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Orchard Primary

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Orchard Primary & Pre-School

"Small enough to care, Big enough to inspire"

PSHE (inc RSE)

PSHE (inc RSE) Curriculum Planning Overview


Autumn 1

Me and My Relationships

Autumn 2

Valuing Difference

Spring 1

Keeping Myself Safe

Spring 2

Rights and Responsibilities

Summer 1

Being My Best

Summer 2

Growing and Changing


What makes me special

People close to me

Getting help

Similarities and differences

Celebrating difference

Showing kindness

Keeping my body safe

Safe secrets and touches

People who help to keep us safe

Looking after things:




Keeping by body healthy  – food, exercise, sleep

Growth Mindset


Life stages



Year 1


Getting help

Classroom rules

Special people

Being a good friend

Recognising, valuing and celebrating difference

Developing respect and accepting others

Bullying and getting help

How our feelings can keep us safe – including online safety

Safe and unsafe touches

Medicine Safety


Taking care of things:


My money

My environment

Growth Mindset

Healthy eating

Hygiene and health


Getting help

Becoming independent

My body parts

Taking care of self and others


Year 2

Bullying and teasing

Our school rules about bullying

Being a good friend


Being kind and helping others

Celebrating difference

People who help us

Listening Skills

Safe and unsafe secrets

Appropriate touch

Medicine safety



Online safety

Looking after money – saving and spending

Growth Mindset

Looking after my body

Hygiene and health

Exercise and sleep

Life cycles

Dealing with loss

Being supportive

Growing and changing


Year 3

Rules and their purpose


Friendship (including respectful relationships)

Coping with loss

Recognising and respecting diversity

Being respectful and tolerant

My community

Managing risk

Decision-making skills

Drugs and their risks

Staying safe online

Skills we need to develop as we grow up

Helping and being helped

Looking after the environment

Managing money

Keeping myself healthy and well

Celebrating and developing my skills

Developing empathy


Changing bodies and puberty

Keeping safe

Safe and unsafe secrets

Year 4

Healthy relationships

Listening to feelings


Assertive skills

Recognising and celebrating difference (including religions and cultural difference)

Understanding and challenging stereotypes

Managing risk

Understanding the norms of drug use (cigarette and alcohol use)


Online safety

Making a difference (different ways of helping others or the environment)

Media influence

Decisions about spending money

Having choices and making decisions about my health

Taking care of my environment

My skills and interests

Body changes during puberty

Managing difficult feelings

Relationships including marriage

Year 5


Friendship skills, including compromise

Assertive skills


Recognising emotional needs

Recognising and celebrating difference, including religions and cultural

Influence and pressure of social media

Managing risk, including online safety

Norms around use of legal drugs (tobacco, alcohol)

Decision-making skills

Rights and responsibilities

Rights and responsibilities relating to my health

Making a difference

Decisions about lending, borrowing and spending

Growing independence and taking responsibility

Keeping myself healthy

Media awareness and safety

My community

Managing difficult feelings

Managing change

How my feelings help keeping safe

Getting help

Year 6



Safe/unsafe touches

Positive relationships

Recognising and celebrating difference

Recognising and reflecting on prejudice-based bullying

Understanding bystander behaviour

Gender stereotyping

Understanding emotional needs

Staying safe online

Drugs: norms and risks (including the law)

Understanding media bias, including social media

Caring: communities and the environment

Earning and saving money

Understanding democracy

Aspirations and goal setting

Managing risk

Looking after my mental health


Coping with changes

Keeping safe

Body image

Sex education


KS2's Charity Bake Sale £140 was raised for Dogs Trust and Make a Wish.

Year 5 and 6- Get Safe 'You In?' Performance by The Swan Theatre:

Get Safe 'You In?':

The focus of this performance was to raise awareness to young people about what child exploitation is, how to identify early warning signs of this type of abuse and most crucially how and who they can report this to. 

Wetlands Club 2023:

Forensic Science workshops across the school as part of Science Week (link to 'Aspirations' curriculum):

Year 1 - Spring 1

Here are some of the amazing experiences we've had as part of our 'Aspirations' curriculum:

Whole school Christmas service and lunch:

Autumn 2 - Year 1

Year 5's First Aid Workshop with Tracy:

Autumn Term 2022- KS2 learnt lots of new skills in their special First Aid assemblies and workshops with Tracy:

Autumn 1 - Year 1

Condover Hall Residential Trip 2022 (Year 5 and 6):

Mental Health Week 2022:

Remembrance Service:

Autumn 1 | Year 5 | 2021-22

Autumn 1 | Year 4 | 2021-22

Autumn 1 | Year 3 | 2021-22

Autumn 1 | Year 1 | 2021-22

Autumn Term 2020


Year 4

Year 4 Residential Trip