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Newtown School

Caring - Curiosity - Courage

Personal, Social and Health Education, Safety and Wellbeing



The intent of our PSHE curriculum is to help pupils develop the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to live a healthy, safe and fulfilling life. It covers a range of topics, including: 

  • Health and wellbeing: This includes topics such as physical health, mental health, emotional wellbeing, and relationships. 

  • Relationships: This includes topics such as friendships and family relationships. 

  • Living in the wider world: This includes topics such as citizenship, democracy, and the environment. 

The PSHE curriculum aims to help pupils develop the following: 

  • Knowledge: Pupils should acquire knowledge about a range of topics that are relevant to their lives. 

  • Skills: Pupils should develop skills such as communication, problem-solving, and decision-making. 

  • Attributes: Pupils should develop attributes such as resilience, self-confidence, and empathy. 

The PSHE curriculum is important because it helps pupils to develop the skills and attributes they need to be successful in life. It also helps them to become responsible citizens who are able to contribute to society. 


For more information about our PSHE Curriculum, please click the links below.