At St Alban’s C of E Academy PHSCE (Personal, health, social, citizenship education) enables children to develop a strong sense of themselves and their place in the world around them. Through the delivery of age appropriate learning experiences we aim to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to face the challenges of life in the 21st century. PHSCE covers a wide range of topics including drug and alcohol education, emotional health and well-being, personal finance, nutrition and physical activity, careers education and SRE (sex and relationships education).
PHSCE plays a vital role in the schools contribution to the five outcomes of Every Child Matters (ECM) and its statutory responsibilities to:
PHSCE is also a vehicle for delivering our fundamental British Values:
It covers curriculum topics such as:
PSHCE is an opportunity for teachers and classes to develop their relationships through circle time. These sessions can be used to address issues that arise in school and in the world news. This is vital to give our children an understanding of the rapidly changing world we live in and to face it with confidence and due consideration.