Subject Leads: Mrs Grange (Infant School) and Miss McCormack (Junior School)
- Encourage pupils’ growth in self-respect, acknowledging we are all created in the image and likeness of God.
- Help pupils develop an understanding that love is the central basis of relationships.
- Help pupils to understand the nature of relationships and to encourage them to reflect on their own relationships and respect differences between people.
- Develop pupils’ confidence in talking, listening and thinking about feelings and relationships.
- Help pupils acquire the skills necessary to develop and sustain relationships.
- Give sex education in the wider context of relationships.
- Ensure that pupils protect themselves and ask for help and support when needed.
- Ensure that pupils are prepared for puberty.
- Help pupils to develop a healthier, safer lifestyle.
A Journey in Love
A Journey in Love is the recommended programme of study for Catholic schools for Relationships and Sex Education, and has been written as a progressive scheme of work that supports Religious Education, PSHE and Science taught within school. Relationship and Sex Education (RSHE) is taught throughout the year through Come and See but also taught independently through 'Journey in Love.' It is taught from Reception to Year 6. Below you can find information about how Come and See links to RSHE, and also the specific learning which takes place through 'Journey in Love.'
Life to the Full (Ten Ten)
Taught with a spiral approach to learning in which pupils will revisit the same topics at an age-appropriate stage through their school life, the programme includes teaching about personal health, physical and emotional well-being, strong emotions, private parts of the body, personal relationships, family structures, trusted adults, growing bodies, puberty, periods, life cycles, the dangers of social media, where babies come from, an understanding of the Common Good and living in the wider world.
The entire teaching is underpinned with a Christian faith understanding that our deepest identity is as a child of God – created, chosen and loved by God. The programme is fully inclusive of all pupils and their families.
For further information regarding our RSHE curriculum at the Infants, please contact Mrs Grange (Head of School) via the Infant School Office.
For further information regarding our KS2 RSHE curriculum, please contact Miss McCormack (Subject Lead) or Mrs Follin (Head of School) via the Junior School Office.