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PSHE at Forest Fields




Our intention is that when our children leave Forest Fields Primary, they will do so with the knowledge, understanding and emotional intelligence to be able to play an active, positive and successful role in today’s diverse society. We want our children to have high aspirations, a belief in themselves and realise that anything is possible if they put their mind to it. In an ever–changing world, it is important that they are aware, to an appropriate level, of different factors which will affect their world and that they learn how to deal with these so that they have good mental health and well-being.


Our PSHE curriculum (SCARF) is a planned programme of learning through which children and young people acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills they need for life. As part of a whole school approach, PSHE develops the qualities and attributes pupils need to thrive as individuals, family members and members of society. PSHE contributes to personal development by helping children and young people to build their personal identities, confidence and self-esteem and understand what influences their decisions. It promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils, preparing them for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences for later life. Our Relationships and Sex Education enables our children to learn how to be safe, and to understand and develop healthy relationships, both now and in their future lives.





PSHE and wellbeing long-term plan based on SCARF half-termly units and related key themes

British Values sessions (in addition to Forest Fields Primary School's daily and weekly focus in class)



By the time our children leave our school they will have embedded and demonstrate the values of

– being confident, curious and creative

– making the right choices

– keeping going

– being thoughtful and caring

– being ready to learn


They will be able to:

  • be able to approach a range of real-life situations and apply their skills and attributes to help navigate themselves through modern life
  • be on their way to becoming healthy, open minded, respectful, socially and morally responsible, active members of society
  • appreciate difference and diversity and be inclusive
  • recognise and apply the British Values of democracy, tolerance, mutual respect, rule of law and liberty
  • be able to understand and manage their emotions
  • be able to look after their mental health and well-being
  • be able to develop positive, healthy relationship with their peers both now and in the future.
  • understand the physical aspects involved in RSE at an age-appropriate level
  • have respect for themselves, others and the environment
  • have high self esteem

Take a look at our brilliant PSHE around school

Scarf guide for Parents and Carers

Relationship and Sex Education Guide for Parents and Carers (Department of Education)

Our drug policy

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