity to reflect on their experiences and understand how they are developing personally and socially, tackling many of the spiritual, moral, social and cultural issues that are part of growing up
- PSHE (RSE) ensures that pupils find out about the main political and social institutions that affect their lives and about their responsibilities, rights and duties as individuals and members of communities
- PSHE (RSE) contributes to the pupils’ ability to understand and respect our common humanity, equality, diversity and inclusion and differences so that they can go on to form the effective, fulfilling relationships that are an essential part of life and learning
Parents voice: parents are made aware of the subjects that are covered through the termly curriculum handbooks and via personal communication from subject staff. They have the opportunity to discuss the curriculum through parents evenings, parent rep meeting and loving up sessions.
Student voice: students have the opportunity to reflect and discuss subjects through sensitive class teach, pastoral meetings with tutors, form captains meeting student council.